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Mar
03
2014

Researchers Reveal Critical Player in Cell Interactions Leading to Eczema

Researchers Reveal Critical Player in Cell Interactions Leading to Eczema

Researchers have revealed a critical player in the cellular interactions leading to eczema&mdashla chronic inflammatory skin condition affecting more than 14 million United States children and adults.

Feb
17
2014

New Imaging Technique Available for Removal of Non-melanoma Skin Cancers

New Imaging Technique Available for Removal of Non-melanoma Skin Cancers

Researchers have developed a microscopic technique that identifies residual cancer tissue in 90 seconds, promising to dramatically reduce the length, inefficienc, and cost of this common surgery.

Feb
17
2014

Researchers Discover Antioxidant to Protect Against Sun Damage

Researchers Discover Antioxidant to Protect Against Sun Damage

Researchers have identified antioxidant tiron, which offers total protection against some types of sun damage and may ultimately help our skin stay looking younger for longer.

Feb
17
2014

Common Gene Mutation Linked to Increased Skin Cancer

Common Gene Mutation Linked to Increased Skin Cancer

When Homo sapiens left Africa and had to adapt to less sunny climates, there was a mutation in one of the genes responsible for regulating the synthesis of melanin, which allowed for better absorption of vitamin D, but also increased the risk of developing skin cancer in adulthood.

Feb
17
2014

Skin-healing Protein is Found to Also Promote Certain Skin Cancers

Skin-healing Protein is Found to Also Promote Certain Skin Cancers

A team of researchers discovers a protein that normally is involved in healing skin wounds is also, under certain conditions, a promoter of invasive and metastatic skin cancers.

Feb
04
2014

When to Recommend Over-the-Counter Acne Products

When to Recommend Over-the-Counter Acne Products

Dermatologists recommend that products found on drugstore shelves boast effective ingredients that can help control acne.

Feb
03
2014

Early Research Shows Link Between Probiotics and Clear Skin

Early Research Shows Link Between Probiotics and Clear Skin

Dermatologists are encouraged by early research showing a link between probiotic use and clearer skin in acne and rosacea patients.

Jan
31
2014

Peel Science

Peel Science
By: Gül Ç. Zone

Learn how to effectively manage, market and take advantage of powerful, lucrative peels.

Jan
31
2014

Why Birch Helps Wounds Heal More Quickly

Why Birch Helps Wounds Heal More Quickly

A research team has now explained the molecular mechanism behind the wound-healing effect of an extract from the outer white layer of the birch tree's bark.