By John Ericson | Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:00
Microbiologists have named an acne-causing bacteria after rock legend Frank Zappa, because that's what microbiologists do.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 02/12/2014 - 16:00
A new study finds that teledermatologists can reliably prioritize care for hospitalized patients with skin conditions.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 02/07/2014 - 16:49
Counterfeit perfumes and cologne can lead to various health concerns due to certain carcinogenic ingredients.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 01/30/2014 - 10:45
Although it is estimated that people who use tanning beds before age 35 increase their risk of developing melanoma by 59 percent, teens increasingly bake under the lamps.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 01/14/2014 - 18:06
A preservative in baby wet wipes may cause allergic skin reactions in children, researchers have found.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:13
People who have had shingles — a viral infection that causes a painful rash — face an increased risk of heart attack and stroke; could the shingles vaccination, then, help to prevent these heart-related illnesses?
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 10:22
The study of fibroblast cells could help researchers develop new ways to treat wounds, burns, and other skin ailments.
By John Ericson | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 18:15
Ultraviolet A1 rays may cause cellular damage and accelerated aging after just two days of low exposure.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 11:26
Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have dismissed a link between the introduction of the chickenpox vaccination and increased rate of shingles development.
By John Ericson | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 19:19
A groundbreaking regeneration method will allow physicians to grow artificial skin with umbilical cord stem cells.