Latest Actinic keratosis Stories

2009-06-03 08:05:00

Actinic keratoses are sun-damaged rough patches or lesions on the skin — often pink and scaly — that doctors have long believed can turn into a form of skin cancer known as squamous cell carcinoma.

2008-10-23 09:00:39

Dusa Pharmaceuticals, an integrated dermatology pharmaceutical company, has announced results from its Phase IIb clinical trial to compare the safety and efficacy of photodynamic therapy using the company's Blu-U brand light plus vehicle containing Levulan to that of photodynamic therapy using the Blu-U plus vehicle without Levulan in patients with moderate to severe facial acne vulgaris.

2008-10-21 13:10:00

Looking for youthful skin? Researchers announced on Monday that a process of using a topical solution made by the company DUSA Pharmaceuticals Inc and laser treatment encourages collagen production and helps revitalize skin that was damaged by the sun.

2008-10-08 18:00:34

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: NVN), a company developing innovative therapeutics for the treatment of viral infections and cancer, today provided an update on its ongoing development programs.

2008-10-08 09:00:51

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nventa Biopharmaceuticals Corporation (TSX: NVN) today presented positive data from preclinical studies using its proprietary Toll-like Receptor 3 agonist, Poly IC-Poly Arginine (Poly-ICR), at the World Vaccine Congress 2008 in Lyon, France.

2008-09-05 15:00:30

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Gisele Galoustian of Florida Atlantic University, +1- 561-297-2010, ggaloust@fau.edu BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida Technology, Research and Scholarship Board recently awarded Florida Atlantic University researcher Dr.

2008-07-28 03:00:38

By Lee Tolliver, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul. 28--Gone are the unsightly scabs. Left behind are small pink circles, bright and obvious against tanned skin -- signs of a new beginning.

2008-05-05 18:00:51

Valeant Pharmaceuticals (NYSE:VRX) today announced that Spear Pharmaceuticals has agreed not to market, sell or ship a generic fluorouracil cream 5% pursuant to a stay in Valeant's legal case against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

2005-12-14 16:22:07

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Regular, long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may protect against the development of actinic keratosis, a precancerous skin condition caused by long-term exposure to the sun, and squamous cell cancers (SCC) of the skin, according to a study conducted in subtropical Queensland, Australia.

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