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  • New potential approach to treat atopic dermatitis March 18, 2019
    Researchers have demonstrated that the same immune cells that protect us against skin fungi also encourage the inflammatory symptoms of atopic dermatitis. An antibody therapy could alleviate this chronic inflammatory skin disease.
  • New device could help minimize scarring in cosmetic surgery March 11, 2019
    Researchers have developed a new device that could help minimize scarring during surgery. The device can ascertain the orientation of skin tension lines, which is important for wound-healing post-surgery.
  • Mouse model validates how 'good' and 'bad' bacteria affect acne March 7, 2019
    Researchers have generated a new mouse model that mimics human acne for the first time, and used it to validate the concept of 'good' and 'bad' acne bacteria and introduce new possibilities for targeted treatments and vaccines.
  • Electrifying wound care: Better bandages to destroy bacteria March 6, 2019
    Bandages infused with electricity can help heal wounds faster than typical bandages or antibiotics -- but for years, researchers have not really understood why. A recent study is offering new clues about the science behind those bandages, and researchers say the findings could help lead to better wound treatment.
  • Seawater bacteria provides leads to fight melanoma March 6, 2019
    Malignant melanoma can be a particularly dangerous form of cancer, and more therapeutic options are needed. Now, researchers reportthat a bacteria from seawater has inspired promising leads for an entirely new way to treat the disease.