Melanoma may be prevented by topical treatment
Medical News Today Share
While incidents of melanoma continue to increase despite the use of sunscreen and skin screenings, a topical compound called ISC-4 may prevent melanoma lesion formation, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. More
Study: Botox may deaden perception
USA Today Share
Botox may smooth your wrinkles, but it can dull your ability to understand the emotions of others, a new study suggests. Botox, used in cosmetic and medical procedures for 20 years, paralyzes muscles, hindering certain facial movements, such as frowns, that over time can cause wrinkles. More
Study: Corticosteroid creams safe for kids with eczema
HealthDay via U.S. News & World Report Share
Long-term use of topical corticosteroids to treat children with the skin condition known as eczema doesn't cause any major negative side effects, according to a new study. More
Rosacea-Signs, symptoms and subtypes
COA#PCIA0709 Exp. 7/1/2012
This educational activity has been approved for 1.0 CEs.
After reading this article and taking this test, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Describe the signs and symptoms of rosacea.
2. Outline and understand the subtype classification system.
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FDA OKs follicle-harvesting device
Dermatology Times via Modern Medicine Share
The Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) clearance to the ARTAS System, a device for harvesting hair follicles from the scalps of men with straight black or brown hair who have been diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia, Medical News Today reports. More
Skin cancer 'hot spots' expose UK sunbathing habits
Medical News Today Share
Sunbathing habits are seeing levels of malignant melanoma (the most serious type of skin cancer) rising in men and women, with over a third of men who have skin cancer getting it on the trunk of their bodies (38 percent), particularly the back; while the most common place for women is on the legs (42 percent). More
Global spa trends: Are you on course?
Hotel News Now Share
In this ever-competitive spa industry, it is more critical now than ever to differentiate your spa from that of your competitors. You need to be a pioneer, leader and trend-setter. You need to know what is important to your current and target guests, and you must provide the facilities, programs, products and services to meet their current and future needs. More
For many Chinese, new wealth and a fresh face
The New York Times Share
Even in a blue-striped hospital bathrobe, her face wiped clean of makeup and marked with purple lines by her surgeon, the young woman who called herself Devil embodied an image of beauty widely admired in China: large, luminous eyes, a delicate nose and softly sculpted cheekbones. More