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May 04, 2006 | 04:57 PM CDT
Monell Chemical Senses Center revealed that a scientific paradox linking artificial sweeteners with a specific sensory experience has guided researchers to an increased understanding of how humans detect sweet taste..
May 01, 2006 | 02:49 PM CDT
A recent study reports that neurogenesis does not appear to be the reason why mice living in enriched environments exhibit behavioral changes such as less anxiety.
May 01, 2006 | 11:06 AM CDT
By: N. Golda, MD, and H.I. Maibach, MD
A brief review of the medical literature shows that occlusive dressings provide effective therapeutic intervention either as an adjunct to topical medications or as a monotherapy for certain skin diseases, especially psoriasis and dermatitis.
May 01, 2006 | 10:22 AM CDT
By: Martin Rieger, PhD
In this article, the author reviews recent literature introduced as recommended reading for cosmetic chemists interested in skin care topics such as moisturization, response to stress, penetration and aging.
Apr 26, 2006 | 07:56 AM CDT
A new movement in skin care has emerged that credits healthy skin with the ingestion of nutritional supplements.
Apr 19, 2006 | 09:34 AM CDT
By: Ronald C. Wester, Xiaoying Hui, Sherry Barbadi…
Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of the nail plate – the most visible part of the nail apparatus (see sidebar). This infection is usually caused by species of Epidermophyton,Microsporum and Trichophyton resulting in nails that are opaque, white, thickened, friable and brittle.
Apr 17, 2006 | 08:29 AM CDT
By: Bruce A. Buchholz and Howard I. Maibach
Quantification of percutaneous penetration and metabolism of skin care ingredients has seemed daunting; however, new technology provides a ready solution for the problematic arena. Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) is a new analytical method that measures a biological response better than the existing technique.
Apr 14, 2006 | 04:39 PM CDT
Next Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NPI) highlighted its Seditol product, a new dietary supplement blend of ingredients that claims to help “turn off” stress to achieve a good night's sleep.
Mar 31, 2006 | 05:21 PM CST
By: Myeong Jun Choi and Howard I. Maibach
Ceramides are the main polar lipids of the SC intercellular lipids; they play an important role in skin barrier function and account for half of the SC lipids by weight. Nine subclasses of ceramides have been described in human SC; these differ from each other by the sphingoid base groups (sphingosine, phytoshpingosine, 6-hydroxysphingosine) and hydrocarbon chain length. Ceramide content and changes of composition are involved in agingand skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis (AD),5–7 psoriasis, contact dermatitis (CD) and irritant dermatitis.
Mar 30, 2006 | 09:13 AM CST
Researchers have cloned transgenic pigs that produce high levels of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.