Newsmakers

Skin Care Researchers Seek Natural Extracts To Regulate Pigmentation

“It’s a bit like looking for a needle in a haystack,” says David Fisher, MD, PhD, chief of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Dermatology and director of the MGH Cutaneous...

Belotero Balance

A new hyaluronic acid filler, Belotero Balance (Merz Aesthetics, www.merz.com), hit the market earlier this year. Is it really something new or just another HA-...

Hair restoration

Research on hair regrowth in patients with androgenic alopecia (AGA) has spiked since 2010. Most recently, a group of researchers from Tokyo University of Science in Chiba, Japan, bioengineered...

By Linda W. Lewis

In July 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report commissioned by the United States Food and Drug Administration assessing the FDA’s...

By Linda W. Lewis

On June 14, 2011, the United States Food and Drug Administration (www.fda.gov) issued its long-awaited Final Sunscreen...

By Linda W. Lewis

In September 2011 the United States Food and Drug Administration cleared ZELTIQ’s CoolSculpting (www.coolsculpting.com...