Medical research

Developmental origins of eczema and psoriasis discovered

Scientists have created a highly detailed map of skin, which reveals that cellular processes from development are re-activated in cells from patients with inflammatory skin disease. The researchers from the Wellcome Sanger ...

Immunology

Newborn immune system detects harmful skin bacteria

The immune system must learn from early in life to tolerate bacteria that normally populate healthy skin, while still defending against more dangerous "bugs," but how immune cells make this distinction has long been a mystery.

Medical research

Racing the clock to help young patients with old hearts

Children with progeria, a rare disorder that causes premature aging, die in their teens of ailments that are common in octogenarians: heart failure and stroke. Kan Cao, a University of Maryland assistant professor of cell ...

Cardiology

Hot pepper compound could help hearts

The food that inspires wariness is on course for inspiring even more wonder from a medical standpoint as scientists today reported the latest evidence that chili peppers are a heart-healthy food with potential to protect ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Healthy living gives skin a golden glow

A healthy lifestyle significantly improves a person's skin color, according to new research led by the University of St Andrews.

Health

A surprising new source of omega-3s

(HealthDay)—There's no shortage of reasons to get your omega-3s, which are abundant in fish and their oils.

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