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2012-01-25 12:11:07

Human skin is the body's first line of defense and often mirrors the health, nutritional status and age of a person.

2012-01-22 17:00:00

TriLipo MED is a technological breakthrough that allows practitioners for the first time to treat 4 layers of skin tissue using 3 advanced technologies, all within a single system.

2011-12-28 08:00:00

Immune-Boosting Skin Care Line Introduces Peaceful™ Bubbles and Snuggly™ Lotion Plus New Large 20-Ounce Sizes of Our Bestselling Products.

2011-12-27 08:00:00

fiteBac™ SkinCare, LLC, a leading innovator and global marketer of skincare products, announced today that the Company has officially relocated to its new corporate headquarters in Marietta,

Scientists Create Human Skin From Baby Foreskins
2011-12-22 06:08:23

Scientists at a secret German laboratory, known as the Skin Factory at the Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart, Germany, have grown human skin from baby foreskins.


Latest Skin Reference Libraries

Nail
2013-03-05 14:40:49

Nails are found on the fingers and toes alike. Formation and Orientation Nails are made of the protein keratin, much like hair as they are related, which is tough and strong and able to protect the ends of the fingers they cover. The nail plate, nail matrix, the nail sinus and the nail bed all make up the nail. The matrix is broken up into two sections; the nonvisible layer is simply referred to as the matrix while the visible part is called the lunula. The matrix is the tissue...

Skin
2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.