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New in Antimicrobial (page 7 of 10)
Jul 24, 2009 | 09:33 AM CDT
Researchers from the Centre for Nanobioscience at the Agharkar Research Institute have found an alternative antimicrobial to silver sulfadiazine, which is used in topical gels for burn patients and to treat infections: silver nanoparticles.
Apr 01, 2009 | 05:34 PM CDT
This blend is a botanical solution aimed not only at inflammatory triggers but also inflammation itself.
Mar 20, 2009 | 10:40 AM CDT
In addition to the antifungal, antiaging and skin smoothing benefits of garlic, a study has found the fragrant food to increase antioxidant levels and possibly lower blood pressure and glucose levels.
Jan 27, 2009 | 04:55 PM CST
Ongoing debate exists as to whether modern lifestyles have triggered an imbalance in the skin's innate immune system. This conference will feature a new session dedicated to this topic, among others.
Jan 26, 2009 | 04:37 PM CST
When exposed to air and heat, tea tree oil is prone to oxidation and yields epoxides and other oxidation products that contribute to its skin sensitizing potential.
Jan 05, 2009 | 11:54 AM CST
By: Jongsung Lee, Eunsun Jung, Sungran Hur and Deo…
P. acnes can exacerbate acne as a result of the inflammatory properties of the cell wall short chain fatty acids and chemotactic factors. Here, researchers investigate the effectiveness of a magnolia extract as an acne treatment, based on the known anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects from magnolol and honokiol within the material.
Jan 05, 2009 | 11:42 AM CST
By: Daniel Schmid, Esther Belser and Fred Zülli, M…
A combination of Chinese herbs is shown here, by gene array analysis, to stimulate the skin’s resistance against free radicals, oxidative stress and toxic molecules, while also reducing extracellular matrix degradation. The extract also is shown to help against skin irritation in vivo.
Dec 22, 2008 | 02:07 PM CST
Symrise has launched a multifunctional ingredient that serves as a moisturizer, a fragrance and an antimicrobial agent.
Dec 08, 2008 | 09:50 AM CST
Pure Bioscience has signed an agreement with Ciba to market and sell Pure’s silver dihydrogen citrate (SDC) antimicrobial as a preservative and biocide in the personal care, household, and industrial markets worldwide.
Jul 30, 2008 | 02:25 PM CDT
By: Rachel Chapman, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Many yogurts, for example, are probiotics-preparations containing live bacteria that are ingested to restore the body’s natural, internal microflora balance. The personal care industry has taken interest in probiotics as well.