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from MNTderm - 20 Jan 15
The formation of human skin involves a cascade of biochemical signals, which are not well understood.
from MNTderm - 13 Jan 15
Novartis is delighted that the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has recommended Xolair® omalizumab as an add-on therapy for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) in adult and...
Researchers at King's College London have identified a new mechanism by which skin damage triggers the formation of tumours, which could have important therapeutic implications for patients suffering...
from MNTderm - 12 Jan 15
Some medicines can make your skin more sensitive to the sun and this summer season NPS MedicineWise advises Australians to check their medicines packaging for warnings to avoid excessive skin...
from MNTderm - 09 Jan 15
Malassezia yeasts have been found in human dandruff, deep-sea vents, and pretty much everywhere in between.
Can spiders be carriers of human pathogens? Can they provoke an infection through a break in the skin?
from MNTderm - 08 Jan 15
The annual U.S. cost of psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition, was estimated to be between $112 billion and $135 billion in 2013, according to a review article published online by JAMA...
UC Irvine scientists studying the role of circadian rhythms in skin stem cells found that this clock plays a key role in coordinating daily metabolic cycles and cell division.
from MNTderm - 07 Jan 15
New research in mice shows that the immune system in the skin develops distinct responses to the various microbes that naturally colonize the skin, referred to as commensals.
from MNTderm - 06 Jan 15
When it comes to skin infections, a healthy and robust immune response may depend greatly upon what lies beneath.
from MNTderm - 02 Jan 15
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine say they have developed a safe and effective skin patch to deliver a drug that enhances the healing of diabetes-related ulcers.
from MNTderm - 30 Dec 14
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to Opdivo (nivolumab), a new treatment for patients with unresectable (cannot be removed by surgery) or metastatic (advanced)...
Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd has announced that the European Commission has ratified the recommendation of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), granting marketing approval under exceptional...
Galderma Laboratories, L.P. has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Soolantra® (ivermectin) Cream, 1% for the once-daily topical treatment of inflammatory...
from MNTderm - 29 Dec 14
Writing in the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, Tameka N.
from MNTderm - 28 Dec 14
Airline pilots can be exposed to the same amount of UV-A radiation as that from a tanning bed session because airplane windshields do not completely block UV-A radiation, according to a research...
from MNTderm - 25 Dec 14
As the main component of connective tissue in the body, fibroblasts are the most common type of cell.
from MNTderm - 17 Dec 14
A cold 'sensor' which triggers the skin's vascular response to the cold could represent an exciting new therapeutic target for the treatment of frostbite and hypothermia, according to scientists at...
from MNTderm - 16 Dec 14
Find out about the physicians with a specialist knowledge of the skin, hair and nails, including common conditions they treat and common procedures they perform.
Hair loss can be devastating for the millions of men and women who experience it.
from MNTderm - 13 Dec 14
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has identified what may be a biomarker predicting the development of the dangerous systemic infection sepsis in patients with serious...
from MNTderm - 11 Dec 14
Men who were infertile as a result of poor semen quality were at higher risk of numerous medical conditions - including hypertension and skin disorders - in a new study.
In the U.S. and around the globe, skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) continue to endanger the health and lives of patients and otherwise...
Macrophages are best known for their Pac Man-like ability to gobble up cellular debris and pathogens in order to thwart infection.
from MNTderm - 10 Dec 14
Eczema, an itchy chronic inflammatory disease of the skin, was not associated overall with short stature in an analysis of data from several studies, although a small group of children and...