Researchers have uncovered the mechanism by which certain skin rejuvenation techniques work.
Ineffective recipes for homemade sunscreens are being praised on social media platforms such as Pinterest, according to a new study. A study published online ahead of print in the journal Health Communication (May 21, 2019), investigated how homemade sunscreens were marketed, shared, and portrayed on Pinterest.
Women pay more than men for the same facial moisturizer products according to a new study published online ahead of print in the in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology (April 15, 2019). In investigating the products sold by these retailers, researchers looked for marketing cues such as language, graphical design, and container shape to determine if products were priced differently based on which gender they were geared toward.
With gardening season fast approaching, the American Academy of Dermatology has released a list of 7 tips for avoiding skin problems while working with plants.
Atopic dermatitis can have a negative effect on sleep quality in children. Though pruritus can be worse at night, scratching episodes accounted for less than a quarter of nighttime disruptions. This has lead researchers to conclude that nighttime scratching is not the only factor in sleep
A medication used to treat tyrosinemia has been shown to increase melanin production in some people with oculocutaneous albinism type 1B. By increasing melanin production, the medication, nitisinone, could help protect people with albinism against UV rays and help improve their vision, which can also be affected by the condition.
Skin cancer patients with a history of smoking have a significantly lower survival rate than skin cancer patients who do not smoke. Smoking cigarettes decreases survival rate in melanoma patients by 40 per cent according to a new study published by the medical journal Cancer Research (Feb. 17, 2019).