Surgery

Stem cell treatments 'go deep' to regenerate sun-damaged skin

For a while now, some plastic surgeons have been using stem cells to treat aging, sun-damaged skin. But while they've been getting good results, it's been unclear exactly how these treatments—using adult stem cells harvested ...

Immunology

Teenage acne may be a natural, transient inflammatory state

Adolescent acne does not always result in a pathological condition; rather, it may be a natural, transient inflammatory state occurring when the maturing facial skin is exposed to new microbes and enhanced production of an ...

Genetics

Study suggests neuronal origin of 'they all look alike'

A team of researchers from the University of California and Stanford University has found that the tendency to see people from different racial groups as interchangeable has a neuronal basis. In their paper published in Proceedings ...

Health

The science behind face massage rollers

Facial massaging using a roller can increase skin blood flow for more than 10 minutes after the massage. It can also improve vasodilation, the widening of blood vessels, in the long term, according to a study by researchers ...

Health

Four ways to look younger longer

(HealthDay)—There's no escaping the fact that there'll be another birthday candle on your cake this year, but that doesn't mean your skin has to give away your age.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

High-energy protocol improves photoaged facial skin

(HealthDay)—For patients with mild-to-moderate facial wrinkles, a high-energy protocol with combined bipolar radiofrequency and infrared light energies improves facial skin, according to a study published online Feb. 8 ...

Surgery

Er:YAG + SMA safe, effective for facial skin rejuvenation

(HealthDay)—Multifractional microablative laser combined with spatially modulated ablative (SMA) technology appears to be effective and safe for facial skin rejuvenation, according to a study published online July 18 in ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Leave-on facial products linked to frontal fibrosing alopecia

(HealthDay)—Leave-on facial skin care products seem to be associated with frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), according to a study published online March 14 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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