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Jul
18
2014

Promising New Eczema Drug in Early Trials

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.

Jul
16
2014

Sandalwood Scent Found to Facilitate Skin Regeneration

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.

Jul
16
2014

Why Some May Be More Susceptible to Developing Melanoma

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.

Jul
10
2014

National Psoriasis Foundation Doubles Number of Researchers Studying Psoriasis

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.

Jul
10
2014

Hypertension Medication Found to Increase Risk of Psoriasis

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.

Jun
27
2014

New Invention Provides Affordable & Effective Treatment for Keloid Scars

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.

Jun
27
2014

Indoor tanning at Young Age Increases Early Skin Cancer Risk

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.

Jun
27
2014

Scientists Take Next Step in Skin Wound Treatment

Scientists Take Next Step in Skin Wound Treatment

Scientists are reporting the next step in the evolution of wound treatment with a material that leads to faster healing than existing commercial dressings and prevents potentially harmful bacteria from sticking.

Jun
27
2014

FDA Issues Consumer Update on Side Effects of Topical Acne Products

FDA Issues Consumer Update on Side Effects of Topical Acne Products

Certain acne treatments can, in rare instances, cause severe allergic reactions that are potentially life-threatening.

Jun
27
2014

National Psoriasis Foundation Prioritizes Psoriatic Arthritis With New Program

National Psoriasis Foundation Prioritizes Psoriatic Arthritis With New Program

Millions of Americans with psoriatic arthritis—a serious disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons, and can result in joint damage if left untreated—struggle to get the health care and treatments they need to manage their condition.