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E-Skin Encounters Senses

A new electronic skin detects texture, temperature, pressure and sound, which could be a breakthrough for sensitive prothetics and soft, wearable medical devices.

Preventing PIH When Treating Skin of Color

Treating and managing patients with skin of color for rosacea and acne is associated with challenges such as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation.

Identifying Melanoma with an App

One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.1 Therefore, 20% of the clients that you see will encounter skin cancer at some point in their life. Imagine if you had the tool to allow them to detect it early and potentially save their lives.

Researchers Unlock Skin's "Virome" Secrets

Researchers surveyed the skin's virus population, which unearthed most DNA viruses on healthy human skin are viral “dark matter.”

DNA Testing—The Next Big Thing in Skin Care

Some physicians are now offering clients a way to personalize their skin care regimen with DNA testing.

Vitamin B3 for Skin Cancer Reduction

According to new research, a year of treatment with nicotinamide lowers the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer in high-risk patients.

Yeast Produces Target for Dermatitis, Eczema and Skin Cancer Treatment

The first genomic and biologic study of all species of malassezia was completed and helped identify potential treatment of the diseases it causes.

Liquid Gold: The Power of Plant Oils

We are learning benefits of natural oils for beauty and wellness inside and out. Consider using these oils, treasured by ancient cultures, to bring your clients to new levels of harmony with their bodies.

New Variants Identified for Eczema Genetics

Researchers obtained data on 377,000 eczema participants worldwide to discover new variants in those with eczema, which can lead to new targets and treatments for the skin disease.

Study Finds Antioxidant Supplements Harmful for Cancer Patients

A new study found antioxidants available in some nutritional supplements can double the growth of cancer cells.

Halloween Makeup Safety Tips for a Ghoulish Glow

Help your clients to not get a tricky rash or other skin reactions this Halloween with these skin care suggestions.

Recognizing and Treating Common Warts

Warts are common among children and adults and one board-certified dermatologist gives advice on what actions to take to treat warts.