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A scientific team at UBC and Providence Health Care have genetically engineered mice with less wrinkled skin, despite repeated exposure to wrinkle-inducing ultraviolet (UV) light.
Eczema was not associated overall with short stature in an analysis of data from several studies, according to a study published online by JAMA Dermatology.
A piece of research has concluded that skin depigmentation in Europeans has taken place through an adaptive process furthered by natural selection.
By: Annette Tobia, PhD
To be direct: Sugar kills skin. It can turn an ivory-smooth complexion into a lunar surface of wrinkled, crépey, irritated skin. And this can happen quickly.
Inflammatory skin diseases, such as psoriasis, may result from abnormal activation of cell death pathways previously believed to suppress inflammation, a surprise finding that could help to develop new ways of treating these diseases.
The skin condition neurodermatitis affects nearly one in four children and also occurs frequently in adults.
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.
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?
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.
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.