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May 23, 2007
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 | Gillian E. Westgate, PhD, Westgate Consultancy Ltd.; Don Harper, K. Ramaprasad, PhD, and Peter D. Kaplan, PhD, TRI/Princeton
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 | Jurij J. Hostynek, PhD, University of California and Howard I. Maibach
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 | Guest column by Paolo U. Giacomoni, PhD, Estée Lauder
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
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
In the midst of its skin cancer research, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute may have stumbled across an interesting discovery related to hair color.
A Dermatological View--Moisturizer Efficacy: Evidence on Preventing and Treating Irritant Dermatitis
Apr 2, 2007 | Miki Yokota and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California
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 1, 2007 | Wolf Eisfeld and Rolf Wachter, Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Florian Schaefer and Wolfram Boucsein, Institute for Physiological Psychology, University of Wuppertal
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.
Dec 5, 2006
A doctoral thesis from Göteborg University, Sweden, suggests that benzophenone-3 is stored in the body.
Nov 1, 2006 | Katie Schaefer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Spider veins are popping up, literally, all over the world. This article attempts to establish possible causes for spider veins in addition to exploring their current and future treatment.
Oct 17, 2006 | Hong Zhai MD and Howard I. Maibach, MD, University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine
This is the first article in a series discussing effects of occlusion on skin.
Oct 13, 2006 | A.V. Rawlings, AVR Consulting, Ltd.
Ever since Ervin Blank discovered1 the importance of moisturizing the stratum corneum, companies have focused their attention on developing a better surface barrier or improving skin surface moisturization in the outer layers of the stratum corneum.