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Tag: Skin

Scarring
Researchers have been trying to find out how to stop the formation of scars for decades, and now, thanks to a new mouse study, they are one step closer. Scars are a fast but poor repair Many of us have scars of one kind or another from accidents or surgery. As unpleasant as they are,...
Skin peeling
Researchers have identified a factor present in the skin of baby mice that controls the formation of hair follicles during their early development. The factor is turned off in adult mice, but when it is turned back on, it allows them to regenerate their skin following injury without scarring, just like baby mice do. SkinSkin,...
Woman applying topical skin cream
A new study published in Archives of Dermatological Research has shown that a novel microporous membrane can promote the regeneration of healthy human skin. SkinSkin, as the most readily visible organ of the human body, is one of the first to let us know that we are getting older. Our skin goes beyond appearance; it...
DNA clock
A team of researchers have developed a tissue-specific clock that can measure the biological age of skin. There is plenty of new evidence that different organs and tissues in our body age at different rates. In particular, the epigenetic state, the pattern of gene expression, of the cells that comprise these different organs and tissues...
The January edition of Journal Club, hosted by Dr. Oliver Medvedik, took a look at the results of a recent human trial in which the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. HELP SPREAD THE WORD Please connect with us on social media, like and share our content, and help...
The Journal Club will be returning on January 28th at 13:00 EST with your host Dr. Oliver Medvedik. This month, we will be taking a look at the results of a recent human trial where the drug rapamycin was used to treat skin aging with some promising results. You can watch the show live on...