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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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
A lack of mental health care services for people with skin conditions is a 'slowly ticking timebomb' for the NHS, a charity has warned.
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.
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.
from MNTderm - 30 Sep 14
Bacteria that eat ammonia - a major component of sweat - may one day be used to treat acne, ulcers and other skin disorders, say researchers.
A UCLA researcher at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center helped pioneer a new therapy that combines the drug Zelboraf® with an experimental drug cobimetinib, allowing metastatic melanoma...
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and other institutions have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun's dangerous UV rays.
from MNTderm - 26 Sep 14
Immune cells may be responsible for drug resistance in melanoma patients, according to research published in Cancer Discovery.
Areas of the brain that respond to reward and pleasure are linked to the ability of a drug known as butorphanol to relieve itch, according to new research led by Gil Yosipovitch, MD, Professor and...
from MNTderm - 19 Sep 14
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued its final appraisal determination (FAD) recommending the use of Tafinlar®...
from MNTderm - 17 Sep 14
Patients with the skin depigmentation disease known as vitiligo had faster and better repigmentation after a combination therapy of the implantable drug afamelanotide and narrowband UV-B (NB-UV-B)...
from MNTderm - 15 Sep 14
Different types of dendritic cells in human skin have assorted functions in the early and more advanced stages of psoriasis report researchers in the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine.
from MNTderm - 14 Sep 14
University at Buffalo researchers and colleagues studying a rare, blistering disease have discovered new details of how autoantibodies destroy healthy cells in skin.
from MNTderm - 11 Sep 14
The early diagnosis and detection rates of skin cancer has been boosted by a pioneering digital application developed at the University of Edinburgh which trains the medical profession to...
from MNTderm - 10 Sep 14
Vitiligo (depigmentation of the skin) and alopecia areata (AA, patchy or complete hair loss) in patients with chronic graft-vs-host disease (GvHD) following a stem cell transplant appear to be...