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