Decoded: Skin cells that sense touch

In a ground-breaking research, scientists have resolved the age-old mystery of touch - how cells just beneath the skin surface enable us to feel fine details and textures.

Stem cell gene therapy shows promise for treating `devastating` skin diseases

Researchers evaluated a patient with a genetic skin disorder known as epidermolysis bullosa (EB) nearly seven years after he had undergone a gene therapy procedure as part of a clinical trial.

Skin can `talk` to liver

Scientists have found that the skin is capable of communicating with the liver, a surprising discovery that may advance the understanding of how skin diseases affect the rest of the body.

How skin diseases affect rest of body

Researchers have discovered that the skin is capable of communicating with the liver.

Botulinum toxin may hold key for treatment of common skin diseases

Botulinum toxin could have an enormous potential in treatment of inflammatory skin diseases like psoriasis and eczema, researchers have claimed.

Now, psychotherapy to treat skin diseases

Scientists have discovered that a range of psychological treatments like meditation can ease the physical symptoms of skin diseases.

Eye colour linked to severity of skin conditions

Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin disease in which pigment loss results in irregular white patches of skin and hair.

Breakthrough to help drug delivery through skin

Researchers have unravelled the structure and function of the skin`s outermost layer, opening the way for drug delivery.

Atopic dermatitis precursor to food allergies

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease marked by red, cracked and itchy skin.

Atopic dermatitis precursor to food allergies

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease marked by red, cracked and itchy skin.

Staying away from sun causes depression: Study

Hiding away from sun rays to protect oneself from skin diseases can harm one`s health in many other ways, says an expert.

Staying away from sun causes depression: Study

Hiding away from sun rays to protect oneself from skin diseases can harm one`s health in many other ways, says an expert.