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Protein Found to Be Key in Psoriasis Cure

Current treatments for psoriasis help calm the symptoms, but new research could hold promise for its sufferers. Individuals with mutations in the CARD14 gene have been linked to psoriasis, and inhibition of MALT1 could help keep the immune system of those with this mutation in check.

Reduce Wrinkles With a Chocolate Waste Product

The next great wrinkle reduction ingredient might be a waste material of chocolate production, according to researchers from Malaysia.

Understanding How The Face Ages

While products and treatments can help reduce wrinkles and fine lines, understanding what causes the aging process in the first place is important to reverse the hands of time. A new study explained the process in 3D images through a 15-year time span.

Spotted: One Clue to Why Some Get Freckles, Others Don't

Connecting the dots, researchers discovered one clue to the mystery behind what causes freckles in some individuals and not in others. It has to do with the MC1R gene.

Darker Skin Prone to Vitamin D Deficiency

While individuals having darker colored skin are more protected against UV, a new study found they also are more prone to vitamin D deficiency.

It'll Grow on You: Fully Functional 3D Skin Model

Blood, sweat and hairs ... a group of researchers from Japan have developed a skin transplant model that can create fully functional 3D skin transplants, complete with hair follicles and sebaceous glands, for replacing seriously damaged skin or as an alternative to animal tests.

Red Alert: Rosacea Could Signal Other Health Risks

New studies are now revealing potential associations between rosacea and increased risks of cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease, certain types of cancer and many other systemic illnesses.

Smartphone Microscope Focuses In On Skin Cancer

A smartphone microscope was built that detected about 90 of the non-melanoma skin cancers and 60 for the melanoma skin cancers.

The Science Behind Skin at Face & Body Midwest

Missed the science track at Face Body Midwest? Catch up with our online summary.

Scientists Link Enzyme to Aging Skin

Scientists at Newcastle Unviersity, UK discovered the activity of mitochondrial complex II declines with age.

Ingredient Insights: CoQ10, Idebenone and Curcumin

A wide variety of antioxidants have been reported to benefit skin, but ubiquinone and idebenone have been shown to be the most effective. These molecules protect the skin from oxidative damage caused by UV irradiation and pollution, thereby helping prevent premature aging of the skin.

Stem Cells–Myth or Medical Breakthrough?

Years ago, stem cells and growth factors became hero ingredients in skin care formulations. Some brands have claimed plant-based stem cells helped reproduce human stem cells and growth factors, directly changing the behavior of human DNA. This article will explore the facts on stem cells in skin care products

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