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July 29, 2015

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July 29, 2015

Skin Cancer Marker Plays Critical Role in Tumor Growth

July 13, 2015 — The protein keratin 17 -- the presence of which is used in the lab to detect and stage various types of cancers -- is not just a biomarker for the disease, but may play a critical role in tumor ... read more

Ultrasound Accelerates Skin Healing, Especially for Diabetics and the Elderly

July 12, 2015 — Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, scientists have ... read more

New Psoriasis Drug Is More Effective Than Current Treatment

July 8, 2015 — A phase II clinical trial shows that a new psoriasis drug called guselkumab has greater efficacy than the current standard of care for the chronic skin condition. Psoriasis is an immune-mediated ... read more

Live Imaging Reveals How Wound Healing Influences Cancer

July 1, 2015 — Scientists have known for some time that inflammation is one of the ten hallmarks of cancer. Cancer has also been described as a "wound that does not heal." Now researchers have studied the ... read more

Women's Faces Get Redder at Ovulation, but Human Eyes Can't Pick Up on It

June 30, 2015 — Past research shows men find female faces more attractive at peak fertility. A new study shows an increased redness of women's face skin at the most fertile point of ovulatory cycle, but just ... read more

Researchers Repurpose Technology to Reduce Psychological and Physical Scars of Burn Injuries

June 30, 2015 — It’s the season for backyard grilling, campfires, fireworks – and burn injuries. Over the next few months, U.S. burn centers will see thousands of severe burns requiring painful skin grafts and ... read more

Efficacy of Topical Benzoyl Peroxide on the Reduction of Propionibacterium Acnes During Shoulder Surgery

June 30, 2015 — The effect that topical benzoyl peroxide (BPO), with chlorhexidine skin preparation, has on the presence of Propionibacterium acnes cultured at the time of shoulder surgery has been the focus of ... read more

Hope for Patients With Chronic Wounds

June 29, 2015 — Most wounds clear up by themselves, but some fail to heal and become chronic. An international team of researchers has now unveiled the important role of so-called microRNAs in regulating skin wound ... read more

Action Spectrum of Sun Skin Damage Documented

June 26, 2015 — Scientists have documented for the first time the DNA damage that can occur to skin across the full range of ultraviolet radiation from the sun providing an invaluable tool for sun-protection and the ... read more

Vitamin B12 Supplement Linked to Pimply Skin

June 24, 2015 — Vitamin B12 tweaks how genes behave in the facial bacteria of some people who normally enjoy clear skin, leading to pimples, new research ... read more

June 24, 2015 — A medication for treating rheumatoid arthritis has restored skin color in a patient suffering from vitiligo, according to dermatologists. The disfiguring condition is best known as the disease that ... read more

Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Unlikely to Cause Melanoma, Researchers Conclude

June 23, 2015 — A rigorous analysis of more than 20,000 medical records concludes that erectile dysfunction drugs are not a cause of melanoma, an often deadly form of skin cancer, despite the higher risk for the ... read more

New Mechanism That Regulates Tumor Initiation, Invasion in Skin Basal Cell Carcinoma

June 23, 2015 — Researchers have uncovered a new mechanism that regulates tumor initiation and invasion in skin basal cell carcinoma. asal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common cancer found in human with several ... read more

Rapid Skin Improvement Seen After Treating Systemic Sclerosis Patients With Fresolimumab

June 22, 2015 — A major treatment breakthrough for total body scarring of the skin that occurs in patients with systemic sclerosis, also known as scleroderma, may soon be available for the estimated 300,000 ... read more

Patients Test Drive Pacemaker Before Choosing Permanent Implant

June 22, 2015 — Patients are test driving a pacemaker outside the skin before deciding whether to have a permanent implant, reveals novel ... read more

Sunscreen Confusion May Burn Shoppers

June 17, 2015 — Consumers may need more help navigating the sunscreen aisle. A new study found that many people seem to be confused by sunscreen terminology. Only 43 percent of people surveyed understood the ... read more

Pulsed Electrical Fields May Provide Improved Skin Rejuvenation

June 17, 2015 — Current therapies aimed at skin rejuvenation that affect all exposed tissue can change skin's structure and function. Even approaches that directly target skin cells -- such as fractional and ... read more

Body's Response to Injury, Inflammation May Hinder Wound Healing in Diabetes

June 15, 2015 — Scientists have found that they could speed up wound healing in diabetic mice by keeping immune cells called neutrophils from producing bacteria-trapping neutrophil extracellular traps ... read more

Probing Ways to Convince Young Women Not to Use Indoor Tanning

June 11, 2015 — Messages with images depicting the harsh realities of melanoma are more powerful than the text-only warning required by the US Food and Drug Administration in persuading women to reconsider indoor ... read more

June 11, 2015 — Scratching the itch of eczema, researchers have identified the serotonin receptor HTR7 as a key mediator of eczema and other forms of chronic itch. Eczema affects some 10 percent of the population ... read more

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