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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.

Vietnam War Veterans at High Risk for Skin Cancer

Vietnam War veterans with prior exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange may be at higher risk for certain types of skin cancer, suggests a report in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Facial Redness Takes Emotional Toll on Rosacea Patients

The emotional impact of rosacea is often substantial regardless of subtype or severity, according to results of a new survey conducted by the National Rosacea Society.

Psoriasis Registry: Tool for Comparing Effectiveness and Safety of Therapies

By collecting, analyzing and disseminating data from thousands, the registry will help clinicians, researchers and the pharmaceutical industry study the comparative effectiveness and safety of psoriasis therapies.

Addressing Acne and Aging From the Inside Out

A partnership has to be formed with your clients to find a long-term solution that treats the root cause of their skin problems.

Ingredient Hysteria and Misconceptions

Many ingredients have been subjected to misinformation based on unreliable research and personal opinions—learn the importance of separating fact from fiction.

New Research Shows Xerosis Benefits from Humectant-Rich Emollient

Scientists have learned that a humectant-rich emollient containing high amounts of urea relieves xerosis by removing scales, increasing skin hydration and reducing abnormal skin thickness.

Topical Treatment for Psoriasis Targets Deeper Layers of the Skin

A novel combination anti-psoriasis therapy has potential for superior and longer-lasting therapeutic effects than current topical treatments by targeting genetic abnormalities in deeper layers of the skin.

Study: Damage from Daily Sun Exposure Examined

A low level of daily exposure to a common component of sunlight can cause skin damage at the molecular level after just a few days, new University of Michigan Medical School research shows.

The Essential Truth About Acne

The combination of a strict home-care regimen and a plan of action with a qualified skin care professional can greatly reduce the chances of acne.

Understanding Cytokines and Cell Communication

Cell-to-cell communication is emerging as an exciting area in cosmetic product development.

Glycation and the Skin

Glycation is a buzzword that is gaining more momentum in the consumer and retail sectors. Find out what it means for your clients.

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