The Next Great Cosmetic Drug?

The Next Great Cosmetic Drug?

This episode of The Motley Fool's Market Checkup drills down on the days hottest headlines, including more biotech buyout rumors, a hot new biotech start-up, and a new cosmetic drug.

In this video, health-care analyst David Williamson discusses a potential new solution to the double chin. Shares of Kythera (Nasdaq; KYTH) soared 25% on the news of a successful phase 3 trial for ATX-101, the sole drug in its pipeline.

Watch Market Checkup and find out more about the exciting cosmetic drug space, including a closer look at Botox maker Allergan , and whether investors should jump aboard the Kythera bandwagon.

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