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Planaria flatworms can be alternative screening tool to avoid rabbit skin testing
on 1 Ekim 2020 at 13:01
A new, accurate screening tool for clinical skin products has been developed which uses flatworms rather than rabbits.
Discovery enables adult skin to regenerate like a newborn’s
on 29 Eylül 2020 at 16:35
A newly identified genetic factor allows adult skin to repair itself like the skin of a newborn. The discovery has implications for wound treatment and preventing some of the aging process in skin. Researchers identified a factor in the skin of baby mice controlling hair follicle formation. When it was activated in adult mice, their skin was able to heal wounds without scarring. The reformed skin even included fur and could make goose bumps.
Botox for TMJ disorders may not lead to bone loss in the short term, but more research is needed
on 14 Eylül 2020 at 17:19
Botox injections to manage jaw and facial pain do not result in clinically significant changes in jaw bone when used short term and in low doses, according to researchers. However, they found evidence of bone loss when higher doses were used.
Skin lightening products linked to altered steroid hormone levels
on 9 Eylül 2020 at 00:05
Women who misuse corticosteroid creams for cosmetic skin lightening may be at risk of developing adrenal insufficiency, according to new research.
Engineers uncover biomechanical effects of skin rubbing
on 28 Ağustos 2020 at 13:19
Understanding the skin damage caused by rubbing could lead to better topical skin treatments and help prevent the formation of new routes for viral and bacterial infection.