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Dermatology Times eNews

Dermatology Times eNews


November 30, 2011


Enbrel’s patent extended; healthcare savings impacted

Thousand Oaks, Calif. — Amgen has announced that a new patent has been granted that could protect its blockbuster drug Enbrel (etanercept) from generic competition for another 17 years — a move that could undermine some of the savings expected under federal healthcare reform, the New York Times reports. » More


Antibiotics for acne raise sore throat risk

Philadelphia — Results of a new study suggest that young acne patients on oral antibiotics are more likely than others to get a sore throat, Reuters reports. » More


Facial scars, birthmarks affect job hunt

Houston — People with facial disfigurements such as scars or birthmarks are likely to be rated lower in job interviews than those who have none, new research suggests. » More

FYI ...



Percentage of all people who develop acne at some point in their lives

Source: American Academy of Dermatology


Medical societies launch varicose veins campaign

New York — Three medical societies — the Society for Vascular Surgery, the American Venous Forum and the American College of Phlebology — have joined to launch Rethink Varicose Veins, a campaign aimed at boosting public awareness of the condition as a significant health issue. » More


Young Australians fail to heed sun warnings

Perth, Australia — Young Australians may have the highest incidence of melanoma in the world — and may be the hardest to persuade to take steps to protect themselves from the sun’s damaging rays, the West Australian reports. » More

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All Island Dermatology


Arizona Skin & Laser

Arizona Skin & Laser


Center for Dermatology Care

Cynthia Dreyer MD


Dr. Dennis Gross

David A High MD


Mark Burnett MD

MedDerm Associates


Mosaic Clinic: Dermatology

Ochsner Health System


Richard G. Glogau

Universal Dermatology





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