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Blood vessel receptor that responds to light may be new target for vascular disease treatments

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...



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Skin cancer: how effective are smartphone apps for early detection?

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.



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Genes and sun behaviors during childhood may play large role in future melanoma risk

from MNTderm - 19 Nov 14

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...



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Positive results from second pivotal Phase 3 study of Brodalumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis announced

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...



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US skin cancer costs rise from 2002 through 2011

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...



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New patent for method to establish whether a person will suffer from burns when he or she is submitted to laser hair removal treatments

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...



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Southampton experts find glaucoma drug can boost eyelash growth

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.



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In mouse model, 'wimpy' antibody protects against kidney disease

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...



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Syneron Candela announces FDA clearance of PicoWay picosecond laser for tattoo removal

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.



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New research reveals true impact of psoriasis

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.



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Ever wondered why scratching makes itching worse?

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.



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New technology to address hair loss during chemotherapy treatment

from MNTderm - 01 Nov 14

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...



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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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