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Dec
17
2014

Scientists Find Potential Way to Block Sun-induced Skin Aging

Scientists Find Potential Way to Block Sun-induced Skin Aging

A scientific team at UBC and Providence Health Care have genetically engineered mice with less wrinkled skin, despite repeated exposure to wrinkle-inducing ultraviolet (UV) light.

Dec
17
2014

Eczema & Short Stature Link Not Found

Eczema & Short Stature Link Not Found

Eczema was not associated overall with short stature in an analysis of data from several studies, according to a study published online by JAMA Dermatology.

Dec
09
2014

Natural Selection Furthering Pale Skin Mutations

Natural Selection Furthering Pale Skin Mutations

A piece of research has concluded that skin depigmentation in Europeans has taken place through an adaptive process furthered by natural selection.

Dec
08
2014

Glycated Sugar: Why It Kills Skin and What to Do About It

Glycated Sugar: Why It Kills Skin and What to Do About It
By: Annette Tobia, PhD

To be direct: Sugar kills skin. It can turn an ivory-­smooth complexion into a lunar surface of wrinkled, crépey, irritated skin. And this can happen quickly.

Dec
03
2014

Inflammatory Discovery Sheds Light on Psoriasis

Inflammatory Discovery Sheds Light on Psoriasis

Inflammatory skin diseases, such as psoriasis, may result from abnormal activation of cell death pathways previously believed to suppress inflammation, a surprise finding that could help to develop new ways of treating these diseases.

Nov
25
2014

Neurodermatitus Aggravated by Bacterial Infections

Neurodermatitus Aggravated by Bacterial Infections

The skin condition neurodermatitis affects nearly one in four children and also occurs frequently in adults.

Nov
02
2014

Cellulite Revisited

Cellulite Revisited
By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD

The first thing skin care professionals must understand is that cellulite is not an issue related primarily to adipose (fat) tissue. It is a connective tissue disorder—not really a disease.

Nov
02
2014

Understanding Nutrients, Deficiencies and Skin Conditions

Understanding Nutrients, Deficiencies and Skin Conditions
By: Erin Madigan-Fleck

Recently, the cases of nutrition-related health disorders have risen substantially, making gastrointestinal disorders—such as celiac disease, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease—and inflammatory skin conditions—such as eczema, psoriasis, acne and rosacea—commonplace.

Oct
29
2014

Genetic Factor of Psoriasis Revealed—May Generate New Treatments

Genetic Factor of Psoriasis Revealed

A study has revealed the underlying genetic factors that help repair skin lesions caused by psoriasis, which could engender new methods of controlling the lingering condition.

Oct
21
2014

Psoriasis & Uncontrolled Hypertension—Possible Link?

Psoriasis & Uncontrolled Hypertension

Patients with more severe psoriasis are also more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, according to new research.