Stem cells hold cure for deadly skin disease

For those who suffer from skin blisters or have chances of developing skin tumours, there is cure in the offing - in stem cell-based gene therapy.

How a woman with ‘dermatographia’ turned her body into high art!

In a rare case of creativity, a 33-year-old woman has turned her so called ‘skin writing’ disease into a high art of magnetism using her own skin as a canvas.

Biocon releases novel drug to treat skin disease

India`s leading biotech firm Biocon has unveiled a new drug to treat psoriasis, a skin disease that occurs when the immune system mistakes a normal skin cell for a pathogen.

Cara Delevingne wants to help psoriasis patients

Cara Delevingne reportedly wants to be the spokesperson of people suffering from psoriasis.

Researchers discover genetic basis for eczema

Eczema is also related to, and can sometimes cause asthma, a potentially deadly immune dysfunction.

Gene behind skin disease identified

British researchers have identified a gene that plays a key role in causing a type of skin disease.

Vietnam seeks foreign help after skin disease kills 19

The disease was first reported between April and December last year, with doctors unable to identify the cause and it has re-emerged in a mountainous district of Quang Ngai province.

Coffee not linked to psoriasis

First it was beer, then it was cigarettes. Finally, researchers have found a vice that`s not tied to psoriasis: coffee.

Psoriasis may increase your stroke risk: Study

Psoriasis, a common skin disease, may increase the risk of stroke and atrial fibrillation, a condition in which the heart beats irregularly, a new study has suggested.

Creams used to treat eczema can make it worse

Using creams to relieve symptoms of eczema could actually worsen the condition, a study shows.

Creams used to treat eczema can make it worse

Using creams to relieve symptoms of eczema could actually worsen the condition, a study shows.

Stem cells used to treat kids with lethal skin disease

Scientists have shown that a lethal skin disease can be successfully treated with stem cell therapy.

Stem cells used to treat kids with lethal skin disease

Scientists have shown that a lethal skin disease can be successfully treated with stem cell therapy.

Stem cells used to treat killer skin disease

Doctors have used stem cells from bone marrow to help heal children with skin disease.

Stem cells used to treat killer skin disease

Doctors have used stem cells from bone marrow to help heal children with skin disease.

Causes of mysterious skin disease

Scientists have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo — a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face and neck, is associated with slight variations in genes.

Causes of mysterious skin disease

Scientists have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo — a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face and neck, is associated with slight variations in genes.

Genomic differences identified in common skin diseases

In a finding that may lead to
better treatments of skin diseases, dermatologists in the US
have identified genomic differences among common skin
disorders like eczema and psoriasis.

Genomic differences identified in common skin diseases

In a finding that may lead to
better treatments of skin diseases, dermatologists in the US
have identified genomic differences among common skin
disorders like eczema and psoriasis.