Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vitiligo treated successfully with arthritis drug and light therapy

Building on prior research that examined the use of an arthritis medication to treat vitiligo, a team of Yale dermatologists has successfully applied a novel combination therapy—the medication and light—to restore skin ...

Surgery

Intradermal LMW-HA injection reduces enlarged facial pores

(HealthDay)—Intradermal injection of low molecular weight hyaluronic acid (LMW-HA) can significantly improve skin texture, reduce pore size, and enhance skin radiance, according to a study published online Aug. 8 in the ...

Medical research

Study replicates tanning response in cultured human skin

Investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) have developed a way of increasing pigmentation in human skin without the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Their ...

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