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Dec 17, 2014 | 12:17 PM CST

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 | 11:38 AM CST

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 | 02:24 PM CST

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 | 02:01 PM CST

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 | 11:06 AM CST

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 | 10:58 AM CST

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 | 06:22 PM CST

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 | 05:10 PM CST

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 | 12:28 PM CDT

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 | 10:38 AM CDT

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.