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Aug 30, 2006 | 11:14 AM CDT
Recent research findings from the University of Manchester could help an inherited form of baldness.
Jun 29, 2006 | 11:54 AM CDT
By: Bud Brewster
The skin has its own efficient mechanisms and locations for storing water in the stratum corneum (SC). A well-hydrated SC is essential for shedding cells and preventing thickened, dry, rough, scaly skin. But what if the hydration system breaks down? How can the cosmetic chemist help?
Jun 29, 2006 | 11:30 AM CDT
By: Jeanette M. Waller, Howard I. Maibach, M.D.
This is the first of three reviews of technical literature examining the fact and fancy of aging skin. The three topics are cutaneous blood flow, cutaneous biochemistry and skin thickness.
Jun 29, 2006 | 10:27 AM CDT
By: Martin Rieger, PhD, Tinton Falls
This review of articles drawn primarily from the pages of the 2005 and 2006 Journal of Investigative Dermatology discusses the skin’s inherent mechanisms for photoimmunoprotection, photoadaptation and photoprotection following exposure to the sun.
Jun 06, 2006 | 08:22 AM CDT
Industry expert Tony O'Lenick asks: What's the difference between irritation and sensitization? Steve Schwartz provides the answer…
May 22, 2006 | 05:32 PM CDT
Well-being is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as, “the state of being happy, healthy and prosperous;” however, the methods to achieve well-being are anything but defined.
May 10, 2006 | 08:52 AM CDT
Gemstones can be used to enhance cosmetic formulations, according to one Aveda researcher.
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.