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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.

Jul
18
2014

AAD Statement on Sun Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

AAD Statement on Sun Vitamin D Levels and Mortality

Recently, a study in the Journal of Internal Medicine suggested that women who avoid sun exposure are twice as likely to die as compared to those who receive sun exposure.

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.