Lotions containing retinol improve the appearance of skin that has become wrinkled through the normal aging process, not just skin that has been damaged by exposure to the sun, according to a new study from the University of Michigan Health System.
The Skin Research Centre at the University of Leeds (UK), which has led the way in the treatment of acne, eczema and other skin conditions, is the only University skin microbiology laboratory in the UK to receive the international quality standard ISO 17025.
Dr. Susan Chon, associate professor in the Department of Dermatology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, knows adults and teens alike benefit from the seasonal reminder to practice key skin cancer prevention strategies.
Nearly forty per cent (37 per cent) of British women and a quarter of British men have confessed that they have felt unattractive on holiday as a result of excessive exposure to the sun, according to a survey by Cancer Research UK. This research has been conducted to highlight Sun Awareness Week, which kicks off Monday 7 May.
One of the best sun safety tips is to use sunscreen when spending time outdoors. However, the proper application of sunscreen is just as important to obtain the maximum benefits of sun protection.
With summer is right around the corner, people will be enticed by the sunny, warm weather to spend time more outside. Yet heading outdoors without proper sun protection can lead to sunburn, premature aging and even skin cancer. This year more than 1 million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed in the United States and 108,230 of those will be new cases of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Excessive exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the most important preventable cause of skin cancer.
As temperatures rise and more time is spent outside, Dr. Karl Gruber, a noted pathologist and founder of LUCA Sunscreen, reminds us of the dangers of sun exposure and how to protect ourselves and our children from the risks of skin cancer.
More than a quarter of U.S. businesses have failed to plan for the effects of the aging American workforce, according to the results of a new national survey by researchers at Boston College.
The largest study ever conducted on acne and stress reveals that teenagers who were under high levels of stress were 23 percent more likely to have increased acne severity, according to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues.
A study involving eight patients suggests that multiple low-energy treatments with a plasma skin regeneration tool may help to reduce wrinkles and improve facial appearance with minimal healing time, according to an article in the February issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The multiple treatments have about the same effect as one high-energy session but with less healing time.