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Nov 15, 2010 | 11:52 AM CST
International Specialty Products (ISP) has sourced flax seed to design an ingredient that boosts skin lipid synthesis in the stratum corneum for optimized lipidic homeostasis and improved skin protection.
Oct 06, 2010 | 09:45 AM CDT
Rahn has combined two plant extracts with an amino acid to create an active ingredient compound that helps to strengthen the barrier function of mature skin.
Jul 13, 2010 | 05:01 PM CDT
Researchers at the University of Bath and in the burn center at the Frenchay Hospital in Bristol are working with a nanotechnology to develop medical dressings that release actives in the presence of bacteria to treat infection, changing color while doing so.
May 05, 2010 | 07:58 AM CDT
Silab has launched a high performance antiaging ingredient derived from black pepper berries to increase the adhesion, contraction and migration of reticular fibroblasts and strengthen the skin's underlying structure.
Jan 18, 2010 | 11:03 AM CST
Foamix Ltd. has been granted a patent from the United States Patent Office for its saccharide foam for wound healing.
Jan 04, 2010 | 09:22 AM CST
Scientists in Australia and Austria are studying a DNA repair enzyme found in kangaroos that reportedly fights the damage caused by skin cancer.
Dec 30, 2009 | 02:59 PM CST
By: Bhaven Chavan, PhD, and Graham Pennick, Croda …
In the present article, the oral administration of echium oil is shown to increase collagen levels in the skin as well as barrier functioning and skin conductance. When applied topically, the oil increases dermal structural proteins, which results in a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles, and inhibits UV-induced inflammation.
Dec 15, 2009 | 08:19 AM CST
Oligosaccharides contained in this active from Sederma act on keratinocytes and induce chain reactions down to dermal fibroblasts, which allow the synthesis of elements essential to cutaneous homeostasis.
Dec 11, 2009 | 10:20 AM CST
A purified fraction of colostrum from P.L. Thomas has been designed to assist fibroblasts in performing metabolic activities to promote healthy collagen fibers in skin following abrasion treatments.
Nov 23, 2009 | 09:11 AM CST
Researchers at the University of California at San Diego have provided a molecular basis to understand the "hygiene hypothesis," the theory that the lack of childhood exposure to infectious agents and microorganisms decreases their susceptibility to disease, which suggests therapeutic approaches to inflammatory skin diseases.