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Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton is president of Words Come Alive, based in Boca Raton, Florida.
Open access journal Itch launches
Itch publishes original scientific papers that contribute to the understanding of the basic mechanisms and clinical aspects of pruritus. Unlike a printed journal, Itch’s online format allows for papers to be published after they’ve been reviewed.
Study enrollment for prurigo nodular complete
A phase 2/3 multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel, three-arm study looking at Nalbuphine ER for prurigo nodularis will evaluate safety and efficacy in 63 patients.
GlobalMed Technologies acquires Omnilux Medical
GlobalMed has represented medical and aesthetic dermatology brands, including BMT, CoolTouch and Radiancy, since 1996. Omnilux noninvasively treats dermatologic conditions, including acne, fine lines and wrinkles and non-melanoma skin cancer.
Zika virus: Top mosquito repellent recommendations
With summer here and concern growing about the spread of the Zika virus to the United States, pediatricians might notice more patients inquiring about how to safely repel mosquitoes and their disease-inducing bites.
Light-listening device could transform skin disease detection
The future of skin cancer and other disease detection could change with the development of a photonics device that listens to light.
Revance injectable outperforms Botox
According to early research, not-yet-approved RT002 (DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection, Revance Therapeutics) lasts longer, might be safer and offers more dramatic wrinkle reduction than today’s most popular neurotoxin Botox (Allergan).
Dermatologists pioneer top nonsurgical cosmetic procedures
Dermatologists pioneer top nonsurgical cosmetic procedures
Dermatologists have had a hand in the research, development and shaping of the majority of non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic medical procedures, according to a recent study. In fact, dermatology ranked higher than many other specialties and should use this to highlight their expertise.
Fad diets and skin
Whether to lose weight or for perceived health benefits, many patients are on one of a number of fad diets. Dr. Katta shares her advice to patients and how specific diets might affect skin health.
Diet, skin disease data growing
A growing number of studies suggest diet influences general skin health and specific skin diseases, from acne and eczema to skin aging. Dermatologists share their best practices for using diet to combat skin disease and promote skin health.
Smart skin that acts like the real thing
Researchers have developed a recyclable paper-based smart skin, capable of detecting temperature, humidity, pH, pressure, touch, flow, motion and proximity at 13 cm.