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Skin Care News
January 28, 2020

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Through experiments, researchers found that the force each cell applies to the surface beneath it -- in other words, traction -- is the dominant physical factor that controls ... read more

Genetic Discovery Holds Implications for Better Immunity, Longer Life

Wrinkles on the skin of a microscopic worm might provide the key to a longer, healthier life for humans. Working with Caenorhabditis elegans, a transparent nematode found in soil, researchers found ... read more

Mosquito Incognito: Could Graphene-Lined Clothing Help Prevent Mosquito Bites?

A new study shows that graphene sheets can block the signals mosquitoes use to identify a blood meal, potentially enabling a new chemical-free ... read more

Wireless Sensors That Stick to the Skin to Track Our Health

Engineers have developed experimental stickers that pick up physiological signals emanating from the skin, then wirelessly beam these health readings to a receiver clipped onto clothing. It's all ... read more
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New Technique Predicts Which Melanoma Patients Are at Risk for Cancer Recurrence, Spread

Investigators present a new, quantitative technique that leverages DNA sequencing to make more sophisticated and accurate predictions about which primary melanomas are likely to recur and ... read more

Skin Cancer Suppressor Found

A promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer has been identified by the UK's University of Bath scientists, who have found a molecule that suppresses melanoma tumour ... read more

Study Finds 95 Percent Satisfaction Rate With Mohs Surgery

Patients who received Mohs surgery to treat the most serious form of skin cancer, melanoma, reported a 95 percent long-term satisfaction rate with their results, according to a new ... read more

Popular Gyms Undermining Health With Tanning Beds

Popular gym chains across the country capitalize on the broad desire to get healthy in the New Year with persuasive post-holiday marketing campaigns, but they're also undermining public health ... read more

Flipping the Script on Novel Cancer Therapy Leads to Insights Into Lupus

In the last decade, scientists discovered that blocking a key regulator of the immune system helped unleash the body's natural defenses against several forms of cancer, opening up a new era of ... read more

Dangerous Skin Tumor Now Has Treatment Guidelines

A new study reports the first guidelines for treating sebaceous carcinoma, a cancer of the oil glands. If not removed and treated promptly, it can spread to other organs and cause grave harm to ... read more

Brachytherapy Proves Effective in Treating Skin Cancer

The use of high-dose-rate brachytherapy to treat elderly patients with common skin cancers offers excellent cure rates and cosmetic outcomes, according to a new ... read more

How Do Scars Form? Fascia Function as a Repository of Mobile Scar Tissue

In the riddle about the origin of scar tissue, researchers have reached an important next step. Researchers found that scars are made from a tissue beneath the skin: fascia. This new knowledge led to ... read more

Rapamycin May Slow Skin Aging

The search for youthfulness typically turns to lotions, supplements, serums and diets, but there may soon be a new option joining the fray. Rapamycin, a FDA-approved drug normally used to prevent ... read more

Perception of Touch in the Brain

More than ten percent of the cerebral cortex are involved in processing information about our sense of touch -- a larger area than previously ... read more

Predicting Treatment Outcome for Leishmaniasis

The current first-line treatment for leishmaniasis, a skin disease that can cause disfiguring ulcers, is grueling and frequently fails. A new study pinpoints genetic factors that predict whether a ... read more

'Hyperhotspots' Could Predict Skin Cancer Risk

Scientists report the discovery of 'hyperhotspots' in the human genome, locations that are up to 170-times more sensitive to ultraviolet radiation (UV) from sunlight compared to the genome ... read more

Spray Painting Fiber Bandages Onto Wounds

Researchers have developed a portable electrospinning device with a confined electric field that can safely deposit bandages and drugs directly onto biological surfaces, using air to spray the fibers ... read more

Why Beta-Blockers Cause Skin Inflammation

Beta-blockers are often used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases. However, in some patients they can trigger or exacerbate psoriasis, an inflammatory skin disease. ... read more

Some Skin Cancers May Start in Hair Follicles

Some of the most deadly skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend color to hair, and originate in hair follicles rather than in skin ... read more

Lymphatic System Found to Play Key Role in Hair Regeneration

To grow new hair, stem cells throughout the skin must work in sync. Researchers have discovered the molecular communication tool, part of the lymphatic system, that the cells use to synchronize their ... read more

Living Skin Can Now Be 3D-Printed With Blood Vessels Included

Researchers have developed a way to 3D print living skin, complete with blood vessels. The advancement is a significant step toward creating grafts that are more like the skin our bodies produce ... read more

A Stretchable Stopwatch Lights Up Human Skin

Imagine a runner who doesn't need to carry a stopwatch or cell phone to check her time: She could just gaze at the glowing stopwatch display on the back of her hand. Such human-machine ... read more

Increased Depression, Suicidal Thoughts and Stress Are Reported in Patients With Chronically Itchy Skin

Itch is a very common symptom in patients suffering from skin diseases. In a new study on the psychological burden of itch, investigators report that the presence of itch in dermatological patients ... read more

Breakthrough in Understanding Rare Genetic Skin Condition

A breakthrough has been made in understanding a rare genetic skin disease that causes progressively enlarging skin tumors over the scalp, face and ... read more

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