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A new study shows a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can actually promote the development of skin cancers.
Biologists discover chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen, such as peroxides, commonly referred to as free radicals—are necessary for the proper healing of skin wounds.
Botox injections that induce temporary paralysis of muscles in the upper face could stop young people seeking this treatment from learning how to express emotions fully, according to a study.
A study conducted in more than 100 Mongolian schoolchildren found that daily treatment with a vitamin D supplement significantly reduced the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema.
Researchers have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun's dangerous UV rays.
Bacteria that metabolize ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and some day could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne or chronic wounds.
The Scleroderma Foundation's national Board of Directors approved today a merger of two Southern California chapters.
Scientists suggest that new strategies to regulate the composition of dendritic cells in psoriatic skin lesions might represent an approach for the future treatment of the disease.
A treatment regimen is safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.
Scientists at the University of Western Ontario have uncovered a bacterial mystery about MRSA.