Increased alcohol consumption linked to higher risk of rosacea in women
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  April 20, 2017  
  Dermatology  
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 Increased alcohol consumption linked to higher risk of rosacea in womenIncreased alcohol consumption linked to higher risk of rosacea in women
 
Women who are concerned about the health of their skin may want to think twice the next time they reach for a chardonnay or a Cosmo.
 
 
 Scientists identify gene responsible for generating key lipid in skin barrier formationScientists identify gene responsible for generating key lipid in skin barrier formation
 
Scientists have identified the gene responsible for generating acylceramide, the key lipid in forming the skin barrier that protects us from pathogens, allergens and other harmful substances. This finding could prove crucial in developing medicines for treating atopic dermatitis and ichthyosis.
 
   Th17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trialsTh17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trials
 
Medical University of South Carolina investigators report that long-term expansion protocols for adoptive cancer immunotherapy do not compromise Th17 cells' effectiveness against large tumors, in the March 9, 2017 issue of JCI Insight.
 
   Pharmaceuticals containing cannabinoids may be effective against skin diseases, say researchersPharmaceuticals containing cannabinoids may be effective against skin diseases, say researchers
 
Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that could make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin diseases, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
 
   Researchers develop ultrasensitive method to detect protein involved in autoimmune diseasesResearchers develop ultrasensitive method to detect protein involved in autoimmune diseases
 
Researchers in France have developed a new method that will allow doctors to detect minute amounts of a protein called interferon-a in patient samples.
 
 Scalp cooling technology to fight cancer causing alopecia (hair loss) approved by the FDA
 
Scalp cooling technology to fight cancer causing alopecia (hair loss) approved by the FDAPaxman Coolers Limited announced today that The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the company to market the Paxman Scalp Cooling System, a scalp cooling technology that was developed by a British family to reduce hair loss in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
 
 
 NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology
 
NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncologyThe National Comprehensive Cancer Network continues to build its NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium with the publication of radiation therapy (RT) recommendations from an additional nine NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology