MONDAY, June 10, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have developed a novel way to promote hair growth in people who have the autoimmune disease alopecia areata. It’s a skin patch that delivers immune-system controllers through an array of tiny needles. In alopecia, the body’s own T-cells mistakenly attack hair follicles.Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Doctors already warn folks off salt due to its heart risks, but new research suggests sodium isn’t helping your skin either. Researchers found that as daily salt intake rose, so did the odds for the skin disorder eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis.Continue Reading

WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) — In a small pilot study, some young women looking to lose weight on a low-calorie keto diet got an unexpected benefit: Their acne began to clear up. “These findings represent an opportunity to control a skin disease that affects most teenagers and manyContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Acne, psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, alopecia: Any one of these common skin ailments can render a child vulnerable to stigma and bullying at school, new research confirms. “These chronic skin conditions can be tremendously life-altering, including shaping psychosocial development,” noted study corresponding author Dr.Continue Reading

FRIDAY, April 12, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Rosacea is a common skin condition that causes redness on a person’s face. It commonly appears as a tendency to blush or flush more easily, but also can cause more serious symptoms like: Swollen skin. Skin that stings, burns or is very sensitive.Continue Reading

MONDAY, March 25, 2024 (HealthDay News) — Australian researchers say they have identified a gene mutation that causes the skin disease psoriasis. A chronic inflammatory condition, psoriasis causes red, scaly, itchy patches on the skin. Some patients also develop psoriatic arthritis, a condition marked by joint pain, swelling and stiffness.Continue Reading