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Sep 10, 2020
A recent survey from the makers of the Sleep Cycle app has found the COVID-19 pandemic is undermining more than our health and social interactions during waking hours; it's affecting our sleep.
Sep 8, 2020
AmorePacific inventors have identified how extracellular vesicles derived from lactic acid bacteria follicles can actively prevent hair loss and promote hair growth. A recent patent explains.
Sep 8, 2020
ZnO nanocrystals are finding novel technical applications. Also, seaweeds comprise various beneficial bioactives. Taken together, the two impart useful antibacterial efficacy, as a recent book chapter describes.
Sep 3, 2020
In consideration of today's critical market need, we offer the following brief literature review of recent research relevant to hand sanitizers and antibacterials.
Sep 2, 2020 | Robert Y. Lochhead, Ph.D., and Margaret Lochhead University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS
These and other considerations of hand hygiene in light of COVID-19 are presented in this series providing an overview of the state of the art. Do alcohol hand rubs have virucidal activity? Alternatively, are we too clean? What are the regulatory and social aspects of hand hygiene?
Sep 2, 2020 | Paul C. Lessard, Ph.D.; Varin Science, LLC, Aptos, CA USA
This article introduces some of the basics of CBD in cosmetics; from the cultivation of hemp and quality control, to full-spectrum vs. CBD isolate and formulation considerations. CBD cosmetics have boomed in popularity although the regulations surrounding them and controversies overdosage labeling are chaotic and erratic at best.
Aug 27, 2020
This brief literature review explores recent research related to facial care; from anti-aging effects and anti-acne care, to sensitive skin.
Aug 26, 2020
Little is known about connections between the ceramide profile and barrier functioning in atopic dermatitis. This was the focus of a recent study by Kao Corp., which showed promise for adapting the atopic skin ceramide profile toward that of healthy skin.
Aug 25, 2020
Biomedical engineers at Purdue University have proposed a colorful solution to potentially neutralize viruses lingering in the air including COVID-19: via FDA-approved food colorants.
Aug 25, 2020
Nootkatone, which can be found in cedars and grapefruits, remains potent for several hours. Its use may help curb insect-born illnesses, such as malaria and Lyme disease.
Aug 24, 2020
Researchers have found they can colonize skin with Lactobacillus reuteri through daily applications but this is only transient; the larger effect is how its fleeting presence affects the native microbiome structure.
Aug 21, 2020
Celluar signaling induced by heavy metals in skin is poorly documented. A recent paper published in Metallomics explored these interactions and found that lead and nickel, in particular, could accumulate in skin.