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2010-11-22 11:18:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) recently updated its position statement on the use of isotretinoin. The position continues to state that patient safety is dermatologists' primary concern and that the AADA is committed to the safe and responsible use of isotretinoin, which is the most effective treatment for severe acne. "Isotretinoin continues to be considered a critically important drug for treating patients...

2010-11-16 07:43:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ People who have severe acne are at a higher risk for suicide, according to this study. The study also found that additional risk may be present up to one year after treatment with isotretinoin, a commonly prescribed drug for severe acne. However, the authors stress that the additional risk is most likely due to the acne itself, rather than the drug treatment. Isotretinoin has been used since the 1980s as an effective treatment, but there have been reports linking...

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2010-11-12 11:15:00

Association of suicide attempts with acne and treatment with isotretinoin: Retrospective Swedish cohort study Individuals who suffer from severe acne are at an increased risk of attempting suicide, according to a paper published on bmj.com today. The study also finds that an additional risk may be present during and up to one year after treatment with isotretinoin, a commonly prescribed drug for severe acne. However, the authors stress that this additional risk is most likely due to the acne...

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2010-08-20 16:35:00

New research suggests that acne antibiotics prescribed to help control breakouts may lead to inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. David Margolis, a dermatologist and lead author of a study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, said in an interview with Reuters Health that bowel disorders linked to acne treatment are "a rare outcome."However, previous studies suggest that the acne drug isotretinoin might be the cause of inflammatory bowel disease in a small number of patients being treated...

2009-07-21 07:20:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Avidas Pharmaceuticals and LaRon Pharma Inc. today announced that they have entered into an agreement for LaRon to co-promote Avidas' key prescription-only convenience kits, Avidoxy(TM) DK defence kit and Scalacort(TM) DK defence kit. Under the terms of the agreement, LaRon will provide sales support focused on primary care and internal medicine physicians in the United States, while Avidas will continue its sales force specialty focus in...

2009-06-30 06:35:00

New convenience kit can help patients get the most out of treatment during the summer months and beyond DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- For most people, the arrival of summer means more time outdoors, with trips to the beach, pool parties and other outdoor activities. What can be more enjoyable than soaking up the sun and having fun with friends? But for those who suffer from acne, the summertime can actually mean a worsening of symptoms and the need for extra care for their skin....

2009-03-02 06:45:00

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Avidas(TM) Pharmaceuticals, a privately held, specialty pharmaceutical company which focuses on dermatology, women's health and endocrinology, today announced the launch of Avidoxy(TM) DK (defence kit), a new patient convenience kit developed to control severe acne by attacking bacteria and by cleansing, exfoliating, moisturizing and protecting skin. Avidoxy DK includes Avidoxy(TM) (Doxycycline Tablets), a broad spectrum oral antibiotic, in an...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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