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Study examines availability of tanning beds on and near college campuses

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...



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Lesion-healing mechanism identified in psoriasis

from MNTderm - 29 Oct 14

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.



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Europe approves novel Australian drug developed for rare sun disease

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).



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Certain peptides exposed to UV radiation transition to more reactive triplet quantum states instead of immediately breaking down

from MNTderm - 24 Oct 14

The most obvious effects of too much sun exposure are cosmetic, like wrinkled and rough skin.



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Human skin cells reprogrammed directly into brain cells

from MNTderm - 24 Oct 14

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.



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Scientists unravel the mystery of rare sweating disorder anhidrosis

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.



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Online dermatologic follow-up for atopic dermatitis earns equivalent results

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...



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New analyses of oral Otezla® (apremilast) show efficacy in difficult-to-treat areas of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis

from MNTderm - 22 Oct 14

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...



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Over-organizing repair cells set the stage for fibrosis

from MNTderm - 22 Oct 14

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...



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Ultrasound reduces chest lines and wrinkles

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.



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Daily trimming of fingernails and toenails could be detrimental and potentially lead to serious nail conditions

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.



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Could a probiotic benefit the skin of young, healthy women?

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.



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Phototherapy safe for skin conditions in elderly patients

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.



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Psoriasis severity linked to high blood pressure risk

from MNTderm - 16 Oct 14

Previous studies have found links between psoriasis and risk of high blood pressure. Now, researchers show that this risk is also influenced by the severity of psoriasis.



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Most dermatology complaints in the emergency room are acute

from MNTderm - 15 Oct 14

Results reported at the 23rd European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress in the Netherlands show most dermatology emergency department complaints are acute.



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Moderate levels of 'free radicals' found beneficial to healing wounds

from MNTderm - 15 Oct 14

Long assumed to be destructive to tissues and cells, "free radicals" generated by the cell's mitochondria - the energy producing structures in the cell - are actually beneficial to healing wounds.



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New findings from the Psoriasis Longitudinal Assessment and registry (PSOLAR) show persistency difference among biologic therapies

from MNTderm - 13 Oct 14

Janssen has reported new findings at the annual meeting of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) showing significantly better persistency and lower rates of discontinuation...



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Nanoparticle research could enhance drug delivery through skin

from MNTderm - 10 Oct 14

Scientists at the University of Southampton have identified key characteristics that enhance a nanoparticle's ability to penetrate skin, in a milestone study which could have major implications for...



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What are stretch marks? How can stretch marks be treated?

from MNTderm - 10 Oct 14

Ever wondered what stretch marks are, how they occur and how to treat them? MNT looks at the possible causes for stretch marks and examines the present treatments and if they work.



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Scrutinizing salamanders to study scarring in humans

from MNTderm - 06 Oct 14

The axolotl, a type of salamander, can regenerate lost limbs, regrow its own spinal cord and dodge cancer - which is why University of Florida researchers have created the tools to study how the...



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Phosphorescent glow emitted by 'smart' bandage'

from MNTderm - 05 Oct 14

Inspired by wounded warriors, new paint-on, see-through bandage not only protects wounds and severe burns but enables direct measurement of tissue oxygenation.



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Could compound in red wine, grapes treat acne?

from MNTderm - 05 Oct 14

Researchers have found that resveratrol - a compound naturally found in red grapes - could be an effective treatment for acne, especially when combined with another medication.



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NHS neglecting mental health of skin patients, warns leading disfigurement charity

from MNTderm - 05 Oct 14

A lack of mental health care services for people with skin conditions is a 'slowly ticking timebomb' for the NHS, a charity has warned.



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Survival results from phase III BREAK-3 study of Tafinlar® (dabrafenib) in patients with BRAF V600E-mutant metastatic melanoma

from MNTderm - 01 Oct 14

GSK has announced updated results for Tafinlar® (dabrafenib) from a planned analysis of the phase III BREAK-3 study in 250 patients with BRAF V600E mutant metastatic melanoma.



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Skin health could be improved by sweat-eating bacteria

from MNTderm - 01 Oct 14

Bacteria that metabolize ammonia, a major component of sweat, may improve skin health and some day could be used for the treatment of skin disorders, such as acne or chronic wounds.


 

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