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2010-02-15 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the British Journal of Dermatology, one of the world's leading dermatology journals, published a head-to-head anti-aging clinical trial comparing an off the shelf brand to the leading prescription wrinkle regimen, 0.02 percent tretinoin. The study found that the Olay Professional Pro-X regimen clinically improves the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles as well as this gold standard prescription regimen in just 8 weeks.* To view the multimedia...

2009-09-09 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2008, the global anti-aging skincare market approached $15 billion(1), with 32 percent of U.S. facial skincare product launches boasting anti-aging claims(2) many over-the-counter products are claiming to achieve comparable benefits as prescription anti-aging treatments. The interest in anti-aging products continues to grow, but FDA-approved prescription products with rigorous efficacy and safety standards are still the preferred option when it comes...

2009-07-15 08:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche Holding AG, the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs, recently announced the withdrawal of its Accutane acne medicine from the US Market. The decision was largely driven by falling market share, the product reaching the end of its life cycle, and the high cost of personal injury lawsuits. (i) "While the withdrawal of Accutane comes on the heels of much public scrutiny, the bottom line is that physicians and patients need a viable...

2009-06-26 15:32:00

TRENTON, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcus Rayner, executive director of the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance, a statewide, bipartisan group of individuals, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the state's civil justice system and advocating for legal reform in the legislature and in the courts, today issued the following statement in reaction to Roche's announcement that the company will immediately discontinue Accutane(R), a treatment for severe acne: "Thanks to an...

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2009-06-26 14:28:34

Roche Holding AG announced on Friday that it is no longer selling its acne drug Accutane amid slowing sales due to the move towards generic alternatives. "As always when you have generics around your market share drops," Roche spokeswoman Martina Rupp told Reuters. "This was an economical decision driven by falling market share," she said. Indeed, Accutane's market share had declined to around 4 to 5 percent. Generics of the potent drug have been available since 2002 and now dominate the...

2009-03-17 11:43:00

Company brings the latest in Italian skin care to the U.S. TURIN, Italy, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct from Italy, Perlabella PureDose Pearls bring the latest in anti-aging skin care technology to America. The skin care line offers four highly concentrated anti-aging serums: Retinol Face, Q10 Face, Vitamin C Face and Retinol Eye. "Perlabella PureDose Pearls are unique because they are airtight, making it impossible for water, air or preservatives to compromise the integrity of their...

2009-03-06 17:59:00

SAN DIEGO, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AndroScience Corporation (ASC(TM)), a developmental stage pharmaceutical company announced results of a Phase 2a dose-ranging study of their lead clinical compound for the treatment of acne. The randomized, double-blinded, vehicle-controlled study completed in late 2008 enrolled 186 patients with acne and consisted of twice daily topical applications of ASC-J9(TM) cream for 12 weeks to evaluate safety and ascertain preliminary efficacy. ASC-J9(TM)...

2009-03-06 09:00:00

Expanded Dermatology Division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Introduces Fixed Combination Acne Treatment Designed to Increase Patient Satisfaction and Use SAN FRANCISCO, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coria Laboratories, the newly expanded dermatology division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX), announced today the commercial launch of Acanya(TM) Gel (clindamycin phosphate 1.2% and benzoyl peroxide 2.5%) indicated for the once-daily treatment of acne vulgaris in patients 12...

2009-02-26 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Coria Laboratories, the newly expanded dermatology division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE: VRX), today announced six data presentations on Acanya Gel at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), taking place March 6 - 10, 2009, at the Moscone Center, San Francisco. The presentations demonstrate the efficacy and safety of once daily Acanya Gel (clindamycin phosphate 1.2% and benzoyl peroxide...

2009-01-20 22:34:13

Patient deaths that led to a clinical trial being halted early may have had nothing to do with the anti-cancer cream being tested, U.S. researchers say. The trial was testing a cream containing tretinoin, a retinoid commonly used to treat acne and other conditions, to prevent skin cancer. A total of 1,131 veterans -- 97 percent male -- with an average age of 71 years were randomly assigned to apply either a cream containing 0.1 percent tretinoin or an unmedicated cream daily to their face...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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