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2014-05-08 23:05:37

“Education obtained at the dermatology appointment may improve early self-detection of melanoma, and having an established dermatologist may facilitate earlier evaluation of concerning lesions,” according to a recent study in The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Early-stage melanoma is more detectable on patients that visit a knowledgeable, board certified dermatologist on a regular basis than those who forego consistent checkups, according to a...

2014-03-20 23:32:33

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon Dr. Andre Panossian to present cutting edge work on hemangiomas at the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies in Melbourne, Australia. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Dr. Andre Panossian, Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, is traveling to Melbourne, Australia in April to present his ground-breaking work on hemangiomas and...

2011-08-16 13:34:37

Compared with oral corticosteroids, use of the beta-blocker propranolol for treatment of infantile hemangiomas (IHs) was associated with higher rates of lesion clearance, fewer adverse effects, fewer surgical interventions after treatment, and lowers cost, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. A common type of vascular tumor, IH tends to grow rapidly during the first three to 12 months of age, and then slowly and...

2011-04-25 12:51:07

Yuemeng Dai, MD, PhD, of Little Rock, AK, will receive the first place Bill Postic Basic Science Award for outstanding achievement in the field of pediatric otolaryngology for his research paper titled "Enos Protein Expressions is Decreased in Involuting Hemangiomas,"during their annual meeting, April 29 "“ May 1, 2011, in Chicago, IL. The award will be presented during a banquet reception on Saturday, April 30, 2011, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. Endothelial nitric oxide...

2011-04-08 00:00:27

Pierre Fabre Dermatologie has retained Inclinix, Inc., to assist in the enrollment of patients for the HEMANGIOL study, a Phase II/III clinical trial of a potential treatment for reducing infantile hemangioma (IH), also known as strawberry birthmark. The HEMANGIOL study looks to explore a new possibility by determining whether a treatment that is already licensed and used for various conditions in adults can reduce hemangioma growth in infants aged 35 "“ 150 days. The HEMANGIOL study...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vascular birthmarks, which occur in nearly 10 percent of all infants at birth or within the first few weeks of life, can cause concern for parents particularly if they are large or in a cosmetically important area. The decision to treat a birthmark is one that parents should make with a dermatologist, who can determine the type of birthmark and whether or not it poses any potential risks in the future. Speaking today at the 69th Annual Meeting of...

2010-10-05 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF), the leading not for profit in the world for families affected by a vascular birthmark, tumor, or syndrome, will be honoring Gregory Levitin, M.D., as the 2010 VBF Physician of the Year at the 2nd "Mark of Beauty" Gala at the Hudson Theatre in Manhattan on October 8, 2010. "We are thrilled to honor Dr. Levitin, who has made such a profound impact on the lives of so many children and their families who...

2010-09-29 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vascular Birthmarks Foundation (VBF) is hosting its biennial "Mark of Beauty" Gala on Friday, October 8, 2010 and its annual Vascular Birthmarks Conference on Saturday, October 9, 2010 in Manhattan. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100929/DC72967) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100929/DC72967) According to VBF President and Founder Linda Rozell-Shannon, Ph.D, "vascular birthmarks are the most common birth defect...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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