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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.
11/2/2014 | 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.
11/2/2014 | 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?
11/2/2014 | 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.
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.
Patients with more severe psoriasis are also more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, according to new research.
A new study shows a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can actually promote the development of skin cancers.
Biologists discover chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen, such as peroxides, commonly referred to as free radicals—are necessary for the proper healing of skin wounds.
A study conducted in more than 100 Mongolian schoolchildren found that daily treatment with a vitamin D supplement significantly reduced the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema.
Researchers have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun's dangerous UV rays.
Bacteria that metabolize ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and some day could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne or chronic wounds.