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Burn injuries: Better methods of treatment using soluble factors
Burn injuries: Better methods of treatment using soluble factors
Extensive burn injuries are usually treated by transplanting layers of skin from other parts of the body. Although this is a commonly used method, the wounds do not always heal completely. A research group has been able to show that soluble factors fro...
Reduce wrinkles with a chocolate waste product
Reduce wrinkles with a chocolate waste product
The next great wrinkle reduction ingredient might be a waste material of chocolate production, according to researchers from Malaysia. In a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, the researchers used the antioxidant benefits of cocoa p...
Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery
Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery
For patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin, the use of ultrasonic "piezosurgery" equipment reduces trauma, pain and swelling, compared to traditional surgical drills, reports a study in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. The journal is publi...
A revolution in psoriasis care
A revolution in psoriasis care
Newer medications have revolutionized psoriasis care in patients with moderate-to-severe cases, says a leading dermatologist, and more drugs in the pipeline promise to offer even more choices.