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Risk Of Eye Infections With Some Acne Medications
2012-05-24 08:29:09

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com May is Healthy Vision Month and, as such, the publication of new research regarding eye health and popular prescription acne medication comes at the perfect time. Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that popular prescription acne medication pills like Accutane or Roaccutane can lead to eye infections, ranging from conjunctivitis (pink eye) to sties. They give patients and doctors a few recommendations on how to prevent eye infections from...

2012-05-22 02:27:44

LOS ANGELES, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer just around the corner, there's simply no time in busy schedules to stress over fine lines, wrinkles, and blotchy skin. According to a recent Neutrogena survey conducted by Harris Interactive, 45% of women are not sure about which products work best for their skin. To help take the guesswork out of summer skin care, Neutrogena®( )Dermatologics(TM) and Dr. Will Kirby have teamed up to offer tips on skin care that delivers real results...

2012-05-21 06:25:18

SAN DIEGO, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Suneva Medical, a privately-held aesthetics company, today announced that it has acquired an aesthetic product portfolio from Spear Pharmaceuticals ("Spear"). Under the terms of the agreement, Suneva will acquire worldwide rights to Refissa(® )and its marketed generic equivalent. The portfolio contains the only tretinoin creams with a .05% strength, emollient base and broad indication for fine facial lines, hyperpigmentation and tactile roughness....

2012-05-11 14:20:54

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stiefel, a GSK (NYSE: GSK) company, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved the New Drug Application for Fabior (tazarotene) Foam, 0.1%. It is the only retinoid in a topical foam formulation for the treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older. "Stiefel is dedicated to meeting the needs of patients and dermatologists and we believe Fabior Foam will be an important treatment option...

2012-05-07 09:18:01

'Browning' white fat by blocking vitamin A metabolism Brown seems to be the color of choice when it comes to the types of fat cells in our bodies. Brown fat expends energy, while its counterpart, white fat stores it. The danger in white fat cells, along with the increased risk for diabetes and heart disease it poses, seems especially linked to visceral fat. Visceral fat is the build-up of fat around the organs in the belly. So in the battle against obesity, brown fat appears to be our...

2012-04-26 02:27:51

IRVINE, Calif., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/-- On March 17(th) at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, ZO Skin Health, Inc. introduced its new line of medical skin care products, ZO® MEDICAL by Zein Obagi, MD, a therapeutic skin care system developed by world renowned dermatologist Dr. Zein Obagi that will be sold exclusively through physicians' offices both in the United States and in over forty (40) countries internationally. ZO® MEDICAL is Dr. Zein Obagi's new...

2012-04-11 23:00:58

On March 14th, 2012 a New Jersey judge, Carol E. Higbee of the Atlantic County Superior Court, overseeing a consolidated Accutane inflammatory bowel disease lawsuit (case no. ATL-L-3361-04-MT) has affirmed the jury´s verdicts and denied manufacturer Hoffman-LaRoche´s request for a new trial. The jury awarded Gillian Gaghan $2 million in damages for the injuries she suffered as a consequence of using Accutane. Accutane (isotretinoin), a popular acne medication, was introduced in 1982...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

According to court documents, on February 27th, 2012 the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Kamie S. Kendall, the plaintiff in a $10.5 million lawsuit over Accutane, did not miss the state's two-year statute of limitations when she filed the suit in 2005 (A-73-2010 — 066802). Accutane (isotretinoin), a popular acne medication introduced in 1982, is manufactured by Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc. Kendall, who accuses Accutane for her ulcerative colitis, started taking Accutane for her acne in...

2012-03-14 21:15:24

A combined therapy of common acne medications was shown to be a potent regimen for treating patients with severe facial acne, according to two published studies involving Henry Ford Hospital. The companion studies found that a therapy of the topical Epiduo Gel containing adapalene and benzoyl peroxide and the antibiotic doxycycline proved more effective at reducing acne lesions compared to other treatment regimens. Of the 459 patients involved in the study, 76 percent...

2012-03-13 08:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cetaphil®, the #1 dermatologist-recommended brand of cleansers and moisturizers, today announced the launch of Cetaphil® DermaControl(TM) products, formulated for acne-prone skin. Cetaphil® DermaControl(TM) is the first skin care line of its kind designed to complement an acne regimen for sensitive, acne-prone skin. Delivered through advanced technology, the Cetaphil®DermaControl(TM) skincare system is one of the first to...