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  • Suntanner, heal thyself: Exosome therapy may enable better repair of sun, age-damaged skin
    on 19 Eylül 2019 at 12:07

    In a proof-of-concept study, researchers have shown that exosomes harvested from human skin cells are more effective at repairing sun-damaged skin cells in mice than popular retinol or stem cell-based treatments currently in use. Additionally, the nanometer-sized exosomes can be delivered to the target cells via needle-free injections.

  • Aesthetics of skin cancer therapy may vary by treatment type
    on 3 Eylül 2019 at 16:39

    In a meta-analysis of 58 studies, a study compared four types of skin cancer treatments and found that while all four had similar recurrence rates a year after treatment, a form of radiation called brachytherapy and a type of surgery called Mohs micrographic surgery had better cosmetic results.

  • How the sun damages our skin
    on 22 Ağustos 2019 at 20:50

    Researchers have discovered the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin.

  • New twist on old surgical technique helps repair patient’s skull base
    on 31 Temmuz 2019 at 15:41

    A team of surgeons developed a groundbreaking procedure based on a paramedian forehead flap, a century-old plastic surgery technique, to save the life of a patient who suffered complications following the removal of a cancerous tumor inside his skull.

  • Combined breast and gynecologic surgery: Study says not so fast
    on 15 Temmuz 2019 at 15:42

    A new study argues against combined approach: Patients undergoing coordinated breast and gynecologic procedures had a significantly longer length of hospital stay, and higher complication, readmission, and reoperation rates compared with patients who underwent single site surgery.

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