Skin pigmentation

Watch out for harmful chemicals in cosmetics

Wonder what makes your skin itchy or turn red after you apply your favourite personal care product like cream and sunscreen? An expert says chemicals like paraben and phthalates present in the products are capable of damaging skin.

Feb 21, 2014, 19:55 PM IST

Whales also get tanned!

A new research has claimed that there is an increase in pigment in skin of whales in response to sunshine, just like humans get tanned.

Aug 31, 2013, 13:33 PM IST

`Dispel myths about vitiligo`

Eighteen-year-old Priyanka Sharma says she feels like an outcast when fellow commuters get up as she sits beside them or her friends call her a cow. The reason: A white patch on her forehand five years ago that soon spread to other parts of her body.

May 19, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

MJ `tattooed lips pink due to rare pigmentation disease`

A photograph of Michael Jackson`s naked corpse, laid bare to the jury examining the question of the pop icon`s wrongful death on Tuesday, revealed his rare pigmentation disease.

May 08, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

How much vitamin D do you actually need?

Scientists have developed a model that predicts an individual`s vitamin D needs.

Jun 19, 2010, 15:09 PM IST

How much vitamin D do you actually need?

Scientists have developed a model that predicts an individual`s vitamin D needs.

Jun 19, 2010, 00:00 AM IST