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Dermatology Times eNews

Dermatology Times eNews


February 15, 2012


FDA OKs shortcut path for biosimilars

Washington — The Food and Drug Administration has created the first shortcut to the U.S. market for "biosimilar" medicines — cheaper versions of expensive and complex biologic drugs such as infliximab for rheumatoid arthritis, etanercept for plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and erythropoietin for anemia. » More

FDA approves no-comb lice treatment

Washington — The Food and Drug Administration has approved prescription-strength lotion Sklice (Sanofi Pasteur) for the treatment of head lice in children ages 6 months and older. » More

FYI ...



Estimated number of hospital emergency department cases annually due to indoor tanning bed and lamp exposure

Source: American Academy of Dermatology


Find Resources to Help Manage Plaque Psoriasis Effectively

Lawmakers: Tanning industry gives false information

Washington — Democrats on Capitol Hill have accused the indoor tanning industry of providing false and misleading information about the health risks of tanning bed use. » More


Resource Center: Eczema: Emollients, Counseling, and Care

Folic Acid Supplements Up Risk of Eczema.


Radioactive cream used to treat skin cancers

Grenoble, France — Researchers say a new skin cancer treatment that uses radiation to kill benign tumors with a single application of cream could be a viable alternative to surgery. » More


LEO Pharma offers Taclonex to eligible uninsured

Parsippany, N.J. — LEO Pharma Inc., the Parsippany-based U.S. subsidiary of Denmark’s LEO Pharma A/S, is offering a Patient Assistance Program to provide medication to eligible uninsured patients suffering from plaque psoriasis. » More

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