Acne: Causes, treatment, and tips

Acne is a persistent, inflammatory skin problem that triggers areas and pimples, specifically on the face, shoulders, back, neck, chest, and arms. Whiteheads, blackheads, pimples, cysts, and blemishes are all kinds of acne. It is the most typical skin problem in the United States, impacting as much as 50 million Americans annual. It frequently happens … Read more

Scientists Uncover a Protein That Seems to Fight Aging in Our Skin

The eternal youth might stream in our skin. (Credit: Rustle/Shutterstock) In the mission for long lasting youth, numerous females purchase hope in a container. However in spite of being a multi-billion dollar market, numerous skin creams and serums on the marketplace do not provide the age-defying outcomes they assure. Today, researchers state that it might … Read more

Zinc oxide reduces body odor caused by bacteria and aids wound healing

New research presented at this week’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (13-16 April) shows that a formulation containing zinc oxide is effective at reducing armpit odour through killing the responsible bacteria, and assists in wound healing. The study was carried out by Professor Magnus S. Ågren, Copenhagen Wound … Read more

Sunscreen may help maintain blood vessel health

It is a well-known fact that sunscreen protects us against sunburn and reduces the risk of skin cancer. According to a recent study, sunscreen might also help our blood vessels maintain function.According to a new study, sunscreen might offer benefits beyond protecting against skin cancer. Scientists have known for many years that ultraviolet radiation (UVR) … Read more

Study demonstrates viability of gene editing strategy for recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

A group of researchers from the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Raras (CIBERER) (Biomedical Research Networking Centre on Rare Diseases), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), the Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas (CIEMAT) (Research Center for Energy, Environmental and Technology), and the Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Fundación Jiménez Díaz (IIS-FJD) … Read more

Immunotherapy reduced risk of skin cancer development by almost 75 percent

Cutting skin cancer risk by 75 percent Precancerous actinic keratosis cells (blue cells in boxed area at surface of skin) under attack by T cells (pink). Kenneth Ngo/MGH Center for Cancer Immunology/Cutaneous Biology Research Center Immunotherapy of precancerous skin lesions may prevent squamous cell carcinoma A treatment previously shown to clear the precancerous skin lesions … Read more

You’re Probably Using Your Sun-Blocking Moisturizer Wrong

Credit: The Gender Spectrum Collection SPF facial moisturizers can block the sun's dangerous ultraviolet rays as effectively as comparable sunscreens, but only if you use them correctly. And according to a new paper published today (April 3) in the journal PLOS One, you probably don't. Sun-blocking moisturizers are popular beauty products, often marketed as "anti-aging" … Read more

Sunscreen use could lead to better blood vessel health: New study finds chemical sun protection preserves nitric oxide levels to maintain vascular health

A new study suggests that sunscreen protects the skin’s blood vessel function from harmful ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure by protecting dilation of the blood vessels. Perspiration on the skin may also provide protection to the skin’s blood vessels from sun damage. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) annual meeting … Read more

Interaction between immune factors triggers cancer-promoting chronic inflammation

Interaction between immune factors can trigger cancer Researchers have identified immune factors that interact to initiate cancer-promoting chronic inflammation — as in this image of cancer-prone colitis in a mouse colon. Amir Ameri/MGH Center for Cancer Immunology/Cutaneous Biology Research Center Blocking it prevents development of skin and colon cancers in mice with chronic inflammation A … Read more

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