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2011-04-11 10:10:00

Nine scientists receive funds to study psoriatic disease PORTLAND, Ore., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Psoriasis Foundation awarded $750,000 in nine research grants to the nation's leading scientists studying psoriasis--a chronic disease of the immune system that appears on the skin, affecting as many as 7.5 million Americans--for projects with the highest likelihood of resulting in better treatments and a cure for this disease.

2011-03-10 02:59:00

LUXEMBOURG, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Creabilis SA, a clinical stage European biotechnology company addressing unmet medical needs in dermatology, today announced positive results from its Phase IIa study of its lead product CT327 in psoriasis vulgaris. CT327 is a novel topically applied TrkA kinase inhibitor developed using Creabilis' LSE (Low Systemic Exposure) technology.

2011-02-16 10:51:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Partners announced today that it has updated coverage on Oculus Innovative Sciences, Inc., (Nasdaq: OCLS) and maintains its $3.81 target price.

2011-02-09 03:59:00

OXFORD, England, February 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Circassia Ltd, a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on allergy, today announced that it has acquired the worldwide development and commercialization rights to the novel topical therapeutic for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, PAP-1. Circassia acquired the rights to the proprietary molecule from Airmid Inc, for an undisclosed upfront sum plus milestone payments and royalties on future product sales. PAP-1 is one of the most potent...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

Preventative tips may help minimize risks NEW ORLEANS, Feb.

2011-02-04 08:00:00

New guidelines stress the need for proper diagnosis to confirm allergy NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, one of the most common forms of eczema in this family of inflammatory skin diseases, is a chronic disease marked by red, cracked and itchy skin.

2011-02-01 06:59:00

KVISTGARD, Denmark, February 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bavarian Nordic A/S (NASDAQ OMX: BAVA) announced today that it has completed a clinical Phase 2 trial of its smallpox vaccine, IMVAMUNE(R), in individuals suffering from atopic dermatitis (a.k.a. eczema).

2010-12-17 17:17:01

Like a fence or barricade intended to stop unwanted intruders, the skin serves as a barrier protecting the body from the hundreds of allergens, irritants, pollutants and microbes people come in contact with every day.

2010-12-15 03:25:00

LUXEMBOURG, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Creabilis SA, a clinical stage European biotechnology company addressing unmet medical needs in dermatology, today announced positive results in the Phase IIa study of its lead product CT327 in atopic dermatitis. CT327 is a novel topically applied TrkA kinase inhibitor developed using the Creabilis' LSE (Low Systemic Exposure) technology.

2010-12-14 16:17:57

'Pruritic nodules' are small lumps under the skin that cause itching and which, according to some studies, can remain for several years.


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