BME teachers facing endemic racism, says NASUWT…

Twice the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers (31 per cent) compared to their white counterparts are reported to have experienced discrimination in the workplace in the last 12 months, according to research from NASUWT.  The union states their ‘Annual Big Question’ survey shows “widespread inequality of treatment” and affirms that such discrimination is risking BME presence in the teacher workforce, which is already under-represented in... Continue Reading →

Aesthetics Journal: BAD launches skin support website

The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has launched an online psychological support service for people who suffer from various skin conditions. Skin Support, which was awarded a three-year grant by The Department of Health Innovation, Excellence & Strategic Development Fund, provides links and information on self-help, support groups and patient information leaflets. Dr David Edey,... Continue Reading →

Aesthetics Journal: Revance Therapeutics commences botulinum toxin topical gel trial for canthal lines

Biopharmaceutical company Revance Therapeutics has begun a phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a topical drug candidate for the treatment of lateral canthal lines. Biopharmaceutical company Revance Therapeutics has begun a phase 3 study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a topical drug candidate for the treatment of lateral canthal... Continue Reading →

Aesthetics Journal: Allergan and Intas Pharmaceuticals in agreement after trademark debate

US pharmaceutical company Allergan has entered into a settlement with Indian manufacturer Intas Pharmaceuticals on the use of the trademarks ‘Botox’ and‘BTX-A’ for botulinum toxin. The court order, which was issued on September 9 in the Delhi High Court, stated, “The defendant (Intas Pharmaceuticals) has acknowledged the plaintiff’s (Allergan) exclusive rights in respect of the... Continue Reading →

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