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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.
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.
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.
A recently released study commissioned by Yoga Journal indicates Americans are spending nearly double on yoga classes and products than they were in 2004, showing a devoted market base and an interest in health and wellness.
A study recently released by researchers in France indicates women who drink at least three cups of tea a day are less likely to have plaque in their cartoid arteries, pointing to health benefits of tea.
By Imogen Matthews
Trends in holistic beauty are spurring the nutricosmetic segment and recent product launches.
Packaged Facts cites growth of the US$6.9 billion U.S. baby care market, in part, to Americans' embrace of luxury health and beauty care products; notes infant body care now emphasized in prestige outlets.
The drive for consumers to improve their personal appearance is increasing, according to a duo of reports from independant market analyst Datamonitor, and this is leading to more people seeking out minimally invasive treatments and professional personal care products.
Scientists have reported that sunscreen may be to blame for dying coral reefs.
Health care workers who frequently wash their hands, such as skin care professionals, have been found to have a higher risk for irritant contact dermatitis, or hand dermatitis, which can leave hands red, itchy, scaly and burning.