A new online database will empower researchers exploring how hair follicles and the surrounding skin develop, according to an article published recently in the journal Developmental Cell.
A medical records analysis by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center concludes that physicians who treat severe acne leave too many patients on ineffective antibiotics for far too long before...
Researchers at New Mexico State University tested 10 commercially available products for their effectiveness at repelling mosquitoes, and the results were published in the Journal of Insect Science.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Imlygic (talimogene laherparepvec), the first FDA-approved oncolytic virus therapy, for the treatment of melanoma lesions in the skin and lymph...
A nanofiber hydrogel infused with snake venom may be the best material to stop bleeding quickly, according to Rice University scientists.
Dermal leishmaniasis is an ulcerous skin disease caused by a tropical parasite, all forms of which can be treated with the drug miltefosine.
Most Americans have either have not heard of lupus or know nothing more than the name. In this Spotlight, we take an in-depth look at this potential life-threatening disease.
A human cell protein modulates bacterial virulenceStaphylococcus aureus is both a transient skin colonizer and a for- midable human pathogen, ranking amongst the leading causes of skin and soft...
It's short, ugly and deadly. But James Cook University scientists have found a cancer-causing, parasitic worm could help patients recover from their wounds.
Learn about the signs and symptoms of two forms of non-melanoma skin cancer and how they are diagnosed and treated. Also find out the best ways to prevent carcinoma.