Dermatology (27 News)

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...

A Simple Treatment Option For Autoimmune Diseases!

Sep 13, 2017 11:00 am
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A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases. Human ...

A Simple Molecule Drives Hair Growth!

Aug 25, 2017 4:00 pm
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UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists Heather ...

New Sweat-Based Biosensor Patients Easy and Comfortable Analysis

Aug 21, 2017 6:00 pm
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Blood is king in the world of Point of Care Testing. But the process of drawing blood is invasive, and it represents a challenge for continuous monito...

Seeking A Better Test for an Aggressive Type of Skin Cancer!

Aug 16, 2017 3:00 pm
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New findings from an international research team led by University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists may improve det...

DNA Sunscreen Shows Advantages Over Regular Ones!

Jul 27, 2017 10:30 am
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Why use regular sunscreen when you can apply a DNA film to your skin? Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have develope...

How Some Skin Bacteria Contribute to Eczema Flare-ups?

Jul 17, 2017 2:00 pm
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Particular strains of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria have been linked to skin irritation in children with eczema, suggesting that the microbes that li...

How Hair Growth is Synchronized?

Jul 17, 2017 9:00 am
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Hairs all over the body use the same two chemical signaling pathways to communicate with each other – a finding that might help us better unders...

One Step Closer Towards Solving The Hair Losing Problem

Jul 11, 2017 3:01 pm
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Stem cell researchers at the University of Calgary have found another piece of the puzzle behind what may contribute to hair loss and prevent wounds f...

How Can Immune Cells Enhance Hair Growth?

Jul 1, 2017 8:00 pm
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In experiments in mice, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that regulatory T cells (Tregs; pronounced "tee-regs"), a type of immun...

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...


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