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Jan 04, 2008 | 10:36 AM CST
By: B. Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazine
Nicotinamide, the amide of niacin or vitamin B3, is used to treat arthritis. It also has demonstrated anti-inflammatory actions that may be of benefit in patients with inflammatory acne vulgaris. Nicotinamide, therefore, would appear to play a positive role in inhibiting inflammation but a negative role in aging. Are there other ways to stimulate sirtuins?
Jan 04, 2008 | 09:54 AM CST
By: I. Imbert, C. Dal Farra and N. Domloge, Vincie…
This article reviews the first scientific evidence confirming the presence of sirtuins in the skin, as well as their role in cell survival, senescence and longevity. This vital discovery could lead the way to new and innovative types of antiaging cosmetic ingredients that activate sirtuins.
Jan 02, 2008 | 09:28 AM CST
Zoe Diana Draelos of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine recently reported on the latest cosmeceutical approaches for antiaging and her assessment of their efficacy.
Dec 05, 2007 | 02:19 PM CST
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have reversed the effects of aging on the skin of mice...\\
Nov 13, 2007 | 09:02 AM CST
Researchers sequence a fungus to shed light on the ways to fight dandruff and other skin conditions.
Nov 02, 2007 | 12:05 PM CDT
By: Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazin…
Stem cell research is a hot topic that cannot be ignored in today’s scientific realm. Its research may lead to the reversal of Parkinson’s and diabetes, to the growth of new organs, to strengthening bones and to healing damaged skin. The research of stem cells in conjunction with burn victims has led to innovation in another field—skin care.
Nov 02, 2007 | 11:39 AM CDT
By: Mindy Goldstein, PhD, The Estée Lauder Compani…
Regular columnist Mindy Goldstein, PhD, welcomes this “Tech Edge” contribution from colleague Narendra Vaish, PhD, of Nastech Pharmaceutical Company.
Nov 02, 2007 | 11:20 AM CDT
By: Jurij J. Hostynek, PhD; Howard I. Maibach, MD,…
This article reviews the published data on the allergenicity of linalool relating to its relative potency as a skin sensitizer. A semiquantitative evaluation of the different reports cited below has been made in accordance with the system outlined in Maibach et al., which is based on the procedures proposed by Benezra et al.2 and describes the scoring system used for assigning the degree of confidence in data reported.
Sep 28, 2007 | 11:39 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster, Cosmetics & Toiletries Magazine
Between the amino acid and the enzyme is a big stretch in size and complexity, and if seen from the point of view of Adolph Strecker, there is a catalyst at either end.
Aug 13, 2007 | 12:14 PM CDT
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick compares and contrasts enzymes and hormones, targets of increased interest in personal care innovating.