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Summer Skincare Tips

Moisturize Your Skin, Drink Water, Use Sunscreen

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Imago BioSciences Announces First Participant Dosed in Investigator-Sponsored Phase 1 Study of Bomedemstat in Combination with Venetoclax in Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Venetoclax is a BCL-2 inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of several hematologic cancers, including in combination with azacytidine for elderly patients with AML unable to tolerate the standard of care.

Acer Therapeutics Announces $1.5M Private Placement

The proceeds from the private placement will be used by Acer Therapeutics for working capital and general corporate purposes and, together with Acer’s existing cash and cash equivalents, are expected to be sufficient to fund the Company’s anticipated operating and capital requirements through the fourth quarter of 2022.

AC Immune’s Alzheimer’s Disease Vaccine-candidate ACI-35.030 Selected for Further Development

Dr. Andrea Pfeifer, CEO of AC Immune SA, commented: “The selection of ACI-35.030 for further development is a significant step for this collaboration. Early clinical testing showed that ACI-35.030 was generally well tolerated and induced specific activity against the pathological species of Tau, including the neurotoxic pTau and enriched paired helical filaments (ePHF) species, both of which are closely implicated in Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

TransCode Therapeutics Announces eIND Submission to US FDA for Planned First-in-Human Clinical Trial in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors

The planned clinical trial is to evaluate TransCode’s lead therapeutic candidate, TTX-MC138, in cancer patients with advanced solid tumors. ​TTX-MC138 is designed to inhibit the pro-metastatic RNA, microRNA-10b, described as the master regulator of metastasis in a number of advanced solid tumors. TransCode Therapeutics believes that TTX-MC138 could be used as a treatment for many of these cancers.

Let’s face it.  As much as we all love summer, our skin is always at risk from harmful ultraviolet rays that can damage skin, causing sunburns, breakouts, and more. That is why it is important to follow these summer skincare tips to protect your skin.

  • Use sunscreen
  • Moisturize daily
  • Go easy on your makeup which should include an SPF
  • Exfoliate your body once or twice each week
  • Avoid tanning beds. Instead buy self-tanning creams
  • Where UV clothes and hats
  • Invest in good sunglasses to protect the skin around your eyes
  • Wash your face and reapply a moisturizer and an SPF

Before Going to Bed

Don’t hit your pillow with make-up on your face. Doing so creates blackheads and unsightly pimples.  Remember to wash your face using a gentle cleanser and apply a good moisturizer. Invest in a good eye cream and dab gently around the eyes. Try to use a gody cream, especially on your hands and feet.

Shop for the Right Skincare Products

When shopping for products, be careful.  Look for skincare products that do not contain chemicals or other carcinogenic ingredients. They may be less expensive but over a period of time, do more damage than good.

What’s In Your Jar?

Products that contain natural ingredients should include any of the following: Vitamin A and E, Almond Oil, Shea Butter, Ceramides, Aloe Vera, Macadamia Oil, Hyaluronic Acid, and should be free of parabens, mineral oil, petroleum jelly, heavy metals, etc. is the best way to keep your skin healthy.


Enjoy your summer.  Have fun. And remember, your skin is your calling card.  Keep it looking fresh, and healthy now and all year long. Our summer skincare tips will do just that.

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