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Possible causes of wrinkles include blue light from smart phones and other gadgets

Put down the cell phone, a new study advises, if you want your skin to age less quickly and exhibit fewer wrinkles. Blue light from screens on smartphones, computers, and other gadgets “may have detrimental effects on a wide range of cells in our body, from the skin and fat cells to sensory neurons,” Oregon […]

Ruxolitinib cream, the first at-home therapy for Vitiligo, has been approved by the FDA.

The FDA approval is a development that is being cheered by many, but for Tonja Johnson, the founder of the vitiligo support group Beautifully Unblemished, there are mixed emotions. Vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder(the body’s immune system attacking healthy cells) affecting as many as 2 percent of the world’s population. It’s estimated that about 2 million adults in the United States […]

Study research lays the foundation for a new treatment strategy for Psoriasis

As part of a study, a MedUni Vienna research team has now discovered a key starting point for inhibiting inflammation in both psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The researchers findings may form the basis for developing a new treatment, diagnostic, and prevention strategies. Around 250,000 people in Austria suffer from psoriasis. One-third of them develop inflammation […]

Men are more prone to Psoriasis and itch than women

Now, a team of researchers has found that the female hormone estradiol suppresses psoriasis, and the protective role of the hormone has provided a basis for its therapeutic potential. Among the many reasons men may have for envying women, at least when it comes to skin inflammation, is that women have a significantly lower incidence […]

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