Recent in Repair (page 6 of 6)
Mar 29, 2006 | John Woodruff, Lower Parkstone
This article describes hair structure and the results of tensile testing experiments on hair that had been treated with betaine. It postulates a possible theory for the improvement in hair strength.
Dec 23, 2005 | Janice Brenner, BSP, MSc, MH, WT Bioriginal Food & Science Corp.
Skin benefits of essential fatty acids include enhancement of cell membrane structure and function, barrier maintenance and recovery, anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory effects and penetration enhancement. Their metabolism is described and their use in cosmetics and cosmeceuticals is surveyed.
Dec 23, 2005 | Christine Jeanmaire, Vincent Bardey, Louis Danoux, Philippe Moussou and Gilles Pauly, Laboratories Serobiologiques, A division of Cognis France
A new active ingredient obtained from germinated seeds improves the natural skin defense by boosting HSP expression in the keratinocytes in response to stress exposure.
Dec 1, 2005 | A. Thibodeau, Atrium Biotechnologies
A polysaccharide with a repetitive unit of 11 glycosidic residues has been found to exert properties such as skin repair, restructuring and protection against inflammatory processes, in a described formulation.
May 6, 2003 | Glen Gillis, Scott J. Norton, and Michael Bishop, Active Organics Inc.
The authors describe a proprietary blend of three standardized herbal extracts designed to assist in the alleviation of the visible signs of aging in human skin.
May 6, 2003 | Schmid, D ;Zülli, F
The placebo-controlled study in humans has shown that soy isoflavones have a potent effect on the improvement of skin thickness in aged skin. The authors discuss the possible mechanisms of action.
May 6, 2003 | E. Bauza, C. Dal Farra, F. Portolan and N. Domloge, Vincience Research Center
A new oligo laminin peptide stimulates extracellular matrix biosynthesis and promotes cell adhesion, which is of great interest in tissue regeneration and the fight against aging.