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New Strategies Developed for Psoriasis Treatment

The two new strategies now published by researchers are the result of in-depth studies of the disease biology that have revealed some of the underlying molecular causes.

Researchers Reveal Critical Player in Cell Interactions Leading to Eczema

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.

Skin-healing Protein is Found to Also Promote Certain Skin Cancers

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.

Common Gene Mutation Linked to Increased Skin Cancer

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.

Researchers Discover Antioxidant to Protect Against Sun Damage

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.

New Imaging Technique Available for Removal of Non-melanoma Skin Cancers

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.

When to Recommend Over-the-Counter Acne Products

Dermatologists recommend that products found on drugstore shelves boast effective ingredients that can help control acne.

Early Research Shows Link Between Probiotics and Clear Skin

Dermatologists are encouraged by early research showing a link between probiotic use and clearer skin in acne and rosacea patients.

Why Birch Helps Wounds Heal More Quickly

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 at High Risk for Skin Cancer

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.

Facial Redness Takes Emotional Toll on Rosacea Patients

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.

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