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May
27
2014

Psoriasis Now Recognized As Serious Noncommunicable Disease

Psoriasis Now Recognized As Serious Noncommunicable Disease

At the 67th World Health Assembly, the WHO member states adopted a resolution on psoriasis, recognizing it as “a chronic, non-communicable, painful, disfiguring, and disabling disease for which there is no cure.”

May
22
2014

Nasal Bacteria May Predict Skin Infections

Nasal Bacteria May Predict Skin Infections

Bacteria found in the nose may be a key indicator for future development of skin and soft-tissue infections in remote areas of the body.

May
21
2014

Ground-breaking Treatment Discovered for Individuals with Flesh-eating Disease

Ground-breaking Treatment Discovered for Individuals with Flesh-eating Disease

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) announced a successful new referral initiative that is saving the lives and limbs of patients with necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease.

May
21
2014

Researchers Discover New Information About Melanoma—May Lead to New Tools & Therapies

Researchers Discover New Information About Melanoma

A specific biochemical process that can cause normal and healthy skin cells to transform into cancerous melanoma cells has been found, which should help predict melanoma vulnerability and could also lead to future therapies.

May
12
2014

Skin Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Having Eczema

Skin Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Having Eczema

Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London.

May
07
2014

Green Ingredients in Beauty Spur Technical Challenges

Green Ingredients in Beauty Spur Technical Challenges

According to Organic Monitor, the growing array of green actives is spurring innovation in the beauty and cosmetics industry, and the organization is finding that novel green ingredients also are bringing fresh technical challenges with them.

May
01
2014

Combating Facial Volume Loss With Cosmeceuticals

Combating Facial Volume Loss With Cosmeceuticals
By: Jennifer Linder, MD

There are many proven ingredients and product categories that can be added to a client's daily regimen to help preserve, maintain and increase the facial volume of skin.

May
01
2014

Plant Stem Cells: An Emerging Technology

Plant Stem Cells: An Emerging Technology
By: Silvia Hickman

Plant stem cell technology is expected to propel the global cosmeceutical market forward at a rate of 7.7% during 2012–2016.

May
01
2014

What’s New In Natural Ingredients

What’s New In Natural Ingredients
By: Kris Campbell

Knowledge about the efficacy and abilities of a variety of natural ingredients is expanding every day.

Apr
30
2014

Human Stem Cell-created Skin Layer Could Replace Animal Testing

Human Stem Cell-created Skin Layer Could Replace Animal Testing

An international team led by King's College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.