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How skin falls apart: The pathology of autoimmune skin disease is revealed at the nanoscale

UB researchers have pinpointed important changes in cellular behavior that occur in Pemphigus Vulgaris, the rare, blistering skin disease shown in this ...

Neurons in human skin perform advanced calculations

Neurons in human skin perform advanced calculations, previously believed that only the brain could perform. This is according to a study from ...

Use a rule of thumb to control how much you drink

Use a rule of thumb when pouring wine ... Full story

FDA-Approved Drug Restores Hair in Patients with Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is a common autoimmune disease that causes disfiguring hair loss ... Full story

Acute Psychological Stress Promotes Skin Healing in Mice

Naturally-Occurring Steroids, Which Damage Skin During Prolonged Stress, Can Be Beneficial Over Shorter Periods ... Full story

The Best Advice for Acne Patients? Patience

Greater Knowledge of the Disease, Better Treatment Options Have Benefits, But Leading Adolescent Skin Expert at NYU Langone Medical Center Warns Acne Remains a Tough Condition to Treat ... Full story

Sustainable skincare range created from waste products of grapes

University of Leeds spin-out Keracol Limited has teamed up with Marks & Spencer to produce a natural skin care range using the waste products of grapes. ... Full story

Some dogs and cats prone to sunburn – How to protect your animal from skin damage

Excessive sunbathing damages the skin. Humans are not the only ones who need to monitor their exposure to UV rays: animals are at risk too. Dogs and cats with white or thin coats are at particular risk, as are animals with very closely shorn fur or with certain pre-existing conditions. Dermatologist Christa Horvath-Ungerböck from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna explains which animals are particularly sensitive, how to prevent sun damage to the skin, and how to treat a sunburned animal. ... Full story

New diagnostic test to distinguish psoriasis from eczema

Neuherberg - In many patients it is not easy to differentiate between the chronic inflammatory skin diseases psoriasis and eczema. Researchers at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have now developed a procedure based on a skin analysis that enables an exact diagnosis to be made. ... Full story

New Medication Shows Promise in Treating Common Skin Disease

URMC-led Study Offers Hope for Atopic Dermatitis Sufferers ... Full story

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