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Gene Found to Prevent Some Cancers—But Promote Skin Cancers

A new study shows a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can actually promote the development of skin cancers.

Free Radicals Beneficial for Wound-healing

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.

Vitamin D Found to Improve Winter-related Atopic Dermatitis

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 Discover How Pigment Protects Skin From UV Rays

Researchers have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun's dangerous UV rays.

Sweat-eating Bacteria May Treat Skin Disorders Such as Acne

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.

Cell Regulation Strategies May Represent New Approach to Treat Psoriasis

Scientists suggest that new strategies to regulate the composition of dendritic cells in psoriatic skin lesions might represent an approach for the future treatment of the disease.

Promising New Vitiligo Treatment Offers Hope to Patients for Repigmentation

A treatment regimen is safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.

Scientists Uncover Mystery About MRSA

Scientists at the University of Western Ontario have uncovered a bacterial mystery about MRSA.

Melanoma Is Not the Only Skin Cancer to Worry About

A sunbed study has found users have a significantly increased risk of developing a common type of skin cancer caused by repeated tanning, rather than burning.

Germ Warfare: MRSA in the Skin Care Setting

The development of antibiotic-resistant infections has become one of the world's most serious health threats.

Botox Injections Could Be Key to Cutting Cancer Growth

Botox injections may help battle cancer, according to data from medical trials published in Science Translational Medicine.

Scientists Report Sunscreen Ingredients Toxic to Ocean Inhabitants

When certain sunscreen ingredients wash off skin and into the sea, they can become toxic to some of the ocean's tiniest inhabitants, which are the main course for many other marine animals.

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