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2012-07-04 23:01:13

One in eight Americans now has a tattoo, including nearly 40% of people ages 20 to 25. While some tattoos are an impulsive choice, for those considering the decision, dermatologist Joshua Fox, M.D., medical director of Advanced Dermatology PC, and John Triccoli, MD, offer precautions for getting a tattoo and minimizing the health risks. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Getting inked has gone mainstream: One in eight Americans now has a tattoo, including nearly 40% of people ages 20 to 25....

2012-07-03 10:25:59

Drugs are first to topically deliver gene therapy via commercial moisturizers for skin disease treatment “Getting under your skin” takes on a brave new meaning thanks to Northwestern University research that could transform gene regulation. A team led by a physician-scientist and a chemist -- from the fields of dermatology and nanotechnology -- is the first to demonstrate the use of commercial moisturizers to deliver gene regulation technology that has great potential for...

2012-06-28 02:27:55

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Years spent training and competing in the pool have earned five-time Olympian and best-selling author, Dara Torres, 12 medals, a killer physique and, at age 45, the honor of being one of the oldest athletes to compete at the Olympic level - although her hard work is not without its price. Occasional exposure to chlorine can cause dry skin, but Dara's intense training can take a more serious toll, requiring serious care. "Intensely...

2012-06-27 06:25:55

BOULDER, Colo., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- He's done "Extreme Makeover," and now renowned Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Jon Perlman is trying his hand at skincare. For the first time, Dr. Perlman is endorsing an anti-aging skin care line: Elastin-rp(TM). www.elastinrp.com. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120627/NY31723 ) "Practicing plastic surgery in Beverly Hills has set my standards extraordinarily high, especially when it comes to making skincare recommendations to my...

2012-06-26 02:27:20

PRINCETON, N.J., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exuviance is pleased to reveal the launch of Targeted Filler T5, a revolutionary treatment that targets benefits beyond the daily anti-aging regimen. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110801/PH44406LOGO ) No Injections. No Downtime. No Doctor Visit. Perfect for all skin types, Exuviance Targeted Filler T5 helps to smooth lines, nasolabial folds, and other visible signs of aging with a triple boost formula that combines...

2012-06-21 10:24:54

ATLANTA, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- enaltus(TM) launches skinfoto(TM) iPhone app and website www.skinfoto.com on Monday June 25th, 2012. It is as easy as 1-2-3 with the skinfoto(TM), a new exciting innovation in the beauty/health category. Consumers will be able to create a personalized skin treatment plan based on their skin analysis. skinfoto(TM) is an exciting, easy to use tool that will allow consumers to monitor their skin conditions (acne, wrinkles, scars, hyperpigmentation, redness,...

2012-06-21 02:25:58

NEW YORK, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of Skin Cancer Awareness month and just in time for the first full day of summer, Daily Glow (www.dailyglow.com), a leading online health and beauty authority, today reveals its one-of-a-kind list of Daily Glow Beauty Spots: The Best and Worst Cities for Your Skin. A part of the renowned Everyday Health portfolio of health solution websites, Daily Glow and its team of medical experts and researchers analyzed the 55 biggest U.S. cities to...

2012-06-19 02:27:45

Dermatologists say the sequence in which you apply skin care products influences their effectiveness SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers often spend hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars a year on skin care products in an effort to improve the look of their skin. From anti-aging serums to acne medications, many adults and teens regularly apply medications or treatments to their skin. But does the sequence in which skin care products are applied...

2012-06-14 06:24:26

NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have darker skin? If so, skin cancer might not be top of mind as a significant health threat, but beware - just because your skin is darker does not mean you are immune to skin cancer. Thanks to objective methods to measure skin color[1] developed by L'Oreal Research & Innovation, L'Oreal, has been able to demonstrate that sun exposure risks affect all skin types and skin colors[2]. This is why it's important for everyone to be vigilant about...

2012-06-12 02:23:32

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people know that exposure to the sun, especially at the height of summer, can damage their skin. But, extended exposure to the same harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays that affect skin can also damage your eyes. On the new edition of Healthy Vision(TM) with Dr. Val Jones, dermatologist and author Jeanine Downie, M.D., and Stephen Cohen, OD, past president of the Arizona Optometric Association, join Dr. Val to talk about the...


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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