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Stem Cell Aging Theories Put to the Test

Wrinkles and age spots are caused intrinsically, according to new aging theories proposed by Win L. Chiou in The Scientific Pages of Dermatology.

Microbiome Helps Level the Acne Playing Field

Acne may be the result of a flaw in the microbiome's delicate balance. Using new research, microbiome-based markers could be used to diagnose and treat the disease.

Telomere Pioneers Share 2017 Renaissance Woman Award

Elizabeth Blackburn, Ph.D., and Carol Greider, Ph.D., took home this year's Alma Dea Morani, M.D., award for their work that revolutionized the study of aging through telomeres and telomerase.

[podcast] Age of Inflammation: How Health is Driving the Microbiome Market

"I think millennial women are changing the world by doing something that’s never been done before," says Larry Weiss, M.D. "They're reading labels and asking questions." What are they looking for? Read on and listen in to learn more.

Engaging Tanning Pathway Sans UV Damage

New work from Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute paints skin tanning in a new light—sans light, that is, not to mention sans UV damage.

[podcast] Pollen: A 'Particulate' Concern for Skin

Tom Mammone, Ph.D., of The Estée Lauder Companies and Clinique Labs, has taken a "particulately" closer look at one major pollutant: pollen. In this podcast, he describes its negative effects in skin and offers approaches to mitigate them. Listen now!

Methylene Blue—The Antioxidant Answer to Aging?

The antioxidant methylene blue may be the answer to slow down aging, according to new research from the University of Maryland. Scientists are already formulating products for consumer use with the chemical.

Study Targets Eczema Susceptibility at Its Source

New research points the finger at the protein filaggrin as the root cause of eczema susceptibility, with the possibility of drugs to treat the condition's causes on the horizon.

Eczema Unrelated to Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D levels and eczema may not be as related as previous research has shown, according to a new study in PLOS Medicine.

How Traumatic Events Affect Skin

Skin care needs could penetrate more deeply than are measurable, as recent findings on stress, trauma and skin conditions reveal.

Don’t Get Burned: Link between Melanin-Rich Skin & Sunburn

A recent study shows a correlation between melanin-rich skin and sunburn, raising concern of skin cancer prevention perceptions.

Grooming Interventions Impact Body Vitality: Feel-good Effects Beyond Clean

Daily grooming rituals are a fact of life, but what is their impact beyond how they make us look and feel? Coupled with other facts, rituals including fragrance, sauna and hormesis have measurable effects on the body.

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