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Red Alert: Rosacea Could Signal Other Health Risks

New studies are now revealing potential associations between rosacea and increased risks of cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal disease, certain types of cancer and many other systemic illnesses.

Smartphone Microscope Focuses In On Skin Cancer

A smartphone microscope was built that detected about 90% of the non-melanoma skin cancers and 60% for the melanoma skin cancers.

The Science Behind Skin at Face & Body Midwest

Missed the science track at Face & Body Midwest? Catch up with our online summary.

Scientists Link Enzyme to Aging Skin

Scientists at Newcastle Unviersity, UK discovered the activity of mitochondrial complex II declines with age.

Ingredient Insights: CoQ10, Idebenone and Curcumin

A wide variety of antioxidants have been reported to benefit skin, but ubiquinone and idebenone have been shown to be the most effective. These molecules protect the skin from oxidative damage caused by UV irradiation and pollution, thereby helping prevent premature aging of the skin.

Anatomy of a Sunscreen

This article will explore some basic considerations behind sunscreen products, such as the two main categories of marketed sunscreens, formulation architecture and delivery systems—the anatomy of a sunscreen.

Farming Kelp to Meet Industry Demand

North Island College and the BC Salmon Farmers Association are installing kelp lines in over 30 farm sites off Vancouver Island. Successful farms will produce for increased demand in food, pharma and cosmetics.

Study Links Pollution to Dark Spots

A recent study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology linked the formation of dark spots on the skin—known as lentigenes—with levels of traffic-related air pollution and air pollution-associated gases.

Sunscreen Made to Allow Vitamin D Production

Researchers discovered altering ingredients in sunscreens allows the body to produce vitamin D, which led to a new sunscreen development called Solar D.

Eat More Sun Protection With Food Additive Annatto

Researchers from the University of Arizona Cancer Center have discovered that annatto contains a compound called bixin that can prevent the development of certain UV-induced skin damage in mice by providing inside out sun protection.

Mouse Avatar Employed for Melanoma Fight

Mice "avatars" are helping researchers target groundbreaking melanoma treatment therapies.

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