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Researchers have revealed a critical player in the cellular interactions leading to eczema&mdashla chronic inflammatory skin condition affecting more than 14 million United States children and adults.
Researchers have developed a microscopic technique that identifies residual cancer tissue in 90 seconds, promising to dramatically reduce the length, inefficienc, and cost of this common surgery.
Researchers have identified antioxidant tiron, which offers total protection against some types of sun damage and may ultimately help our skin stay looking younger for longer.
When Homo sapiens left Africa and had to adapt to less sunny climates, there was a mutation in one of the genes responsible for regulating the synthesis of melanin, which allowed for better absorption of vitamin D, but also increased the risk of developing skin cancer in adulthood.
A team of researchers discovers a protein that normally is involved in healing skin wounds is also, under certain conditions, a promoter of invasive and metastatic skin cancers.
Dermatologists are encouraged by early research showing a link between probiotic use and clearer skin in acne and rosacea patients.
A research team has now explained the molecular mechanism behind the wound-healing effect of an extract from the outer white layer of the birch tree's bark.
Vietnam War veterans with prior exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange may be at higher risk for certain types of skin cancer, suggests a report in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
The emotional impact of rosacea is often substantial regardless of subtype or severity, according to results of a new survey conducted by the National Rosacea Society.
By collecting, analyzing and disseminating data from thousands, the registry will help clinicians, researchers and the pharmaceutical industry study the comparative effectiveness and safety of psoriasis therapies.