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Lisette Hilton
Lisette Hilton is president of Words Come Alive, based in Boca Raton, Florida.
Cosmeceuticals unplugged
There are some tricks of the dermatologists’ trade when it comes to optimizing cosmeceutical use by complementing procedures with products, according to New Orleans, La., dermatologist Mary P. Lupo, M.D.
What’s old is new: Microneedling
Microneedling techniques are mimicking results often associated with laser treatment, according to Tina S. Alster, M.D., director of Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Washington, DC, who presented “Will Microneedling Replace Lasers?” at the 2016 American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) annual meeting in New Orleans.
Novartis announces new Cosentyx data in psoriasis treatment, including long-term study
Researchers presented new data on the use of the fully human IL-17A inhibitor Cosentyx (secukinumab, Novartis) in moderate-to-severe psoriasis, at the 25th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress in Vienna, Austria, September 28 through October 2, 2016.
Large prostate Ca study evaluates RP, radiation, monitoring
Nearly 100% of patients with clinically localized prostate cancer, detected by PSA testing, survive at an average 10 years’ follow-up, regardless of whether they had active monitoring, radical prostatectomy, or radiotherapy, according to new study results.
Moves that could rein in out-of-control drug costs
The third in our series on out-of-control drug costs highlights strategies that should work to stabilize the costs of medications, so that they’re more affordable for patients.
Crowdsourcing pinpoints unmet needs in eczema research
A new study using crowdsourcing harnesses the power of social media chatter to better understand unmet needs in eczema research.
Researchers claim global skincare market is growing
A report published by U.S. based market research company Grand View Research suggests the global skincare products market will reach $196.67 billion by 2024, up from an estimated $129.21 billion in 2015.
8 things about formulating products
Skincare product formulating is a natural for dermatologists, but there are several important considerations before starting what can be an expensive, time-consuming process.
Clinical nuances of psoriasis in darker skin
There are important differences in and misconceptions about the prevalence, clinical presentation and treatment of skin of color versus Caucasian psoriasis patients. Dermatologist Andrew F. Alexis, M.D., M.P.H., share his insight about what dermatologists need to know when treating psoriasis skin of color patients.
Common pediatric disorders in skin of color
Although pediatric atopic dermatitis and acne have some similarities among children with skin of color and lighter-skinned children, there are important differences when these common skin conditions affect darker skin types.


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