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FDA Approves Dupixent (dupilumab) for Eczema

Posted 28 Mar 2017 by

March 28, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dupixent (dupilumab) injection to treat adults with moderate-to-severe eczema (atopic dermatitis). Dupixent is intended for patients whose eczema is not controlled adequately by topical therapies, or those for whom topical therapies are not advisable. Dupixent can be used with or without topical corticosteroids. “FDA’s app ...

Is the 'No-Shampoo' Trend a Healthy One?

Posted 30 Dec 2015 by

TUESDAY, Dec. 29, 2015 – A new trend in beauty is based on the idea that less is more – at least when it comes to shampooing your hair. Some people – including celebrity Kim Kardashian – have stopped shampooing their hair regularly, or even altogether, based on the belief that the detergents in shampoo strip hair of its healthy natural oils. This form of hair care has even been dubbed ...

Health Tip: Protect Your Skin at Work

Posted 16 Dec 2015 by

-- The workplace can be hard on hands, especially if you work near harsh chemicals or in an environment that takes a toll on your skin. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests: Wear protective clothing and equipment, such as gloves and aprons, to keep oils, grease and caustic chemicals off your skin. After work, remove clothing that has been in contact with chemicals. Put on newly ...

High-Tech Skin Maps Show Chemicals From Clothes, Beauty Products

Posted 2 Apr 2015 by

THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 – Scientists who've created the first 3-D map of a person's skin say people are covered with the chemical residues from shampoos, beauty products and even clothing. "Our daily routines – what we eat, what we put on our skin – also become a part of our skin," said study co-author Pieter Dorrestein, of the University of California, San Diego. "Very few of us think about ...

Most Minor Cosmetic Procedures Safe, Study Concludes

Posted 5 Nov 2014 by

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 – Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures are nearly risk-free, a new study says. Researchers examined the results of more than 20,000 of these procedures – such as fillers, neurotoxins and the use of laser and energy devices – performed by 23 dermatologists at eight centers across the United States. Minor complications, such as bruising, swelling, redness, bumpiness or ...

Controversial Chemical May Leach Into Skin From Cash Receipts

Posted 22 Oct 2014 by

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 – Touching cash register receipts can dramatically increase your body's absorption of a potentially dangerous chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), researchers report. BPA, originally created as an estrogen supplement, has been linked to developmental problems in infants and children, and cancer, obesity, diabetes and heart disease in adults, researchers say. The chemical is ...

Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by

TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 – Insights gleaned from salamanders may help keep people scar-free after surgery, University of Florida researchers say. They're focusing on a type of salamander called the axolotl, which can regenerate lost limbs and re-grow its own spinal cord. "When axolotls are young and still living together in nature, it seems like their favorite snack is their siblings' appendages. ...

Some Home Tattoo Kits Recalled Due to Infection Risk

Posted 8 Aug 2014 by

THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 – Inks in some home tattoo kits are contaminated and could cause skin infections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The agency issued the warning after tests confirmed bacterial contamination in unopened home tattoo kits marketed by White and Blue Lion, Inc. "FDA has confirmed one case of skin infection involving a consumer that used this company's tattoo ...

Stem Cells Yield Lab-Grown Skin, Researchers Say

Posted 25 Apr 2014 by

FRIDAY, April 25, 2014 – Skin that was created from stem cells and grown in a lab could be used instead of animals to test drugs and cosmetics, and to develop new treatments for skin disorders, scientists report. An international team of researchers said it's the first to create lab-grown epidermis – the outermost layer of skin – that has a functional barrier like real skin. The functional ...

New 'Bioengineered Skin' Gets Closer to the Real Thing

Posted 29 Jan 2014 by

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2014 – People who need skin grafts because of burns or other injuries might someday get lab-grown, bioengineered skin that works much like real human skin, Swiss researchers report. This new skin not only has its own blood vessels but also – and just as important – its own lymphatic vessels. The lymph vessels are needed to prevent the accumulation of fluids that can kill ...

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