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from MNTderm - 20 Nov 14
A team of researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine has discovered a receptor on blood vessels that causes the vessel to relax in response to light, making it potentially useful in treating vascular...
from MNTderm - 19 Nov 14
For skin cancer, early detection is key in beating the disease. Skin cancer apps for smartphones claim to aid early cancer diagnosis. But how effective are they? We investigate.
A longitudinal study established a link between different ultraviolet (UV) exposure measures in children, such as the number of waterside vacations or sunburns, and biomarkers of melanoma risk...
from MNTderm - 13 Nov 14
Amgen and AstraZeneca has announced that AMAGINE-3(TM), a pivotal, multi-arm Phase 3 trial evaluating two doses of brodalumab in more than 1,800 patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis...
from MNTderm - 11 Nov 14
The costs associated with skin cancer increased five times as fast as treatments for other cancers between 2002 and 2011, according to a CDC study published online in the American Journal of...
from MNTderm - 10 Nov 14
Researchers at the U. of Granada have developed an innovative technique which facilitates the preventive identification of potential damage in the skin of a patient before he or she is submitted to...
from MNTderm - 06 Nov 14
Eye experts at Southampton's university hospitals have discovered a drug used to treat glaucoma can boost the growth and prominence of eyelashes.
from MNTderm - 05 Nov 14
An antibody abundant in mice and previously thought to offer poor assistance in fighting against infection may actually play a key role in keeping immune responses in check and preventing more...
from MNTderm - 04 Nov 14
Syneron Medical Ltd., a leading global aesthetic device company, has announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the new PicoWay picosecond device.
from MNTderm - 03 Nov 14
Innovative research published in the latest edition of the British Journal of Dermatology reveals the causes behind the emotional distress experienced by people with psoriasis.
from MNTderm - 01 Nov 14
The itch-scratch cycle has puzzled scientists - why does scratching both relieve and exacerbate itching? Now, a new mouse study has identified how serotonin influences the cycle.
Leading manufacturer of scalp cooling equipment Paxman Coolers is to fund research into the science behind hair loss during chemotherapy treatmentA patient wears a scalp cooler for 30 minutes...
from MNTderm - 29 Oct 14
Among the top 125 colleges on a list compiled by U.S. News & World Report, 48 percent have indoor tanning facilities either on campus or in off-campus housing despite evidence that tanning is a...
A UC Irvine-led study has revealed the underlying genetic factors that help repair skin lesions caused by psoriasis, which could engender new methods of controlling the lingering condition.Dr.
from MNTderm - 27 Oct 14
The first new pharmaceutical drug invented and developed for an untreated disorder by any Australian company has received regulatory approval from the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
from MNTderm - 24 Oct 14
The most obvious effects of too much sun exposure are cosmetic, like wrinkled and rough skin.
Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington's disease, an ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder.
from MNTderm - 23 Oct 14
An international research team discovered that mutation of a single gene blocks sweat production, a dangerous condition due to an increased risk of hyperthermia, also known as heatstroke.
from MNTderm - 22 Oct 14
An online model for follow-up care of atopic dermatitis (eczema) that gave patients direct access to dermatologists resulted in equivalent clinical improvement compared to patients who received...
Celgene International Sàrl has presented results from additional efficacy and safety analyses of OTEZLA® (apremilast) from the ESTEEM phase III clinical trial programme at the 23rd European...
The excessive activity of repair cells in the early stages of tissue recovery sets the stage for fibrosis by priming the activation of an important growth factor, according to a study in The...
from MNTderm - 21 Oct 14
Findings presented at the 23rd European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress in the Netherlands reveal that micro-focused ultrasound improves lines and wrinkles.
from MNTderm - 20 Oct 14
The daily trimming of fingernails and toenails to make them more aesthetically pleasing could be detrimental and potentially lead to serious nail conditions.
from MNTderm - 18 Oct 14
Researchers from Japan claim a fermented milk created using a bacteria called Lactococcus lactis strain H61 improved the skin of healthy women aged 19-21.
from MNTderm - 16 Oct 14
Data released at the 23rd European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress suggest phototherapy is effective and safe for elderly patients.