Acne News

 
 
  • Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens for 2018 Despite concerns about chemical sunscreens, they protect you better from the sun than “natural” sunscreens, Consumer Reports’ latest sunscreen report finds.
  • Impax Reaches $20 Mln Deal to End Trial Over Generic Drug's Delay Impax Laboratories Inc has agreed to pay $20 million to consumers and insurers to resolve claims that the drugmaker entered an anticompetitive deal to delay launching a generic, cheaper version of acne medication Solodyn.
  • Dermira to Abandon Acne Drug, Shares Crater Dermira Inc will discontinue development of its acne drug after the treatment failed to meet the main goals of two late-stage studies, the company said on Monday.
  • Depression Risk Rises With New Acne Diagnosis In the first year after a new diagnosis of acne, patients’ risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than 60 percent compared to the general population, a new study shows.
  • AADAcne Can Be More Distressing Than Melanoma Inflammatory skin diseases cause more harm than skin cancers when years of disability are considered, according to the latest report from the Global Burden of Disease Study.
  • Alert PRAC Seeks New Pregnancy Prevention Measures For Retinoids The EMA committee calls for updating pregnancy prevention measures and including a warning with retinoid products on the possible risk for neuropsychiatric disorders.
  • French Families Plan to Sue Retailers Over Baby Milk Recall -Group Some French families are planning to take legal action against supermarket chains after potentially tainted products found their way onto shop shelves despite a recall, the spokesman of a victims' group said on Monday.
  • France's Lactalis Forced Into New Recall in Baby Milk Scare French dairy group Lactalis is widening a product recall to cover all baby milk manufactured by a factory at the center of a salmonella contamination, Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.
  • French Retailers Sold Lactalis Baby Milk After Salmonella Recall France's biggest supermarket chains said they sold some Lactalis baby food products after a recall by the dairy giant over concerns they could be contaminated with salmonella.
  • Teledermatology Platform May Allow High-quality Acne Evaluation Patient-taken iPhone photos transmitted and stored in the Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA) teledermatology program may be as useful for acne evaluations as in-person consultations, a pilot study suggests.
  • Teen Acne Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk Swedish researchers report an association between acne -- particularly severe acne -- in the late teen years and later prostate cancer risk, a finding that validates other research.
  • France Orders International Recall of Lactalis Baby Formula France has ordered banned the sale and ordered a recall of several baby formula milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis after the discovery of Salmonella bacteria, consumer protection agency DGCCRF said in a statement.
  • Dermatology Guideline Authors Take Big Payments From Industry Dermatology clinical practice guideline authors often receive large payments from industry and don't always fully disclose them, researchers report.
  • Testing Potential Uses for Light Therapy Green and red light therapies explored to treat migraines and skin conditions.
  • Consensus Statement: Most Skin Procedures OK With Retinoids Consensus statement changes recommendation to postpone skin procedures in patients on recent or concurrent systemic isotretinoin, except for manual dermabrasion and fully ablative laser treatments.
  • Foamix's Acne Drug Misses Main Goal in Key Study Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd said on Monday its experimental acne treatment failed to meet one of two main goals in a late-stage study.
  • FDA Panel Backs Label Changes for Peroxide Contacts' Solutions A joint FDA panel backed packaging and label changes to help users distinguish peroxide-based contact solutions from those that do not contain peroxide, in order to prevent eye injuries.
  • Alert Oral Contraceptive Okay for Acne as Last Resort, Says EMA EU regulators said the available evidence for drugs combining dienogest and ethinylestradiol does not raise new safety concerns.
  • Are Tea Tree and Lavender Oils Safe for Kids? Tea tree and lavender essential oils are popular ingredients in personal care and household products, including many aimed at children.
  • Alert EMA Begins Review of Retinoid Drugs An EMA committee has begun a review of retinoids because of concerns about the adequacy of pregnancy prevention programs and product information regarding the risk for neuropsychiatric disorders.