Freezing wrinkles a possible alternative to Botox
HealthDay via U.S. News & World Report Share
A new technology that temporarily zaps away forehead wrinkles by freezing the nerves shows promise in early clinical trials, researchers say. The technique, if eventually approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, could provide an alternative to Botox and Dysport. Both are injectable forms of Botulinum toxin type A, a neurotoxin that, when injected in small quantities, temporarily paralyzes facial muscles, thereby reducing wrinkles. More
National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference - May 21-23, 2011
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS APRIL 15
Click here to view program and to register.
Who Should Attend?
The National Esthetic Teacher Training (NETT) Conference is open to all current and future skin care educators. Whether you work in a school or as a national trainer for a company, this conference will provide you with additional skills to be the best
that you can be.
Why Should I Attend?
This event was created for you! NETT will give you the edge, recharge your classroom and rejuvenate your students! If you can only attend one conference this year - this is it!
What Will I Learn?
NETT is focusing on topics that will affect you and your student’s future! Providing up-to-date information and the tools to upgrade your knowledge and your esthetics program. More
FDA clears Syneron new Tanda system
Medical Device Business Review Share
Syneron Medical, an aesthetic device company, has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a new Tanda Light Emitting Diode (LED) system for skin rejuvenation. More
Tape technology may diagnose melanoma quicker
Fox News Share
Tape has many useful purposes. It can help with wrapping presents, fixing a hole or hanging up a poster. Now, the sticky adhesive may have the potential to detect skin cancer. Instead of cutting samples of skin that could be malignant, there's a new tape-stripping product on the horizon that could prevent painful incisions at the dermatology office. More
Study: Beautiful people cash in on their looks
USA Today Share
Money may not buy happiness, but beauty buys both money and happiness, says a study published online today that gauged happiness and attractiveness among more than 25,000 people worldwide. More
Severe psoriasis linked to major adverse cardiovascular events
Science Daily Share
Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease, and if severe, has been demonstrated to be a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) disease. However, the degree to which psoriasis is associated with major adverse cardiac events (MACE), such as heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular death has not been defined. Now, new research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has revealed an increased incidence of MACE in patients with severe psoriasis. More
UK: 2 young adults diagnosed with skin cancer every day
Medical News Today Share
Each day more than two people under 35 in Britain are diagnosed with malignant melanoma—the deadliest form of skin cancer—according to new figures from Cancer Research U.K. More