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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.
May 08, 2012 | 04:44 PM CDT
Schülke inc. will highlight various innovations including its multifunctional cosmetic additive combining the skin care and deodorizing properties of ethylhexylglycerin with the antimicrobial properties of phenethyl alcohol.
May 03, 2012 | 02:29 PM CDT
By: Robert V. Faller, Kornberg School of Dentistry…
While the introduction of fluoride remarkably increased the life expectancy of natural teeth, two oral care problems have since emerged: tooth sensitivity and dental erosion. This article describes approaches to these problems and discusses the challenge of simultaneously maintaining fluoride efficacy in multi-benefit toothpaste formulations.
May 02, 2012 | 11:30 AM CDT
The deodorant and antiperspirant industry continues to grow, with a 16% increase recorded between 2006 and 2011, according to Mintel’s latest report.
Apr 06, 2012 | 09:52 AM CDT
Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University have suggested that thyme may be an effective treatment for acne.