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Aug
08
2014

Role of Stress in Inflammatory Skin Conditions

Role of Stress in Inflammatory Skin Conditions

While commonly linked anecdotally, proving the relationship between stress and inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, psoriasis and rosacea, is another matter.

Aug
07
2014

New Device May Change Diagnoses and Treatment of Melanoma

New Device May Change Diagnoses and Treatment of Melanoma

A new hand-held device that uses lasers and sound waves may change the way doctors treat and diagnose melanoma, according to a team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis.

Aug
06
2014

Three-in-one Optical Skin Cancer Probe in Clinical Trials

Three-in-one Optical Skin Cancer Probe in Clinical Trials

Researchers from the University of Texas have now developed a probe that combines into one device three unique ways of using light to measure the properties of skin tissue and detect cancer.

Jul
31
2014

12 Silicone Myths Exploded

12 Silicone Myths Exploded
By: Rebecca Gadberry

Silicones are among the latest ingredients clients love to hate. Discover some facts and basic chemistry to clear up the mythology now being spun about this ingredient.

Jul
31
2014

Source of Innovation: The Story of Ingredients

Source of Innovation: The Story of Ingredients
By: Sara Mason

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

Jul
31
2014

DNA Repair Mechanisms and the Skin

DNA Repair Mechanisms and the Skin
By: Michael Q. Pugliese and Peter T. Pugliese, MD

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

Jul
31
2014

Pain & Itch—Signs of Skin Cancer?

Pain & Itch

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

Jul
28
2014

New Skin Cancer Growth Clue Discovered: Piggy-backing Cells

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.

Jul
21
2014

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

National Psoriasis Foundation

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