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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.

Apr
23
2014

New Clues to Potential Treatments for Tissue Scarring in Scleroderma

Tissue Scarring in Scleroderma

A discovery by scientists could lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle of tissue scarring in people with scleroderma.

Apr
18
2014

Scleroderma Research Foundation Holds Event to Find Cure

Scleroderma Research Foundation Holds Event to Find Cure

Thanks to an eclectic and unique gathering of gifted and creative minds, new treatments for a rare autoimmune disease may be just a few short years away …

Apr
16
2014

Perceived Self-attractiveness Greatly Affects Self Confidence

Perceived Self-attractiveness Greatly Affects Self-confidence

After noticing Americans' colossal spending on personal grooming despite the recession, Stanford Graduate School of Business researchers began a study that found sense of self-attractiveness affected views on social hierarchy.

Apr
07
2014

Researchers Search for New Treatments to Improve Lives of Scleroderma-sufferers

Researchers Search for New Treatments to Improve Lives of Scleroderma-sufferers

Scleroderma lacks a cure and effective treatments—a group of researchers is looking to change that.

Apr
02
2014

High-risk Melanoma-causing Gene Mutation Discovered

High-risk Melanoma-causing Gene Mutation Discovered

Researchers have discovered that mutations in a specific gene are responsible for a hereditary form of melanoma.