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Dermatology Times eNews

Dermatology Times eNews


September 21, 2011


FTC targets two ‘acne-curing’ smartphone apps

Washington — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered two businesses to stop marketing their smartphone apps as acne cures, the Los Angeles Times reports. » More


Genentech seeks ‘new drug’ status for BCC treatment

South San Francisco, Calif. — Genentech, based here, has submitted a New Drug Application for vismodegib to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating adults with advanced basal cell carcinoma (BCC) for whom surgery is deemed inappropriate. » More


Illinois woman dies after injecting beef fat into face

Chicago — An Illinois woman died of a bacterial infection after injecting her face with hot beef fat in an apparent attempt to self-treat wrinkles, although the cause of death appeared unrelated, ABC News reports. » More

FYI ...



Estimated percentage of people ages 11 to 30 who have acne breakouts
at some point

Source: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases


U.S. children don’t get enough vitamin D3 from sun

Washington — Food and Drug Administration (FDA) researchers say many U.S. children are not getting enough sun exposure to help meet their minimal daily vitamin D3 requirements, MedPage Today reports. » More

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