News tagged with skin care

Cook Islands plants show regenerative properties

A skin care product based on plants used in traditional Cook Islands remedies has been created by UNSW researchers who are also investigating the regenerative properties of the plants for use in wound and bone healing.

Aug 28, 2012
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MoleMate cancer tester 'less accurate' than doctors' eyes

(Medical Xpress) -- Differentiating melanomas from other pigmented skin lesions in primary care is challenging - but a device used by Australian and British doctors to determine whether a patient has a melanoma has been found ...

Jul 24, 2012
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Correlates of diabetic foot complications identified

(HealthDay) -- For patients with diabetes, increased poly(ADP-ribose) (PAR) immunoreactivity, reduced abundance of type 1 procollagen, and impaired skin structure correlate with foot complications, according ...

Jul 08, 2012
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Bee pollen supplements can cause anaphylactic reactions

Although many people take bee pollen as a health supplement, it can cause severe anaphylactic reactions. However, most people are unaware of the risks, states an article published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...

May 22, 2012
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UK medical group rejects new skin cancer treatment

(AP) -- An independent British medical watchdog says the first treatment proven to help people with the deadliest form of skin cancer is too expensive to be used by the U.K.'s health care system, a recommendation critics ...

Oct 15, 2011
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