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  • Eating habits affect skin's protection against sun August 15, 2017
    Sunbathers may want to avoid midnight snacks before catching some rays, new research recommends. A study in mice shows that eating at abnormal times disrupts the biological clock of the skin, including the daytime potency of an enzyme that protects against the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.
  • The best place to treat type 1 diabetes might be just under your skin August 14, 2017
    The space under our skin might be an optimal location to treat type 1 diabetes (T1D), a group of researchers has demonstrated.
  • 'How to' guide for producing hair follicles August 11, 2017
    How does the skin develop follicles and eventually sprout hair? A new study addresses this question using insights gleaned from organoids, 3-D assemblies of cells possessing rudimentary skin structure and function -- including the ability to grow hair.
  • Researchers look to improve detection of skin cancer lacking pigment melanin August 9, 2017
    Key features linked to amelanotic melanoma, a form of skin cancer that lacks the brown or black color that stems from the pigment melanin, have been identified by a team of researchers.
  • Transforming skin cells to insulin August 9, 2017
    Researches are one step closer to cure diabetes by making insulin-producing cells from skin cells. They have transformed skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin producing cells, using stem cell techniques. The researchers’ aim is to transplant these cells under the skin of people with diabetes.