International pharmaceutical company Merz will buy US-based medical device company Ulthera for $600 million in upfront cash and milestone payments.
Market research company, Research and Markets has launched a new report: Facial Aesthetics Market to 2020 – Economic Recovery Drives Growth in the US as Increasing Awareness Fuels Demand in Developing Markets.
Dermatologist Dr Howard Murad has received the lifetime achievement award at The Aesthetic Show’s annual awards ceremony in Las Vegas.
The Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD) accepted the Aesthetic Visionary Award, which recognised his contribution to research, science, healthy living and skincare.
Chicago-based researchers claim mobile apps are an effective method of distributing medical information.
After creating a free app that conveyed evidence-based content on diet and acne, the team found it was downloaded to 5507 devices in 98 countries.
A new book written by Dr Terry Loong, medical director of the Skin Energy Clinic in London, promises to help cure acne without pills.
A key finding of a new study in Philadelphia has explained how injecting onabotulinumA (BoNT –A) into the scalp can prevent or reverse mechanical sensitization of meningeal nociceptors in migraine.
A significant disconnect between cosmetic and traditional tattoo industries has hindered patients aesthetics results, according to a report published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal.
The report, by American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) member, Dr Eric Halvorson and colleagues, suggested that the two industries should share best practices and establish education programmes to achieve improved results for patients.
Did you know the global medical tourism market is expected to reach $32.5 billion by 2019? And the top three countries performing cosmetic surgery procedures include the USA, Brazil and China? Here Verve Cosmetic presents a colourful infographic depicting the world of medical tourism and and the cosmetic surgery industry.
On 13th and 14th September this year, Ron Myers, Martyn Roe, Dan Huxley, Danielle Lowe and Joe Kerrigan of the Consulting Room will once again be mounting their bikes for their annual coast-to-coast charity cycle ride.
In a presentation to the delegates at Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2014 on 20th June, Dr Michael Gold discussed the potential for Ultherapy, an ultrasound-based skin tightening system, to be used for the treatment of acne.
The latest sponsor for The Aesthetics Awards 2014 has been announced as supplier Rosmetics. Of their sponsorship of the Best Clinic North category, managing director Ros Brown said, "Rosmetics are happy to announce their sponsorship of the Best Clinic North award at The Aesthetics Awards 2014. We are always keen to be involved in prestigious events that recognise the best in the industry and this is a fantastic opportunity to show clinics how much we value their hard work and achievement. We look forward to presenting the winner with their trophy in December!”
Pharmaceutical line Exuviance, from NeoStrata Company, Inc, has unveiled its latest product, Triple Microdermabrasion.
Botulinum toxin type A has been trialled on rats to study the effect it has on premature ejaculation (PE).
It was found that local administration of the toxin can abolish muscle contractions when injected into the bulbospongiosus muscle on the ejaculatory latency of both rats and humans.