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2014-05-27 16:24:55

Exclusive Three-Year Agreement Deepens Scientific Research Into Innovative Treatment of Skin Pigmentation ADA, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amway has extended its exclusive

2014-05-01 12:33:01

Global spread of MERS and other deadly viruses and infections highlights need for improved sanitizer delivery devices and protocols SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HandyTizer,

2014-04-29 23:16:02

Ethos Spa Skin and Laser Centers in Summit and Englewood, New Jersey now offers Juvederm Voluma XC.

Animal Testing Alternative - Skin Cells Grown From Human Cells
2014-04-25 03:30:51

An international team led by King's College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center has developed the first lab-grown epidermis – the outermost skin layer - with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.

2014-03-18 12:33:34

AKRON, Ohio, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cold, harsh weather this winter is taking its toll, especially for workers hands.

2014-03-06 08:31:17

HOUSTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 46 percent of U.S.

2014-02-28 14:12:15

Early humans may have evolved black skin to protect against a very high risk of dying from ultraviolet light (UV)-induced skin cancer, a new analysis concludes.

2013-12-19 23:25:15

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne’s Tips on Preventing and Caring for Diaper Contact Dermatitis Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) December 19, 2013

2013-11-16 23:04:07

Dry skin brushing boosts blood circulation, removes toxins and dead cells from the skin, and helps the lymphatic functions for a better immune system.


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
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.