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Mar
26
2008

Ingredient Review: The Safety of Paraben Substitutes

By Rebecca James Gadberry

Learn more about MIT, a common paraben substitute.

Mar
24
2008

Facelift Patients Face Possible Risk of MRSA Infections

A recently released study has found the antibiotic-resistant staph infection MRSA in patients who have undergone facelifts.

Mar
19
2008

Hot New Ingredient: UV Booster for Organic Sunscreens

Croda has introduced a UV booster for organic sunscreen actives.

Mar
17
2008

Psoriasis Patients Have Higher Concentration of Newly Discovered Immune Cell

A recently discovered immune cell has been found to be more prevalent in the skin of psoriasis patients, bringing a possible target for research on aiding those with the disease.

Mar
13
2008

Anti-aging Ingredient Possibly Linked to Tumor Development

The anti-aging ingredient aquaporin-3, or AQP3, should be used with caution according to Alan Verkman, a scientist with the University of California, as it may cause skin tumor formation.

Mar
12
2008

New Methods Aid in Minimal Scars for Skin Cancer Patients

New techniques developed by dermatologists are helping them minimize the existence of scars left from skin cancer surgery.

Mar
05
2008

New Research Shows Skin's Barrier Development

A small strand of RNA has been discovered by researchers at Rockefeller University that helps the skin form a tough, protective barrier, which yields further insight into skin's evolution and how it is continuing to evolve.

Mar
03
2008

Physiology of the Skin: The Impact of Glycation on the Skin, Part 1

By Peter T. Pugliese, MD

Understand how to food choices you make can ultimately impact the health of your skin, as well as your overall well-being.

Feb
29
2008

Eczema May Be Caused by Defect in Skin Barrier

New research show atopic dermatitis may be caused a defect in the skin's protective outer layer, causing irritation to be the result of microbes and allergens, and leading dermatologists to more sensitive treatments.

Feb
29
2008

Acne May Prevent People from Exercising or Playing Sports

Research released from the University of Bath indicates people who suffer from acne are less likely to participate in sports or exercise due to a heightened awareness about the skin condition, resulting in a greater need to treat the acne.