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  • Blister fluid could help diagnose burn severity January 17, 2019
    Severe burns can leave physical and psychological scars, especially in children. When a burn patient enters the clinic, doctors use factors such as the depth and size of the burn, as well as the time required for skin healing -- or re-epithelialization -- to determine the best course of treatment. Now, researchers have found another, […]
  • Unraveling the genetic causes of skin cancer January 14, 2019
    Medical researchers are helping to identify the genetic factors that lead to squamous cell carcinoma. In a new article, they show how the interaction between a cell signaling pathway called MET and a gene, Tpl2, contributes to skin cancer progression.
  • How 'Dry January' is the secret to better sleep, saving money and losing weight December 28, 2018
    New research shows that taking part in Dry January sees people regaining control of their drinking, having more energy, better skin and losing weight. They also report drinking less months later.
  • How skin ages, loses fat and immunity December 26, 2018
    Some dermal fibroblasts can convert into fat cells that reside under the dermis, giving skin a youthful look and producing peptides that fight infections. Researchers show how this happens and what causes it to stop as people age.
  • Molecule discovery holds promise for gene therapies for psoriasis December 20, 2018
    Scientists have discovered a protein that could hold the key to novel gene therapies for skin problems including psoriasis - a common, chronic skin disease that affects over 100 million people worldwide.