Dermatology (43 News)

Scientists Showed That Skin Cells in Mice Engage in Two Forms of Competition

Jun 13, 2019 2:00 pm
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Not all cells are destined for greatness. Deemed unfit to serve in the body, some are killed off during early development through a process called ...

Researchers Discover a Natural Gene Therapy for Intractable Skin Disease

Apr 30, 2019 1:00 pm
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Pathogenic gene mutations causing a type of intractable skin disease can be eliminated from some parts of patients’ skin as they age, according ...

New Studies Aim to Improve Melanoma Diagnosis

Mar 19, 2019 3:00 pm
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A pair of studies led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers could aid in improved diagnosis for melano...

A Gene Commonly Mutated in Pediatric Melanoma is Revealed

Mar 18, 2019 12:00 pm
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Comprehensive clinical genomic testing of an adolescent patient, including whole genome sequencing, helped researchers identify mutations in a sing...

Uncovering Molecules Released by Invasive Skin Cancer that Reprogram Healthy Immune Cells to Help the Cancer Spread

Feb 4, 2019 3:00 pm
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Scientists have uncovered molecules released by invasive skin cancer that reprogram healthy immune cells to help the cancer to spread. Targeti...

A Genetic Study Identifies Five New Associated Regions Involving Skin, Eye and Hair Colour

Jan 23, 2019 1:00 pm
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The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, found that the variation of light skin among Eurasian people evolved independently from ...

How Hair Follicles Grow? New Findings Offer Answers to That Question

Jan 7, 2019 12:00 pm
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An outstanding question in dermatology that researchers have studied for decades is: How do hair follicles emerge from a sea of seemingly uniform s...

New Insight into How the Immune System Can Be Hampered When it Comes to Fighting Cancer

Dec 4, 2018 2:00 pm
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Over the course of evolution, the immune system has developed effective mechanisms to detect pathogens invading the body from outside and to elimin...

Asexual Reproduction Is the Rule for Trichophyton Rubrum

Jul 22, 2018 11:00 am
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The sexual habits of Trichophyton rubrum, the fungus that causes athlete’s foot and other kinds of skin and nail infections, were the focus of a...

Increased Public's Interest in Melanoma Testing

Jul 17, 2018 10:00 am
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TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- There is moderately high interest in genetic testing for melanoma risk among the general population, accord...

The Relationship Between Hidradenitis Suppurativa & Crohn's Disease and their Overlapping Features

Jun 28, 2018 5:00 pm
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a skin disorder characterized by painful nodules and abscesses, may be at ...

Do You Feel Itchy All The Time? Now You Can Know Why

May 9, 2018 11:00 am
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If a bug crawls on our legs, we itch. If a piece of hair falls on our skin, we itch. If mosquitoes bite, we mutter to ourselves — and itch. Ther...

How Seasonal Changes Affect Skin Barrier?

Mar 22, 2018 10:00 am
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Many people suffer from dry, cracked skin during the winter months. While the weather conditions obviously play a role, there are physiological factor...

a Specific Strain Of Bacteria That Could Protect Against Cancer

Mar 5, 2018 2:00 pm
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Unless we wake up with a dreaded pimple or spend a long winter dry and itchy, most of us rarely give our skin much thought. So it might surprise you t...

Stem Cell Transplantation Resample A Better Treatment Option For Scleroderma Patients

Jan 20, 2018 9:00 am
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New clinical trial findings show that a therapeutic regimen involving transplantation of a person's own blood-forming stem cells can improve survi...

African Women With A Common Form Of Hair Loss Have An Increased Chance Of Developing Uterine Fibroids

Jan 1, 2018 1:00 pm
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In a study of medical records gathered on hundreds of thousands of African-American women, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have evidence that women...

Genetically, Africa Has The Greatest Amount Of Phenotypic Variation In Skin pigmentation

Dec 3, 2017 5:10 pm
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Many studies have suggested that the genetics of skin pigmentation are simple. A small number of known genes, it is thought, account for nearly 50 per...

Gene Therapy Save Syrian "Butterfly" Child!

Nov 14, 2017 9:00 am
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A child has been given a new genetically modified skin that covers 80% of his body, in a series of lifesaving operations. Hassan, who lives in Germ...

When You Get a Wound Affect How Fast It Heals!

Nov 12, 2017 4:00 pm
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The antidote to a bad scrape-up is usually a fairly simple recipe: antibiotics, bandages, and time. Now, a new study suggests that timing also matters...

Possible Safe and Painless Alternative for Liposuction Surgeries

Sep 18, 2017 9:00 am
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Researchers have devised a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body...


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