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from MNTderm - 31 Aug 14
Eating lots of fruits and vegetables can give you a skin glow more attractive than that caused by tanning, according to a new study, and It is all down to carotenoids.
from MNTderm - 29 Aug 14
Like a protective tent over a colony of harmful bacteria, biofilms make the treatment of skin infections especially difficult.
from MNTderm - 27 Aug 14
Photodynamic therapy (PDT, which uses topical agents and light to kill tissue) appears to better clear actinic keratoses (AKs, a common skin lesion caused by sun damage) at three months after...
from MNTderm - 26 Aug 14
The Royal College of General Practitioners is calling for all GPs who carry out practice-based dermatological surgery to record and upload their figures as part of a UK-wide information gathering...
from MNTderm - 25 Aug 14
Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientist Robert Gourdie developed a wound-healing peptide while researching how electrical signals trigger heartbeats.
from MNTderm - 24 Aug 14
A ubiquitous skin fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and other itchy, flaky maladies in humans has now been tracked to even further global reaches - including Hawaiian coral reefs and the extreme...
from MNTderm - 21 Aug 14
Mice missing two important proteins of the vascular system develop normally and appear healthy in adulthood, as long as they don't become injured.
from MNTderm - 20 Aug 14
A study in Australia examined patient and tumor characteristics for melanomas with higher mitotic rates (a marker of tumor cell growth) in an effort to increase earlier detection of this aggressive...
from MNTderm - 18 Aug 14
A drug called ruxolitinib restored hair in patients with alopecia areata - an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss - according to the early results of a clinical trial.
from MNTderm - 12 Aug 14
Wrapping wound dressings around fingers and toes can be tricky, but for burn victims, guarding them against infection is critical.
from MNTderm - 08 Aug 14
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Orbactiv (oritavancin), a new antibacterial drug to treat adults with skin infections.
from MNTderm - 07 Aug 14
A disease prevalent in developing countries could be spread by the changes in rainfall patterns according to a new study.
from MNTderm - 05 Aug 14
Researchers have identified genetic variants that are associated with severe adverse skin reactions to the antiepileptic drug phenytoin, according to a study in the August 6 issue of JAMA.
from MNTderm - 04 Aug 14
The process by which wounds are repaired is more complex than was previously thought, reports a paper published online this week in Nature Physics.
from MNTderm - 24 Jul 14
A team of scientists has made an important discovery about the molecular interactions that occur between generally benign species of Propionibacterium bacteria and the pathogenic bacterium...
from MNTderm - 12 Jul 14
YouTube is for more than watching World Cup highlights, Brian Williams refreshing old school rap classics, and videos of skateboarders landing in unfortunate positions on railings.
from MNTderm - 11 Jul 14
After analyzing the molecular processes involved, researchers in Germany have developed a test that can differentiate psoriasis from eczema on the basis of only two genes.
Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have announced positive results from a Phase 2b dose-ranging study of dupilumab, an investigational therapy, in adult patients with moderate-to-severe...
from MNTderm - 10 Jul 14
Skin cells possess an olfactory receptor for sandalwood scent, as researchers at the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum have discovered.
from MNTderm - 09 Jul 14
The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition.
from MNTderm - 04 Jul 14
Today, doctors who really want to see if a wound is healing have to do a biopsy or some other invasive technique that, besides injuring an already injured patient, can really only offer information...
from MNTderm - 03 Jul 14
We're often told that worrying can be harmful to one's health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.
from MNTderm - 28 Jun 14
Wrinkles, creases and folds are everywhere in nature, from the surface of human skin to the buckled crust of the Earth. They can also be useful structures for engineers.
from MNTderm - 27 Jun 14
Over the counter skin products for acne that contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid can cause rare but serious and potentially life-threatening reactions, say FDA.
from MNTderm - 25 Jun 14
As many patients know, treating wounds has become far more sophisticated than sewing stitches and applying gauze, but dressings still have shortcomings.