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Rosacea: Cause, Triggers and Treatment

Rosacea is a common but little-known disorder of the facial skin that affects an estimated 14 million Americans. In fact, rosacea is becoming increasingly widespread as the baby boomer generation enters the most susceptible ages for its development.

Skin Biology Review: L Neuropeptides, Immunology and More

This article summarizes 31 papers recently published on skin biology. Among the topics are neuropeptides, toll-like receptors and a consideration of allergic reaction versus preservative action in finished products.

Increased Skin Infections in Team Sports

There is a heightened risk of spreading methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in team sports, according to a recent report by Dermatology Times.

Researchers Reprogram Skin for Pluripotent Skin Cells

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute have released a new test that differentiates embryonic stem cells and others with therapeutic potential from other stem cell types.

Monell Identifies the Scent of Skin Cancer

The Monell Center may have identified the odor of skin cancer, a discovery that might be used to develop new ways of identifying basal cell carcinoma.

US Researchers Question Possible Moisturizer-Tumor Link

A US study of has reported that some moisturizers may promote skin cancer.

It's All About Sex: Hormones and Skin Moisture

Cosmetics help people look and feel good. From an evolutionary view, the human purpose is to produce offspring and although it can be done clinically, most prefer the natural way, just like today's cosmetic users.

J&J Acquires Beijing Dabao Cosmetics

Company plans to continue development of 20-year old brand.

Therapeutic Activity of Probiotics

Editor’s note: C&T magazine’s regular Bench & Beyond columnist Bud Brewster welcomes guest contributor and consultant Donald S. Orth to this month’s space.

The Probiotic Nature of Normal Microflora

Recent studies are revealing that many of their actions are like those of the normal microflora present in the intestinal tract and on the skin and mucous membranes. This article focuses on some similarities between probiotics and normal skin microflora.

Sensitive Skin Syndrome: Sensory Response and Classification

Although a complete analysis of sensitive skin syndrome was recently published, research on said syndrome faces several difficulties. There is a lack of consensus in the medical and scientific communities for classifying sensory responses to irritants.

Aquaporins: Stimulating AQP3

The current column will look at the separate but parallel paths followed by a major personal care manufacturer and a principal academic researcher in their attempts to understand what it means to stimulate aquaporin-3 (AQP3), the water channel protein in human skin.

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