Skin

This tiny injectable sensor may help curb alcohol abuse

This tiny injectable sensor may help curb alcohol abuse

Scientists have come up with a novel tiny, ultra-low power chip that can be injected just under the surface of the skin to continuously monitor patients of substance abuse.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:19 PM IST
Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

A team of researchers have developed a novel sticky patch which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin. The patch will end the frequent use of painful finger-prick blood tests in diabetes patients.

Apr 10, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Novel method to generate stem cells developed

Novel method to generate stem cells developed

Chinese scientists have developed a novel method by mixing two chemicals that help generate stem cells which can self-renew or multiply while maintaining the potential to develop into other types of cells and be used to treat a wide range of ailments.

Apr 09, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
Summer tips: Eat these foods for a healthy skin

Summer tips: Eat these foods for a healthy skin

It's that time of the year when your skin needs extra care. One needs to be more cautious during the summer season as the scorching heat and UV rays of the sun can damage your skin. 

Apr 06, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
Remove sun tan instantly with these home remedies

Remove sun tan instantly with these home remedies

With the sun comes the tanned skin so this season opt for natural packs to get rid of the tan from your face, arms, hands, neck, back and feet the natural way.

Apr 06, 2018, 14:22 PM IST
Give new life to hair, skin for your wedding day

Give new life to hair, skin for your wedding day

Start taking care of your skin at least 45 days before your wedding. Get your basics right, analyse your skin type and understand if it's dry, oily, dehydrated or sensitive.

Dec 09, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Here's a skin care guide to battle winter

Here's a skin care guide to battle winter

Disha Meher, a national expert on skin and nails at Lakmé Salon and Pond's skin expert Rashmi Shetty share tips you need to nourish, revive and refresh your skin this winter.
 

Nov 22, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
HC notice to Centre on sale of skin creams containing steroids

HC notice to Centre on sale of skin creams containing steroids

The petition deals with the misuse of topical corticosteroids, a class of drugs used for treating a variety of skin diseases.
 

Nov 22, 2017, 21:00 PM IST
Scientists reverse ageing in old human cells in breakthrough study

Scientists reverse ageing in old human cells in breakthrough study

The research, published in the journal BMC Cell Biology, has the potential to lead to therapies which could help people age better, without experiencing some of the degenerative effects of getting old.

Nov 09, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
Inflammation may train skin to heal faster: Study

Inflammation may train skin to heal faster: Study

Inflammatory skin diseases are considered to be the most common problem in dermatology.These diseases come in many forms, from occasional rashes to chronic conditions such as dermatitis.

Oct 19, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Scientists design 'camouflaging skin' inspired by octopus

Scientists design 'camouflaging skin' inspired by octopus

The team's pneumatically-activated material takes a cue from the 3D bumps, or papillae, that cephalopods such as such as octopus and cuttlefish can express in one-fifth of a second for dynamic camouflage, and then retract to swim away.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:28 PM IST
Artificial Intelligence system may help detect melanoma skin cancer

Artificial Intelligence system may help detect melanoma skin cancer

A team of researchers are developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system that might help detect melanoma skin cancer early.

Aug 23, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
This is why eating untimely affects your skin!

This is why eating untimely affects your skin!

The findings indicates that people who eat late at night are more vulnerable to sunburn and longer-term effects such as skin ageing and skin cancer.

Aug 16, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
This new gene therapy via skin can help treat diabetes, obesity

This new gene therapy via skin can help treat diabetes, obesity

Researchers from the University of Chicago, using CRISPR, have edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which prompted the cells to secrete glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1).

Aug 04, 2017, 19:04 PM IST
This 16-year-old Thai girl battles with rare 'butterfly' skin disease – Read her story!

This 16-year-old Thai girl battles with rare 'butterfly' skin disease – Read her story!

The condition makes her skin to blister and tear at the slightest touch like a 'butterfly wing' causing blisters constantly which makes her fingers and toes fuse together.

Jul 08, 2017, 20:45 PM IST
Patients with Parkinson's disease have high risk of melanoma: Study

Patients with Parkinson's disease have high risk of melanoma: Study

Accoding to researchers from Mayo Clinic, patients with Parkinson's were roughly four times more likelier to have had a history of melanoma than those without the disease.

Jul 05, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
27-year-old marine engineer lives like a 'vampire' — Find out why!

27-year-old marine engineer lives like a 'vampire' — Find out why!

Sam Phelps suffers from a rare incurable condition, known as erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), that causes his skin to burn when exposed to UV light.

Jul 04, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
58-year-old lives in isolation, branded as 'bark man' in China — Here's why

58-year-old lives in isolation, branded as 'bark man' in China — Here's why

A 58-year-old man suffers from an incurable condition which makes his skin appear as rough as bark.

Jun 30, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
This new 'real sun-tan' drug may help prevent skin cancer!

This new 'real sun-tan' drug may help prevent skin cancer!

The new drug tricked the skin into producing the brown form of the pigment melanin which gives human skin, hair and eyes their colour.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

43-year-old brain dead man gives new lease of life to nine

Selvaraj was declared brain dead when he did not respond well on the treatment and his family members came forward to donate his organs.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:22 PM IST