People sometimes use indoor tanning in the belief that this will prevent burns when they tan outdoors.
A specially-bred strain of miniature swine lacking the molecule responsible for the rapid rejection of pig-to-primate organ transplants may provide a new source of skin grafts to treat seriously...
Until a short while ago, infections with the parasite Dirofilaria repens was regarded as a classical traveler's disease in Austria.
Other than aging, risk factors for sagging eyelids include being a man, having lighter skin color and having a higher body mass index (BMI).
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Dalvance (dalbavancin), a new antibacterial drug used to treat adults with skin infections.
The next generation of bandages may be able to tell you when a wound needs attention and, in some cases, actually start the process.
Application of a technology currently used to disinfect food products may help to get around one of the most challenging problems in medicine today, the proliferation of bacteria resistant to...
Studies have identified mobile phones and related devices as sources of metal sensitization and potential causes of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).
A Jackson Laboratory research team led by Professor Lenny Shultz, Ph.D., reports that a protein involved in wound healing and tumor growth could be a potential therapeutic target.
In addition to its known capacity to promote bleeding events, aspirin also inhibits wound healing.