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2013-06-06 08:29:06

RXI-109 was well tolerated and produced a statistically significant and dose dependent reduction of Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF), a protein that causes abnormal scarring when it is over-expressed in a wound WESTBOROUGH, Mass., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (OTCQB: RXII), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted technologies, today...

2013-06-05 16:22:18

90,000 women last year had Breast Cancer restoration surgery ATLANTA, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- bioCorneum acknowledges that Breast Cancer scars challenge a woman's femininity and redefine how she views herself. A well thought out scar management plan is an intricate part of women being able to Recover, Restore, and Reclaim their lives to move forward. Scar management is an important part of the healing process that must be discussed. Thanks to Angelina Jolie's brave, very...

2013-06-04 23:24:59

Synedgen wins federal funding to test burn treatment to reduce scar formation. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Because burns tend to heal slowly, become infected and remain inflamed, they can produce scars that are excessive, physically debilitating and functionally damaging. Each year in the US, more than 1 million burn injuries require medical attention. While over the last several decades advances in life saving technology have improved outcomes for burn patients, methods to prevent...

2013-06-04 23:22:32

Laser treatments are increasingly popular among consumers. Dr. Hugh Hetherington, a cosmetic surgeon, comments on the benefits of laser technology. Bozeman, Montana (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 A CBS News article has shared information about the growing popularity of the use of laser technology in cosmetic procedures. According to the article, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reports the number of people who have undergone laser skin resurfacing procedures has doubled over the last decade....

2013-06-02 23:01:00

A recent Harper's Bazaar article examines various skin care treatments that are both effective and affordable. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says the suggestions are helpful to those with budget or time constraints. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 According to a recent Harper´s Bazaar article titled “Saving Face: The Top Skin Care Treatments for $100 or Less,” there is a wide variety of skin care products and treatments that are now affordable to...

2013-05-30 23:24:39

According to Laser and Cosmetic Dermatology Specialist Dr. Whitney Bowe, antioxidants help block acne causing free radicals. Briarcliff, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 When a woman in her 30s or 40s develops acne, she may reach for the same remedies she relied on decades ago to treat pimples as a teenager — over-the-counter acne cream and some cover-up to camouflage the blemishes. But that´s a mistake because adult acne is different from teen acne, according to Dr. Whitney Bowe, a...

2013-05-28 23:28:30

Dr. Shah of Beautiful Canadian Laser and Skincare Clinic, understands the pain of acne. Over the course of his 13 years as a cosmetic physician, Dr Shah has witnessed firsthand the devastating effects acne can have on the self esteem of his patients and offers a wide range of solutions for this problem. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Societal Expectations We live in a society that values a clear complexion. For sufferers of acne, this often leads to insecurity and emotional pain. Acne...

2013-05-24 12:23:36

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare is pleased to announce that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat Keloids with the SRT-100(TM). The SRT-100(TM) is the leading alternative to surgery in treating Non Melanoma Skin Cancer and now is approved to treat Keloids caused by surgery or injury. Leading Dermatologists and Oncologists have found the SRT-100(TM) superficial radiotherapy system to be an excellent choice for their...

2013-05-14 23:21:14

Dr. Jerome Edelstein improves rate of scarring with technique validated by recent research. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 A recent study suggests prolonged intradermal suture support significantly decreases the spread of scarring, a finding that is supported by Toronto Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Jerome Edelstein. “Scarring is the biggest concern for larger procedures like tummy tucks and arm lifts. I noticed that patient satisfaction is closely tied to the quality of the resulting scar....

2013-05-14 08:33:00

ArteFill study meets its primary efficacy endpoint in the treatment of acne scars SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Suneva Medical, Inc., a privately-held aesthetics company, today released the initial treatment results from its Pivotal acne scar study evaluating the safety and efficacy of ArteFill®, a dermal filler, to treat acne scars. The treatment of acne scars represents an important unmet clinical need, as sixty to ninety-five percent of people with acne may go on...