A breakthrough in understanding human skin cells offers a pathway for new anti-ageing treatments.
Members of a Tunisian family with tumors on their hands, feet and eyes may provide helpful information for the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma, a common skin cancer.
A man with almost no hair on his body has grown a full head of it after a novel treatment by doctors at Yale University.
Children with the rare genetic disease epidermolysis bullosa face a lifetime of pain due to constant blistering of their skin and other body surfaces.
Healing times for skin ulcers and bedsores can be reduced by a third with the use of low-intensity ultrasound, scientists from the University of Sheffield and University of Bristol have found.
Promising results from a trial of a new stem-cell based therapy for a rare and debilitating skin condition have been published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. The therapy, involving infusions of stem cells, was ...
Henry Ford Hospital dermatology researchers are urging caution about using claims data for identifying nonmelanoma skin cancer, suggesting that the commonly used method, which previously had not been validated, may be unreliable.
Men are three times more likely than women to develop a common form of skin cancer but medical science doesn't know why. A new study may provide part of the answer.
The danger of melanomas lies in the fact that they encourage the formation of new lymph vessels (lymphangiogenesis) at a very early stage and can therefore produce metastases very early on.
(HealthDay)—Common painkillers, including ibuprofen, might slightly reduce your risk of developing a form of skin cancer, researchers say.