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Aug 28, 2012 | 03:20 PM CDT
By: Anthony J. O'Lenick Jr., Siltech LLC, and Kell…
To explain the difference between pathogenic and nonpathogenic bacteria, Tony O’Lenick looks to Kelly Dobos, who notes that nonpathogenic bacteria could become pathogens in immune-compromised hosts.
Jul 31, 2012 | 03:38 PM CDT
Jarchem has added a green clay to its Jarxotic Naturescrubs line that provides absorption, adsorption and coverage to cosmetic formulations.
Jul 10, 2012 | 05:40 PM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features patents related to preservation; ranging from the preservation of product stability, to antimicrobial technologies and a natural preparation to address preservative-induced irritation.
Jul 03, 2012 | 02:39 PM CDT
By: Luigi Rigano, PhD, Institute of Skin and Produ…
Many dermatological diseases such as athlete’s foot occur because the feet spend long spans of time in a warm, dark and humid environment. While there are several foot diseases related to diabetes, this column will focus on the development of foot care formulae designed for cosmetic treatments.
Jul 03, 2012 | 02:32 PM CDT
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletr…
Mihaela Leonida, PhD, a professor of chemistry at Fairleigh Dickinson University, investigated the antibacterial properties of chitosan for cosmetic and pharmaceutical uses. She found that the material exhibited enhanced effects after being nano-sized.
Jun 29, 2012 | 08:17 AM CDT
A study conducted by Johns Hopkins Children's Center and funded by the National Institutes of Health supports the common "hygiene hypothesis" that some antibacterial chemicals and preservatives in hygiene products may make children more susceptible to food and environmental allergens.
Jun 06, 2012 | 09:55 AM CDT
In a recent study, researchers found that an enzyme from the dandruff-causing pathogen Malassezia globosa provides a potential new anti-dandruff target.
Jun 06, 2012 | 09:51 AM CDT
Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) scientists in the UK have engineered antimicrobial peptides based on the human peptide LL-37 that are useful against S. aureus and/or B. cepacia, among others, as well as athlete's foot.
Jun 06, 2012 | 07:48 AM CDT
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Chosen biweekly for their relevance to personal care, "Patent Picks" are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies related to antimicrobial, antiperspirant and deodorant applications.
May 11, 2012 | 04:56 PM CDT
Dr. Straetmans was awarded the first place BSB Innovation Prize in the category of functional ingredients for its certified natural deodorant active and natural liquid antimicrobial.