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Stroke Drug Kills Bacteria That Cause Ulcers And Tuberculosis

A drug currently being used to treat ischemic strokes may prove to be a signifi

Scientists Map Sensory Nerves In Mouse Skin, Findings Could Hold Clues For Pain Management

Johns Hopkins scientists have created stunning images of the branching patterns

Adalimumab May Improve Quality Of Life For Patients Suffering From Hidradenitis Suppurativa - A Serious Skin Disease

Adalimumab may reduce inflammation and pain and improve quality of life for pat

Hepatitis C Drug May Cause Fatal Skin Reactions

The oral hepatitis C drug telaprevir (Incivek) will now come with a boxed warnin

Scientists Can Now Gauge Skin's True Age With New Laser Technique

Wrinkles, dryness, and a translucent and fragile appearance are hallmarks of old

Hair Practices May Be Barrier To Physical Activity For Some African-American Women

A study that surveyed 103 African-American women suggests that nearly 40 percent

Using Metathesis In The Lab To Transform Compounds In Essential Oils Into Highly Valuable Personal Care Product Ingredients

In a new approach for tapping biomass as a sustainable raw material, scientists

Study Gives A New Perspective On The Importance Of The Extracellular Matrix In The Aging Process

As we get older, the trillions of cells in our body do too. And like us, they b

Diet Enriched With Fish Oil Reduces Pressure Ulcers By 20-25 Percent

Chock-full of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, fish oil can help lower blo

Master Regulator Of Skin Development Discovered

The surface of your skin, called the epidermis, is a complex mixture of many di

Diabetic Wound Healing Accelerated By Topical Simvastatin

Delayed wound healing is a major complication of diabetes because the physiologi

Research Shows Sweat Glands Play Major Role In Healing Human Wounds

Turns out the same glands that make you sweat are responsible for another job v

Multi-Purpose Medication - Just Open Package, Mix Polymers

Working in the lab for the last few years, three generations of University of A

Bed Linen For Pressure Ulcer Prevention Improves Quality Of Life For The Bedridden

Immobile patients are in constant danger of developing pressure ulcers on the s

Diet Enriched With Arginine And Proline May Speed Wound Healing In Diabetes

Chronic wounds such as foot ulcers are a common problem for diabetics and are th

A Child's Burn Injury Risk May Be Associated With Housing Quality

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and P

Self-Healing, Touch-Sensitive Plastic Skin

Nobody knows the remarkable properties of human skin like the researchers strugg

Skin Cancer Risk Among Redheads Higher Even Without Sun

Redheads and fair skinned people are more susceptible to developing skin cancer,

In Red-Haired, Fair-Skinned Individuals, An Unexpected Factor Contributes To Melanoma Risk

The well-established elevated risk of melanoma among people with red hair and fa

Researchers Invent A Quick-Release Medical Tape That Minimizes Neonatal Skin Injury

Commercial medical tapes on the market today are great at keeping medical device

Commonly Prescribed Glaucoma Drug May Be Effective In Treating Male Pattern Baldness And Other Forms Of Alopecia

If you're balding and want your hair to grow back, then here is some good news.

Mutation Identified That Causes Skin Hyperproliferation

Scientists have identified a mutation in a gene that causes patches of very thic

Face Transplant Patient Exceeding All Expectations

Richard Lee Norris, 37, who lost most of his face in a gun accident in 1997, and

Psoriasis Patients Twice As Likely To Develop Diabetes

A new meta-analysis of 27 studies shows a clear link between people with psoria

New Clues For Treating Eczema

More than 15% of children suffer with eczema, or atopic dermatitis, an inflammat