Wrinkles, creases and folds are everywhere in nature, from the surface of human skin to the buckled crust of the Earth. They can also be useful structures for engineers.
Over the counter skin products for acne that contain benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid can cause rare but serious and potentially life-threatening reactions, say FDA.
As many patients know, treating wounds has become far more sophisticated than sewing stitches and applying gauze, but dressings still have shortcomings.
The molecular building blocks that make up DNA absorb ultraviolet light so strongly that sunlight should deactivate them - yet it does not.
The symptoms of Cushing disease are unmistakable to those who suffer from it - excessive weight gain, acne, distinct colored stretch marks on the abdomen, thighs and armpits, and a lump, or fat...
Scars - in particular keloid scars that result from overgrowth of skin tissue after injuries or surgeries - are unsightly and can even lead to disfigurement and psychological problems of affected...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Sivextro (tedizolid phosphate), a new antibacterial drug, to treat adults with skin infections.
Autoimmune disease occurs when the body's own natural defense system rebels against itself.
Using an arthritis drug, doctors have restored hair growth in a 25-year-old man left bare of body hair from the uncommon disease alopecia universalis.
The number of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI) has skyrocketed due to the spread of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).