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From Yale, a new sunblock that doesn’t penetrate the skin

Researchers at Yale have developed a sunscreen that doesn’t penetrate the skin, eliminating serious health concerns associated with commercial sunscreens. ...

Penn Study Demonstrates Genes' Major Role in Skin and Organ Development

Disruptions of splicing proteins cause facial, skin, organ defects in young mice ...

Acne and Your Diet: How the Glycemic Index Affects Your Skin

Madison, Wisconsin - If you're prone to acne, you may want to consider making some changes to your diet to see if ditching foods like white bread and cereal helps reduce pimple flare-ups. ... Full story

Why other people's skin always feels softer

Have you ever touched someone else and wondered why his or her skin felt so incredibly soft? Well, now researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on September 10 present evidence that this experience may often be an illusion. ... Full story

Dangerous skin lightening products on sale on our streets

Even though South Africa has some of the toughest laws against skin lighteners, many international products containing dangerous and illegal substances are still being sold in Cape Town, a UCT study has found. ... Full story

Topical Gel Proves Safe, Effective Treatment for Patients with Skin T Cell Lymphoma, Penn Study Finds

Phase One Trial First to Show Topical Therapy Causes Systemic Immune Response, and May Eradicate Cancerous Cells from Treated and Untreated Lesions ... Full story

Proving nanoparticles in sunscreen products

Loads of cosmetics like sunscreen lotions contain titanium dioxide. These nanoparticles are contentious. Experts suspect they may have harmful effects on people and the environment. But it is difficult to prove that the particles are in the lotions. Using a method developed by Fraunhofer researchers, the particles can now be calculated. ... Full story

Yale researchers beat untreatable eczema with arthritis drug

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have successfully treated patients with moderate to severe eczema using a rheumatoid arthritis drug recently shown to reverse two other disfiguring skin conditions, vitiligo and alopecia areata. The study is evidence of a potential new era in eczema treatment, they report. ... Full story

Dermatologist offers unique treatment for vitiligo skin discoloration

A UT Southwestern Medical Center dermatologist has improved a technique to transplant pigment cells that can repair the affected area of skin discoloration from vitiligo. ... Full story

Acupuncture Can Improve Outcomes in Dermatological Conditions

New Rochelle, NY - Medical evidence supports the potential for acupuncture to be significantly more effective in the treatment of dermatologic conditions such as dermatitis, pruritus, and urticaria than alternative treatment options, “placebo acupuncture,” or no treatment, according to a review of the medical literature published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The review article is available free on The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine website until August 14, 2015. ... Full story

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