Skin Care :: What gives us sunburn protects crayfish against bacteria

The production of melanin gives us sunburns, but it also helps invertebrate animals to encapsulate attacking fungi and parasites. Uppsala University researchers, in collaboration with Korean and Thai colleagues, can now show that melanin also protects against bacterial infections, at least in crayfish.

Skin Care :: Skin-care industry skipping out on science?

The multi-billion-dollar global cosmetics and skin-care-product industry sometimes is beset by a me-too mindset in which research and development focuses on matching the competition rather than applying sound science to improve products, a scientist told the 234th national meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Rosacea :: UCSD researchers discover cause of rosacea

Doctors can describe the symptoms of rosacea, a common inflammatory skin disease that causes facial redness and affects nearly 14 million Americans. They can tell patients what triggers can worsen their condition: spicy foods, heat, alcohol, even embarrassment. But until now, they could not explain what caused rosacea.

Skin Care :: Protect your skin from the sun

Red is a color you will see a lot this Fourth of July, but it is not a color you want to see on your skin. So when spending your holiday weekend outdoors, you should think about protecting yourself from the sun?s harmful rays.

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