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2011-05-19 08:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmaDerm, a division of Nycomed US Inc., announced today that is has launched AK Connect, a patient resource program that contains information tailored to different types of patients about diagnosis, symptoms, treatment and support for actinic keratosis (AK). Now physicians who treat patients with AK have a new resource to help better inform patients about this potentially serious skin condition that affects millions of Americans.(1,2)...

2011-05-18 14:32:00

New research from North Carolina State University shows that a "gatekeeper" protein plays an important role in skin-cancer prevention in humans and lab mice. The protein, C/EBP alpha, is normally abundantly expressed to help protect skin cells from DNA damage when humans are exposed to sunlight. The NC State research shows, however, that the protein is not expressed when certain human skin cancers are present. Moreover, when the protein is inactivated in special lab mice exposed to small...

2011-05-18 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM), the pioneer in fractional resurfacing and non-invasive skin tightening and a global market leader in aesthetic skin treatments, recently launched the "Take a Swing at the Sun" Facebook contest. This industry-first contest encourages consumers to share how they protect themselves from the sun and in doing so are entered to win a trip for four to Las Vegas. The contest winners will attend the Justin Timberlake...

2011-04-12 10:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM), the pioneer in fractional resurfacing and non-invasive skin tightening, is pleased to serve as a returning sponsor of the Fresh Express Classic(TM) at TPC Stonebrae. A Nationwide Tour(TM) event, the Fresh Express Classic will be held from Tuesday, April 12 through Sunday, April 17, at one of best new golf courses in the U.S., with breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay. The tournament will include a...

2010-11-30 21:58:02

New research shows the NSAID Celebrex may help prevent some non-melanoma skin cancers from developing in patients who have pre-cancerous actinic keratoses lesions and are at high risk for having the disease. The researchers, led by University of Alabama at Birmingham senior scientist and the study's lead author, Craig Elmets, M.D., co-leader of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center 's Chemoprevention Program, evaluated the efficacy and safety of celecoxib as a chemo-preventive agent for actinic...

2010-11-11 07:30:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(®) (Nasdaq GM: DUSA), a dermatology company that is developing and marketing Levulan(®) Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and other products focused on patients with common skin conditions, announced that Bob Doman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the 4th Annual Maxim Group Growth Conference on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 8:30...

2010-11-02 05:30:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: DUSA) announces that its third quarter corporate highlights and financial results press release will be issued on Friday, November 5th at 6:30 a.m. to be followed by a conference call at 8:30 a.m. Friday, November 5th - 8:30 a.m. E.D.T. If calling from North America use the following toll-free number: 800-647-4314...

2010-10-26 14:33:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.® (Nasdaq: DUSA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology announced today that it has been named to Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500 list. For the third consecutive year, Deloitte recognized DUSA as one of the Top 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of...

2010-09-16 13:17:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Solta Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: SLTM), the pioneer in fractional resurfacing and non-invasive skin tightening and a market leader in aesthetic skin treatments, today announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance of its Fraxel re:store®Dual for the treatment of actinic keratosis (AKs). The Fraxel re:store Dual system takes the industry leading fractional laser technology to the next level by adding a novel 1927 nm wavelength, the...

2010-09-07 07:30:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.® (Nasdaq: DUSA), a dermatology company that is developing and marketing Levulan® Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) and other products focused on patients with common skin conditions, announced that Bob Doman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the Rodman & Renshaw 12th Annual Healthcare Conference on Monday, September 13, 2010 at 10:50...


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