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Gluten-free Diet Benefits Skin Diseases

According to John Zone, M.D., from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, many areas of medical dermatology practices can be impacted by gluten sensitivity.

The Future of Exercise May Be in a Pill

Scientists identified molecular reactions to exercise in the body, which could lead to drug treatments to mimic the health benefits of exercise.

Intensive, Natural Anti-aging Therapy

With injectables and fillers slowly moving off-trend in Britain, many beauty therapists look for alternatives to deliver anti-aging results. Natural, intensive, evidence-based anti-aging facial massage might be the answer.

AAD Updates its List on Unnecessary Care

The American Academy of Dermatology released another list of recommendations of dermatology tests and treatments found unnecessary, as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign.

Counteracting Hormone and Chemotherapy Skin Aging

In this article, we will discuss the two main body agers in cancer treatment—chemotherapy and hormone therapy—and discuss proper treatment for an improved quality of life.

Scientists Use Nano Polymer to Prevent Sunscreen Absorption

Scientists used a sticky nanoparticle polymer in a sunscreen to prevent the body's absorption of the chemicals into the skin and bloodstream.

What Makes Asian Skin Different?

Men and women of Asian descent commonly experience certain skin conditions due to their skin's adaptation to the climate and the pigment composition of their skin, according to a blog posting by the Dermatology Associates of Central Texas.

Study Links Skin Microbiome to Infections

Evidence was found to suggest the makeup of the skin microbiome can affect the ability of a bacterial pathogen to cause an infection.

Face & Body Northern California: The Best Techniques and Technology

Those looking for the very best in cutting-edge skin care and techniques and technology attended Face & Body Northern California (FBNC), held Aug. 22–24, 2015, where 188 exhibitors and 93 presentors spoke about the latest in skin research, ingredient insights, product launches and treatment protocols

Micro-focused Ultrasound Safe for Darker Skin Types

A study by JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery found micro-focused ultrasound treatment to tighten and lift skin on the face and neck appeared to be safe for patients with darker skin types.

Study Finds Fewer Moles Lead to Higher Risk in Melanoma

According to a new study from American Academy of Dermatology, people with fewer moles may be at higher risk for aggressive melanoma cancer than those with more moles.

FDA Warns Against Injectable Skin Lighteners

FDA has issued a consumer notice to avoid injectable drugs for skin whitening or lightening.

Skin Benefits of Tea Tree Oil

The oil, which is obtained through steam distillation of leaves from native Australian coastal tree Melaleuca alternifolia (M. alternifolia) can be used to treat acne, nail fungus, MRSA and more, but care must be taken with this potential irritant.

Recognize the ABCDEs of Melanoma

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, and the ability of a skin professional to recognize skin cancer on a client could potentially save their life.

Exfoliating Naturally with Enzymes

Enzymatic exfoliation has seen a slight decline lately, but it has a place, in particular for those skin types where mechanical and alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) exfoliation is too strong.

Are Tattoos Toxic?

Ingredient safety and skin reactions relate not only to companies producing the pigments and inks used for tattooing, but also skin care product manufacturers in general—after all, I apply sunscreen and moisturizer to my tattooed skin.

Research Discuss Dermodex, Triggers and Rosacea

Researchers are understanding the role of Demodex mites and other triggers in rosacea better with recent findings, which may lead to better care for clients suffering with this skin condition.

Appearance is Judged as a Whole, Not By Its Parts

Research from Queen's University suggests that human beauty is perceived by the sum of its parts, rather than isolated features. In other words, we find each other attractive if the parts fit well together, which may be interrupted with medically-enhanced features.

Study Finds Sunflower Seed Oil Hydrates Skin

Studies showed sunflower seed oil is beneficial to use to preserve skin barrier functions.

SkinCeuticals Unveils Novel Antioxidant Research

At the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, held June 8-13, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia, SkinCeuticals unveiled new research on combining topical antioxidants with laser therapies, antioxidant protection from pollution and boosting the body's defense with resveratrol.

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