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Benefit of cosmetic injectables, in a cream?
CNW Broadcast Services via The Sacramento Bee    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The government of Canada announced they are investing funds into the further development of Delivra, the groundbreaking transdermal delivery system that transports active ingredients through the skin to joints, muscles and other tissues, that, to date, no other topical creams have been able to reach. More



FDA warns L'Oreal about claims for anti-aging creams
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Regulators warned L'Oreal SA, the world's biggest cosmetics group, to stop advertising skincare products using language that makes them sound like drugs. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Lancome USA, a L'Oreal unit, claimed some of its skin creams could "boost the activity of genes" or "stimulate cell regeneration" to reduce signs of aging. More

Woman dies after tanning injections
Press Association via Bury Free Press    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Health watchdogs have issued another warning after a young woman died from illegal tanning injections she bought on the Internet. Tanning injections of the product Melanotan, are banned from sale in the U.K. but can be bought online. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, which regulates medicines and ensures they are safe to use, appealed for anyone who has bought the drug to contact them. More

Product Showcase: Pellevé™ Wrinkle Reduction System
Pellevé is a revolutionary innovation in skin tightening, FDA-cleared to treat facial wrinkles without surgery. Using radiowaves, the Pellevé system heats the deep layers of the skin, causing collagen to contract and tighten. After treatment, the skin begins to produce new collagen, improving skin firmness and resulting in a naturally refreshed appearance.

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Could this stem cell cure for wrinkles end the hunt for the perfect skin cream?
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Scientists are working on a new weapon in the war against wrinkles. There are not many things women have not tried in the quest for a youthful complexion – from lotions and potions to Botox and cosmetic surgery. But a British firm is trialing a new method, which involves injecting the patient's own stem cells to restore skin's youthful elasticity. More

Coping with a big birthmark at an early age
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Two-year-old Tyler is like most little boys. He's healthy, happy and active. He also was born with a rare craniofacial condition called a Large Congenital Melanocytic Nevus. An LCMN is a birthmark that occurs in approximately 1 in every 20,000 births. The nevus causes dark pigmentation of the skin that can range in size from small to giant, some even covering most of the body's surface. More



Skincare imitates art
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An artist sculpture. A moisturizing cream for the face. These two may seem worlds apart, but often, inspiration comes from the strangest sources. When La Mer, vice president of product innovation Loretta Miraglia, was developing the Moisturizing Soft Cream, she looked to materials that were smart, responsive, shape-shifting, weightless and censorial. More

Skin, immune system influence salt storage, regulate blood pressure
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High salt intake has long been considered a risk factor for high blood pressure, but not every type of high blood pressure is associated with high salt intake. New findings by professor Jens Titze, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, and the University of Erlangen, Germany, now point to previously unknown mechanisms. Accordingly, the skin and the immune system play an important role in the regulation of the sodium balance and hypertension. More

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Why more women are turning towards wrinkle creams?
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When it comes to getting a youthful face, you've got several choices — undergo surgery, opt for injectables or use wrinkle creams. An increasing number of women are choosing the latter. More

Touch-based, mobile EMR for dermatologists coming to other doctors
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In the highly fragmented electronic medical records market, how do you build an efficient product that doctors actually want to use? Maybe hire physicians in your target markets and join up with an entrepreneur who co-founded Blackboard? That was Modernizing Medicine's approach in developing its touch-based, mobile Electronic Medical Assistant, a cloud-based electronic medical record system with additional capabilities customized for small and midsized specialty medical practices. More

 Continuing Education

FREE COA-Approved Webinar

Let the Light Shine On! Entering the Light Therapy Market

Presented by Kate Riley

About the webinar:
This presentation will provide an introduction into phototherapy for the skin care specialist who presently are not offering this procedure. We will discuss the underlying theory of light-based therapy; the differences in how light is generated and the benefits and limitations of each type of modality. 1.0 CE.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Summarize basic phototherapy theory.
2) Discuss the differences in light-based modalities.
3) Compare Laser, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), and Light Emitting Diodes (LED).
4) Evaluate if phototherapy can work in their practice.

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The NCEA Commission on Accreditation has approved these webinars. For more information on the Commission on Accreditation go to NCEA Certified website.



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Susanne S. Warfield, President/CEO of Paramedical Consultants, Inc. (www.PCIJournal.com) Official Publication of the Society of Dermatology SkinCare Specialists. Warfield has over 31 years experience, is a leading expert on business, legal and liability issues that affect physician and esthetician relationships. She has authored over 400 articles and 15 books for the consumer, medical and skin care sectors. More

             



 

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