News tagged with skin diseases

Pioneering heart disease treatment

(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at King's College London have developed the first artificial functioning blood vessel outside of the body, made from reprogrammed stem cells from human skin. The team also saw the cells develop ...

Aug 15, 2012
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The key (proteins) to self-renewing skin

In the July 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe how human epidermal progenitor cells and stem cells control transcription factors to avoid premature ...

Jul 05, 2012
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Scientists turn skin cells into brain cells

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have for the first time transformed skin cells—with a single genetic factor—into cells that develop on their own into an interconnected, functional network of brain cells. ...

Jun 07, 2012
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Skin disease

Dermatosis (plural dermatoses), a noun, is defined as "any disease of the skin," and, while thousands of skin disorders have been described, only a small number account for most visits to the doctor. Uncommon presentations of common diseases are common.

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