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May
27
2014

Psoriasis Now Recognized As Serious Noncommunicable Disease

Psoriasis Now Recognized As Serious Noncommunicable Disease

At the 67th World Health Assembly, the WHO member states adopted a resolution on psoriasis, recognizing it as “a chronic, non-communicable, painful, disfiguring, and disabling disease for which there is no cure.”

May
22
2014

Nasal Bacteria May Predict Skin Infections

Nasal Bacteria May Predict Skin Infections

Bacteria found in the nose may be a key indicator for future development of skin and soft-tissue infections in remote areas of the body.

May
21
2014

Ground-breaking Treatment Discovered for Individuals with Flesh-eating Disease

Ground-breaking Treatment Discovered for Individuals with Flesh-eating Disease

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) announced a successful new referral initiative that is saving the lives and limbs of patients with necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease.

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 …