Tag Archives: Skin

Summer Skin Care Secrets

Learn 4 amazing summer skin care secrets! Your skin is the largest organ in your body, with an average of 20 square feet per person. In the summertime, our skin is exposed as we wear less clothing to cope with the heat. Although sunlight and time spent outdoors is fantastic for your mental and physical… Read More »

‘I give my baby bleach baths, people think it’s cruel but it helps his skin’

If there were ever two words you wouldn’t want to hear in the same sentence, it’s baby and bleach. So many horrible thoughts probably just ran through your head, but according to an expert, bathing your baby in bleach could actually be really good for them. In a post on the Instagram account @tinyheartseducation, a… Read More »

Switching from Western diet to a balanced diet may reduce skin, joint inflammation

The secret to healthier skin and joints may reside in gut microorganisms. A study led by UC Davis Health researchers has found that a diet rich in sugar and fat leads to an imbalance in the gut’s microbial culture and may contribute to inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis. The study, published in the Journal… Read More »

A small chip under the skin may predict second stroke

For patients who have experienced certain common types of stroke, a small chip inserted under the skin may help physicians predict their likelihood of experiencing a second stroke, and therefore their likelihood of benefiting from preventive therapy. The findings come from a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and… Read More »

Software Spots Suspicious Skin Lesions on Smartphone Photos

Melanoma, which accounts for over 70 percent of all skin cancers, occurs when pigment producing cells called melanocytes multiply uncontrollably. This cancer is typically diagnosed through visual inspection of Suspicious Pigmented Lesions (SPLs), and such early detection of lesions in a physician’s office are often life-saving. However, there are several disadvantages with this approach, including… Read More »