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Free Radicals Might Not Be All Bad

Free radicals might not be all bad, according to researchers from the University of California, San Diego. Andrew Chishold, PhD, and his fellow researchers found reactive oxygen species (ROS) to be beneficial to wound healing.

Scientists Find Potential Way to Block Sun-induced Skin Aging

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 & Short Stature Link Not Found

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.

Natural Selection Furthering Pale Skin Mutations

A piece of research has concluded that skin depigmentation in Europeans has taken place through an adaptive process furthered by natural selection.

Glycated Sugar: Why It Kills Skin and What to Do About It

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 Discovery Sheds Light on Psoriasis

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.

Neurodermatitus Aggravated by Bacterial Infections

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

Cellulite Revisited

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.

Comedogenicity—A Complicated Conversation

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?

Are Exotic Oils the Next Little Black Dress?

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.

Genetic Factor of Psoriasis Revealed—May Generate New Treatments

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.

Psoriasis & Uncontrolled Hypertension—Possible Link?

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

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