Dermatology - Study suggests potential new approach to treat atopic dermatitis
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  April 11, 2019  
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   Study suggests potential new approach to treat atopic dermatitisStudy suggests potential new approach to treat atopic dermatitis
 
How does the immune system respond to fungi on our skin? Researchers at the University of Zurich have demonstrated that the same immune cells that protect us against skin fungi also encourage the inflammatory symptoms of atopic dermatitis. An antibody therapy could alleviate this chronic inflammatory skin disease.
 
   Novel mouse model confirms how “good” and “bad” bacteria affect human acneNovel mouse model confirms how “good” and “bad” bacteria affect human acne
 
Researchers have long believed that Propionibacterium acnes causes acne. But these bacteria are plentiful on everyone's skin and yet not everyone gets acne, or experiences it to the same degree.
 
 New analysis shows success of measles vaccine campaigns in saving children's lives in India
 
New analysis shows success of measles vaccine campaigns in saving children's lives in IndiaA mass measles vaccination campaign saved tens of thousands of children's lives in India between 2010 and 2013, according to a report published today in eLife.
 
 
 Diet and Psoriasis
 
Diet and Psoriasis“You are what you eat.” This popular phrase truly describes the important role that diet plays in maintaining a healthy body and mind. Research increasingly suggests that certain food, nutrients or diet plans may have beneficial effects on the skin, while others may act as triggers of certain skin conditions or disease.
 
 
 Anti-vaxxer Italian leader down with chickenpox
 
Anti-vaxxer Italian leader down with chickenpoxIn a twist of fate, an Italian politician who was lobbying against mandatory vaccination laws, has come down with chickenpox and is now hospitalized.
 
 
 Eyelids often missed when applying sunscreen, increasing skin cancer risk
 
Eyelids often missed when applying sunscreen, increasing skin cancer riskA new study has found that people who apply a moisturizer containing SPF or sunscreen may be missing the facial areas that are most at risk of developing skin cancer.