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This review, which is part of a series of annual updates on the evidence base for atopic eczema, highlighted key findings from 12 systematic reviews from 2014 focusing on treatment and prevention. It shows the difficulty in effectively treating atopic eczema. Although cyclosporin, azathioprine and methotrexate are commonly used to treat atopic eczema, evidence supporting […]
A couple of papers in this issue highlight the increased risk of malignancy associated with psoriasis. The findings illustrate an increased risk of melanoma and haematological cancers in patients with psoriasis compared with the general population. Notably, this risk is not increased by systemic or biologic psoriasis therapies.
Beauty comes from the inside. The connection between nutrition and skin condition or rather the effect of nutrition on skin ageing has been an interesting research field not only for scientists but also a common field of interest for humans throughout the years, from ancient times to nowadays. Skin ageing consists of two didactically independent, […]
Objectives To develop a reproducible photonumeric scale to assess photoprotected skin ageing and to determine whether health and lifestyle factors, such as smoking, affect skin ageing in photoprotected sites.
Objective To identify environmental factors that correlate with skin photoaging, controlling for genetic susceptibility by using a questionnaire administered to twins.
Welcome to this review of the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) The meeting brought together dermatologists and healthcare professionals in dermatology-related specialties from around the world. Independent commentary for this review was provided by Associate Professor Anthony Hall, a dermatologist from Geelong, Victoria.
The influence of ageing on the density of the functional entities of the papillae containing nutritive capillaries, here in terms as the papillary index, and the effect of topically applied vitamin C were investigated by confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM) in vivo.
As people get older so do the hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) that form their blood, creating an increased risk for compromised immunity and certain blood cancers. Now researchers are reporting in the scientific journal EMBO that the bone marrow niche where HSC’s form also ages, contributing to the problem.
An emergency motion condemning the injection of Botox and dermal fillers by non-health professionals, such as beauty therapists and hairdressers, is to be proposed at this year’s 6th National Aesthetic Nursing Conference at the Royal Liver Building in Liverpool. The event is organised by the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing (JAN).
Botox and other botulinum neurotoxins (BoNT) products are widely known for their use in treating facial wrinkles—but they can also be used to treat a wide range of non-cosmetic problems. Eight conditions with good evidence of effective treatment with BoNT are identified in a special review in the August issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the […]