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Source of Innovation: The Story of Ingredients

Beauty ingredient suppliers are constantly working on innovative ingredient options, seeking out inspiration from many different sources.

DNA Repair Mechanisms and the Skin

Learn more about how DNA damage manifests in the skin, as well as tactics for treatment and prevention.

Pain & Itch—Signs of Skin Cancer?

Asking patients if a suspicious skin lesion is painful or itchy may help physicians decide whether the spot is likely to be cancerous, according to a new study

New Skin Cancer Growth Clue Discovered: Piggy-backing Cells

Skin Cancer cells work together to spread further and faster, according to a new study published in Cell Reports. The discovery could lead to new drugs to tackle melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

Early-career Physicians Awarded Half a Million Dollars to Study Psoriatic Disease

Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis.

Promising New Eczema Drug in Early Trials

A new drug that scientists hope will relieve the debilitating itching of chronic eczema has shown promising results in early trials.

Sandalwood Scent Found to Facilitate Skin Regeneration

Skin cells possess an olfactory receptor for sandalwood scent, as researchers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have discovered.

Why Some May Be More Susceptible to Developing Melanoma

A new study shows how a genetic defect in a specific hormonal pathway may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

National Psoriasis Foundation Doubles Number of Researchers Studying Psoriasis

National Psoriasis Foundation plans to cut in half the number of people who say psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are a problem in their daily lives as part of its new five-year strategic plan.

Hypertension Medication Found to Increase Risk of Psoriasis

Women with long-term high blood pressure appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis.

New Invention Provides Affordable & Effective Treatment for Keloid Scars

A new invention by researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore provides a simple, affordable and—most importantly—highly effective way for patients to self-treat keloid scars.

Indoor tanning at Young Age Increases Early Skin Cancer Risk

Dartmouth researchers have found that early exposure to the ultraviolet radiation lamps used for indoor tanning is related to an increased risk of developing basal cell carcinomas (BCC) at a young age.

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