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Oct 24, 2014 | 03:28 PM CDT

Global Spa & Wellness Summit Sets Standards for Hydrothermal Spas

Hydrothermal Spas

The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) has published a standards guide for spa and wellness industry projects, the Guide to Hydrothermal Spa Development Standards.

Oct 21, 2014 | 10:38 AM CDT

Psoriasis & Uncontrolled Hypertension—Possible Link?

Psoriasis & Uncontrolled Hypertension

Patients with more severe psoriasis are also more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, according to new research.

Oct 17, 2014 | 11:44 AM CDT

Minimizing Skin Cancer Risk for Outdoor Workers

Minimizing Skin Cancer Risk for Outdoor Workers

Skin cancer is one of the biggest fears for one in two outdoor workers and when the boss and staff work together the sun safe message gets through, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study has found.

Oct 16, 2014 | 10:49 AM CDT

India to Become First Cruelty-free Cosmetics Zone in South Asia

Humane Society International/India's #BeCrueltyFree campaign is celebrating an historic victory for animals as India bans the import of animal tested cosmetics.

Oct 15, 2014 | 10:48 AM CDT

Gene Found to Prevent Some Cancers—But Promote Skin Cancers

Skin cancer

A new study shows a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can actually promote the development of skin cancers.

Oct 13, 2014 | 11:04 AM CDT

Study: Botox Injections May Have Negative Emotional Affect on Young People

Botox

Botox injections that induce temporary paralysis of muscles in the upper face could stop young people seeking this treatment from learning how to express emotions fully, according to a study.

Oct 07, 2014 | 11:23 AM CDT

Skin Cancer Selfie: New Camera Helps Diagnose Melanoma

Skin Cancer Selfie: New Camera Helps Diagnose Melanoma

Developed by a team of researchers the "gigapixel whole-body photographic camera" is allowing the researchers to image the entire body down to a freckle.

Oct 03, 2014 | 11:40 AM CDT

Socioeconomic Factors & Fashion Trends Linked to Increased Melanoma Rates

Socioeconomic Factors & Fashion Trends Linked to Increased Melanoma Rates

A century's worth of cultural and historical forces have contributed to the rise in the incidence of melanoma, including changes in fashion and clothing design.

Oct 02, 2014 | 04:45 PM CDT

Tell Me the Truth—Who Can Really Perform Laser Treatments?

Tell Me the Truth—Who Can Really Perform Laser Treatments?
By: Alex R. Thiersch

As with most things in esthetic law, the answer to this question is not simple or clear cut.