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The American Academy of Dermatology has presented information about common nail disorders and how to treat them at its 2008 Summer Academy Meeting.
Romanian researchers have discovered that mussels and clams from the Mediterranean Sea have healing properties for skin that is burned or inflammed.
Universiy of Rochester Medical Center researchers have found a protein present in melanoma that isn't present in harmless moles, leading to a new way to indicate the dangerous skin cancer.
By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD
Pathological changes and a targeted treatment round out this discussion of one of the body’s most challenging changes.
By: Ben Johnson, MD
Examining exfoliation and its potential effects on the skin shows a different side to this skin care strategy.
Carbon dioxide laser resurfacing can be effective as a long-term treatment for wrinkles, according to researchers from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
By: Christine Heathman
Learn the lowdown on why alpha hydroxy acids are making a big comeback in the spa industry.
Researchers have found that a chemical produced by the body similar to the marijuana ingredient THC may play an important part in the health of skin.
Federal health officials have reported more young women are being diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer despite a leveling off of new cases in younger men and more awareness of the disease.
Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have shown patients with darker skin can benefit from treatments with ultraviolet light just as much as those who have lighter skin.