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May
30
2014

Rare Skin Cancer on Palms and Soles Likely to Return

Rare Skin Cancer on Palms and Soles Likely to Return

A rare type of melanoma that disproportionately attacks the palms and soles and under the nails of those with darker skins is not caused by sun exposure and is almost twice as likely to recur than other similar types of skin cancer.

May
28
2014

Multiple Sunburns Before Age 20 Increases Melanoma Risk Substantially

Multiple Sunburns Before Age 20 Increases Melanoma Risk Substantially

The risk of developing melanoma was more closely related to sun exposure in early life than in adulthood in young caucasian women, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

May
27
2014

Psoriasis Now Recognized As Serious Noncommunicable Disease

Psoriasis Now Recognized As Serious Noncommunicable Disease

At the 67th World Health Assembly, the WHO member states adopted a resolution on psoriasis, recognizing it as “a chronic, non-communicable, painful, disfiguring, and disabling disease for which there is no cure.”

May
22
2014

Nasal Bacteria May Predict Skin Infections

Nasal Bacteria May Predict Skin Infections

Bacteria found in the nose may be a key indicator for future development of skin and soft-tissue infections in remote areas of the body.

May
21
2014

Ground-breaking Treatment Discovered for Individuals with Flesh-eating Disease

Ground-breaking Treatment Discovered for Individuals with Flesh-eating Disease

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) announced a successful new referral initiative that is saving the lives and limbs of patients with necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease.

May
21
2014

Researchers Discover New Information About Melanoma—May Lead to New Tools & Therapies

Researchers Discover New Information About Melanoma

A specific biochemical process that can cause normal and healthy skin cells to transform into cancerous melanoma cells has been found, which should help predict melanoma vulnerability and could also lead to future therapies.

May
12
2014

Skin Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Having Eczema

Skin Cancer Risk May Be Reduced By Having Eczema

Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London.

May
01
2014

Combating Facial Volume Loss With Cosmeceuticals

Combating Facial Volume Loss With Cosmeceuticals
By: Jennifer Linder, MD

There are many proven ingredients and product categories that can be added to a client's daily regimen to help preserve, maintain and increase the facial volume of skin.

May
01
2014

What’s New In Natural Ingredients

What’s New In Natural Ingredients
By: Kris Campbell

Knowledge about the efficacy and abilities of a variety of natural ingredients is expanding every day.

Apr
30
2014

Human Stem Cell-created Skin Layer Could Replace Animal Testing

Human Stem Cell-created Skin Layer Could Replace Animal Testing

An international team led by King's College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.