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A new study has found those exposed to burning incense on a long-term basis seem to be at increased risk for cancers of the respiratory tract.
Nanoparticles may penetrate sun damaged skin causing concern about their increasingly widespread use in sunscreens, according to new research.
By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD
Oxygen is a very effective agent used to treat many skin conditions the esthetician sees almost daily.
Skin cancer diagnoses may be getting easier as scientists have identified the odor the disease produces.
By: Johann W. Wiechers, PhD
The cosmetic industry is an industry that helps people look good and bodily beauty is linked to sex hormones.
Recent reports have found some moisturizers promoted skin cancers in mouse studies, creating a stir in the industry and prompting companies to look into the findings. It is important for spa owners and estheticians to be informed about these findings in order to accurately inform clients about any questions they may have.
A recent study by researchers at Stanford showed regular runners to be healthier as they age, possibly slowing the effects of aging.
Korean scientists have found the lipid-signaling molecure K6PC-5 many encourage an anti-aging effect in the skin.
Information on new minimally invasive skin rejuvenation treatments was recently presented at the American Academy of Dermatology's (AAD) Summer Meeting, discussing successful procedures and possible treatment combinations.
By: Leslie Benson
High-tech delivery systems and active ingredients that slow signs of aging have prompted advanced marketing claims. Yet the future of skin care depends on further advancements in delivery methods, such as medical microneedles.