Dermatology (14 News)

Key Player in Skin-Cancer Metastasis Identified

Jun 27, 2017 11:00 am
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A team of researchers has pinpointed a sugar modification in cells that spurs the spread of skin cancer. Its findings, which appear in the latest issu...

Safe Alternative to UV-Induced Skin Tanning

Jun 27, 2017 9:00 am
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Investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) have developed a way of increasing pigmentation in human...

Immunotherapy Shows Hope in Curing Skin Cancer

Jun 21, 2017 1:00 pm
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In an early clinical trial, 33 out of 35 (94%) patients had clinical remission of multiple myeloma upon receiving a new type of immunotherapy ? chimer...

Scientists Learn from Frogs How to Evade Scar Formation

Jun 17, 2017 5:00 pm
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When a Xenopus frog is deeply wounded, its skin can regenerate without scarring. Researchers have found that cells under the skin contribute to this r...

Scientists Get Help From Bacteria To Synthesize Cancer Drugs

Jun 12, 2017 12:00 pm
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Scientists have been interested in using bacteria as engineered factories that are capable of making specialized substances that may also be difficult...

Potential Target for Treatment of Eczema and Psoriasis

Jun 4, 2017 2:00 pm
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Superficially, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis may appear similar but their commonalities are only skin deep. Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema,...

First Effective Sunscreen For Albinos

May 19, 2017 1:00 pm
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Chemists, materials scientists and nanoengineers at UC San Diego have created what may be the ultimate natural sunscreen. In a paper published in t...

Microbial Communities That Drive Acne

May 6, 2017 2:00 pm
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Acne is a common skin problem and the causes are not understood. As such, there aren’t always effective treatments available for every individua...

Melanoma cells , born to move.

Apr 12, 2017 8:00 pm
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Melanoma is the most serious skin cancer and can be quite aggressive, as seen in the following video. Researchers at the University of Iowa captured t...

Linking Acne With a Rare Genetic Disease

Mar 19, 2017 4:00 pm
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Dowling-Degos disease is a hereditary pigmentation disorder that generally progresses harmlessly. However, some of those affected also develop severe ...

The Role Of HIF1a In Spreading Melanoma

Feb 22, 2017 1:00 pm
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Cancerous tumors are voracious. Once they have consumed all the oxygen and nutrients in the original tumor site, the cancer cells travel to other part...

The Potential Role For Probiotics In Treatment Of Atopic Dermatitis

Feb 11, 2017 5:00 pm
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Evidence supporting a key role for an altered gut microbiome in the development of atopic dermatitis (AD) would suggest that the use of probiotics ...

Signals That Control Progenitor Skin Cells Fate to Be Either Sweet Glands or Hair Follicles Identified

Dec 26, 2016 11:00 am
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A team of researchers with the Rockefeller University has identified the signals and timing that are involved during embryonic development controlling...

Weight Loss Reduces Psoriasis Symptoms

Dec 26, 2016 10:00 am
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Weight loss has a significant and prolonged positive impact on psoriasis symptoms and quality of life. The findings stem from a study conducted by Her...