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Nov 25, 2014 | 10:58 AM CST

Neurodermatitus Aggravated by Bacterial Infections

Neurodermatitus Aggravated by Bacterial Infections

The skin condition neurodermatitis affects nearly one in four children and also occurs frequently in adults.

Nov 02, 2014 | 06:22 PM CST

Cellulite Revisited

Cellulite Revisited
By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD

The first thing skin care professionals must understand is that cellulite is not an issue related primarily to adipose (fat) tissue. It is a connective tissue disorder—not really a disease.

Nov 02, 2014 | 05:47 PM CST

Comedogenicity—A Complicated Conversation

Comedogenicity—A Complicated Conversation
By: Michelle Calvarese, PhD

Clients and skin care professionals alike search through ingredient labels looking for terms such as “noncomedogenic” or “nonclogging,” but what does this term really mean and does it have validity?

Nov 02, 2014 | 05:10 PM CST

Understanding Nutrients, Deficiencies and Skin Conditions

Understanding Nutrients, Deficiencies and Skin Conditions
By: Erin Madigan-Fleck

Recently, the cases of nutrition-related health disorders have risen substantially, making gastrointestinal disorders—such as celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease—and inflammatory skin conditions—such as eczema, psoriasis, acne and rosacea—commonplace.

Nov 02, 2014 | 04:48 PM CST

Are Exotic Oils the Next Little Black Dress?

Are Exotic Oils the Next Little Black Dress?
By: Rhonda Allison

The natural molecular composition of exotic oils enables them to be easily absorbed by the skin, delivering potent antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory benefits from various plants, fruits, vegetables and fats.

Oct 29, 2014 | 12:28 PM CDT

Genetic Factor of Psoriasis Revealed—May Generate New Treatments

Genetic Factor of Psoriasis Revealed

A study has revealed the underlying genetic factors that help repair skin lesions caused by psoriasis, which could engender new methods of controlling the lingering condition.

Oct 21, 2014 | 10:38 AM CDT

Psoriasis & Uncontrolled Hypertension—Possible Link?

Psoriasis & Uncontrolled Hypertension

Patients with more severe psoriasis are also more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, according to new research.

Oct 15, 2014 | 10:48 AM CDT

Gene Found to Prevent Some Cancers—But Promote Skin Cancers

Skin cancer

A new study shows a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can actually promote the development of skin cancers.

Oct 14, 2014 | 10:54 AM CDT

Free Radicals Beneficial for Wound-healing

Free Radicals Beneficial for Wound-healing

Biologists discover chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen, such as peroxides, commonly referred to as free radicals—are necessary for the proper healing of skin wounds.

Oct 13, 2014 | 11:04 AM CDT

Study: Botox Injections May Have Negative Emotional Affect on Young People


Botox injections that induce temporary paralysis of muscles in the upper face could stop young people seeking this treatment from learning how to express emotions fully, according to a study.