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Eat Your Way to Better Sun Protection

If you're an erratic eater or midnight snacker, you could be putting your skin in greater UV danger. A new study suggests abnormal eating patterns upset your body's circadian rhythm and all the skin-protective elements that march to it.

Psoriasis Scanner Gets Under the Skin

Psoriasis examinations do not have to be subjective, according to the German scientists who developed a scanner that utilizes laser pulses in a handheld scanner to assess the skin condition.

Nitric Oxide Treats Acne from the ‘Bottom Up’

Nitric oxide attacks the underlying inflammation that helps form acne. An alternative to retinoid treatments, nitric oxide is the key ingredient in an upcoming acne gel.

Botulinum Toxin: Why Does It Work?

Botox-like injections are the top non-invasive procedures in medical spas ... but how do they affect the skin (or, rather, the muscle)? Read on for more about botulinum toxin type A, including why a toxin is able to smooth out the skin.

Tomatoes Linked to Decreased Skin Cancer Risk

Tomatoes may be the future of skin cancer prevention, according to new research in Scientific Reports. A study found that the carotenoids in tomatoes have the potential to protect against UV light.

Eczema Shown More Prevalent in Black Patients

Physiological and cultural differences define differences in eczema for people of color—studies have shown that the skin condition may affect black patients more than their Caucasian counterparts.

Going Beyond the Burn: Sun Poisoning Explained

Sun poisoning can be used as an umbrella term for a myriad of sun-related conditions. Robin Travers, M.D., spoke with Skin Inc. on the varieties of photodermatoses, which go beyond sunburn.

What Happens to Skin With Age?

It’s been said that, “If life is about change, the proof is in our skin.” It cannot be denied that skin changes, and usually for the worse, as humans age. The reasons for this are both intrinsic and extrinsic.

Acne and Tobacco Claims Go Up in Smoke

Smoking tobacco decreases risks of the skin disease, contrary to popular opinion, according to research in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.

A New Intersection: Could Anti-pollution Mean Anti-acne?

Anti-acne and anti-pollution have something in common: inflammation. Could this crossroads of two market segments align to forge a new path forward? A recent study suggests so.

Pediatric Patients Experience Psoriasis Differently

Psoriasis affects children and adults in different ways—despite limited research on the condition in children, new data in JAAD states that immune cells vary alongside psoriasis patient ages.

Genetic Mutations Open Doors to Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis may be caused by a single-gene mutation, according to new research published in Nature Genetics. Scientists believe the effects of the mutation could be partially corrected through glutamine supplementation.

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