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2014-05-29 23:01:48

Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have uncovered previously unidentified genes that may be responsible for keloid scarring, a discovery that could unlock the mystery of keloid development and provide insight for more effective treatment. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit have uncovered previously unidentified genes that may be responsible for keloid scarring, a discovery that could unlock the mystery of keloid development and...

2014-04-29 12:34:28

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted technologies, today announced that the first patient has enrolled in their Phase 2a study (RXI-109-1401) with RXI-109 for the prevention of keloid recurrence. RXI-109 is an sd-rxRNA® compound that targets connective tissue growth...

2014-01-21 23:30:07

Ringpfeil Advanced Dermatology (http://www.ringpfeildermatology.com), the dermatology and cosmetic surgery center located in the Philadelphia and Mainline PA area, is now offering the new CryoShape solution for keloids and hypertrophic scars. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Keloids are composed of excessive scar tissue and occur in areas of trauma. They most commonly occur in people of Mediterranean or central African descend. Common sites for keloids include earlobes and chest....

2013-12-12 23:30:28

The methods to remove or reduce keloids have had varying degrees of success, some requiring multiple sessions and some providing only short-term relief. We have seen excellent results with a new treatment that uses a cold probe to freeze keloid cells from the inside which typically requires only a single session. Roslyn Heights, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Scarring is a natural part of the healing process. The nature and severity of the injury or incision affect the appearance of the...

2013-05-28 23:01:50

East Asian Skin Products Offer Resolution for Many African Common Skin Conditions. Asbury Park, NJ (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 In recent years, the emphasis on beauty lies in the skin, each day we see more and more customers interested in finding skin care solutions. Each individual has unique skin care problems, but some ethnic groups are susceptible to more problematic conditions. In general age spots and acne scare are problems that are common regardless of ethnicity. However other skin care...

2012-03-06 22:54:33

African Americans are seven times more likely than Caucasians to develop an excessive growth of thick, irregularly shaped and raised scarring on their skin — known as a keloid — following head and neck surgery, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. This finding, however, is much lower than that previously reported in medical literature, where rates of keloid development have been shown to be up to 16 percent in African Americans. Unlike regular scars,...

2011-08-16 14:37:40

A study of seven patients examined use of a pressure device worn overnight to supplement other therapy for auricular keloids (scar tissue buildup of the ear), as reported in an article published Online First today by Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Keloids are a type of scar tissue that develops after skin trauma in people with a genetic predisposition, according to background information in the article. The tissue extends beyond the original wound's...


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