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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.

Feb
27
2008

Acupuncture May Alleviate Menstrual Pain

New research released by German researchers shows that in addition to treating other types of pain, acupuncture can be useful in helping women treat menstrual pain.

Feb
25
2008

Radiation from Cell Phones May Affect Skin

Researchers in Finland have discovered the radiation produced by mobile, or cellular, phones has an effect of living skin tissue, though any related health issues have yet to be studied.

Feb
21
2008

Transplant Patients Need More Education on Skin Cancer Risks

With their increased risk of contracting skin cancer, people who have undergone organ transplant surgery should be aware of its risks. However, recent findings show a lack of knowledge among them, making educating clients about sun care protection all the more important.

Feb
20
2008

Hot New Ingredient: Aqueous Hibiscus

The ingredient opens new territories in anti-aging treatment.