Researchers at the Washington School of Medicine detected that youthful skin heals better than old skin. They did further research in a mouse model, because human and mouse skin are very similar in behavior. They found a transcription factor Lef1 that heals skin wounds without a scar.
New research by the University of British Columbia used a skin laser for diagnosing and treating cancer. The researchers developed a special microscope that utilizes a laser to operate it. Equally, the same system can also treat skin cancer by merely intensifying the heat of the laser
Chocolate is one of the indulgences people enjoy, but does chocolate cause acne? Several studies about the effects of chocolate on the skin have been discussed in a recent CNN article. The results are complicated. There is milk chocolate that has higher sugar content and sugar is one
When you develop an itch all over, ask yourself “Are your clothes giving you a skin rash?” Skin rashes from exposure to chemicals, metals or fabrics are a common cause for contact dermatitis. Dermatologists distinguish between allergic and irritant dermatitis. With allergic dermatitis
A new high-tech tool to screen for skin cancer will likely revolutionize skin cancer treatment and mortality. According to this report on CNN, which is based on a report by Nature, image recognition technologies have been applied to diagnosing skin cancers. A research team trained a c
Vitamin D has been in the limelight during 2014 several times, and the observation that vitamin D helps childhood atopic dermatitis (AD) is no exception. The news that this difficult to control skin condition in children can be treated effectively and cheaply (no Big Pharma drug invol