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Jun 01, 2007 | 11:09 AM CDT
By: Daniel Maes, PhD, Lieve Declercq, PhD, and Hug…
This review and discussion will focus on the impact of the glycation process on skin aging only, and it will review the consequences in the healthy, nondiabetic population in order to maintain the relevance to the average user of cosmetic products.
Jun 01, 2007 | 10:28 AM CDT
By: Martin Rieger, PhD, Independent Consultant
This periodical review is an effort to make readers aware of recent trends in skin research as revealed in mid-2006 publications. The subjects have been organized into the impact of light on normal human skin, photo-aging, and skin repair, with special emphasis on the drug-induced repair of photo-aged skin.
May 23, 2007 | 10:49 AM CDT
Research from the Univ. of Cincinnati suggests treating wounds with a topical gel of a patient’s own blood platelets may result in faster healing.
Apr 30, 2007 | 03:41 PM CDT
By: Gillian E. Westgate, PhD, Westgate Consultancy…
There is still more to learn about hair growth control and what influences the follicle. The translation of what is learned into effective treatments is not keeping pace. This review offers some biology of the hair cycle and comments on differences between kinds of hair and hair treatments.
Apr 30, 2007 | 01:41 PM CDT
By: Jurij J. Hostynek, PhD, University of Californ…
This article originally appeared in Exogenous Dermatology on pages 279–285 of volume 2 in 2003 and appears here in a modified version with permission from S. Karger, Basel.
Apr 30, 2007 | 01:36 PM CDT
By: Guest column by Paolo U. Giacomoni, PhD, Estée…
One antioxidant does not address all of the different free radicals that may be formed by an oxidative stress. Thus it is best to use a blend. In selecting antioxidants, a chemist must consider concentration and the effect of synergies or antagonists.
Apr 30, 2007 | 10:20 AM CDT
In the latest edition of the British Journal of Dermatology, researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of medicine reported their findings that 2-dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) causes a pathological reaction in skin cells.
Apr 11, 2007 | 10:20 AM CDT
In the midst of its skin cancer research, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute may have stumbled across an interesting discovery related to hair color.
Apr 02, 2007 | 01:52 PM CDT
A Dermatological View--Moisturizer Efficacy: Evidence on Preventing and Treating Irritant Dermatitis
By: Miki Yokota and Howard I. Maibach, MD, Univers…
This article appeared on pages 65–72 in volume 55 of Contact Dermatitis in 2006 and appears here in a modified version with permission from Blackwell Publishing.
Feb 01, 2007 | 10:57 AM CST
By: Wolf Eisfeld and Rolf Wachter, Cognis Deutschl…
Pulse volume amplitude, skin conductivity, facial muscle activity and other psycho-physiological parameters can give an objective emotional assessment of consumer response to personal care products, enabling substantiation of claims for wellness effects, as demonstrated here in the setting of cosmetics and fabric care.