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Skin disease

Troubled over hair fall, 27-year-old techie hangs himself to death

A 27-year-old software engineer on Sunday committed suicide after he was suffering from hair fall due to a skin disease.

Jan 02, 2018, 19:37 PM IST

This 26-year-old woman with body full of wrinkles is breaking beauty stereotypes!

Sara Geurts suffers from a rare skin condition called Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a genetic condition that caused her skin to prematurely wrinkle.

Jul 11, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

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

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 26-year-old Filipino man branded as cursed 'Ghost' – Read to know more

Individuals who suffer from a rare disorder that affects their skin and facial features often have to face a traumatising ordeal in their lives.

May 25, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Eczema has another cause – lack of protein skin barrier responsible to triggering condition

Atopic eczema is a common skin condition and often found in children in the first year of their life and persists into adulthood with severe itching that has profound effects on well-being and may lead to sleep disturbance.

May 07, 2017, 11:41 AM IST

This 2-year-old Indian girl suffers from rare skin condition causing her to develop lizard-like scales

Shama, a two-year-old Indian girl is suffering from lamellar ichthyosis - a rare skin condition that affects just one in every 600,000 people.

Apr 19, 2017, 10:18 AM IST

Stigma, depression and anxiety may cause psoriasis to recur in patients

The doctors also said that at least 18 percent of the patients have been frequently asked whether their condition is communicable, pointing to a grave lack of awareness on the disease.

Mar 01, 2017, 22:44 PM IST

Common bacteria protein may help to keep skin disease at bay

The protein has an equally strong effect on dangerous oxygen species as known antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E.

Nov 12, 2016, 15:09 PM IST

10 new genetic risk loci for eczema discovered

With the newly identified risk regions, a total of 31 risk regions for eczema are now known.

Oct 21, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

2 month old boy suffers from rare genetic disease in S Africa

A two-month-old boy born to South African-Indian origin parents has inherited a rare genetic disease that makes his skin peel off with the slightest of touch.

Aug 05, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Manthan: All you need to know about Yogini Ekadashi Vrat

Manthan brings you all you need to know about Yogini Ekadashi Vrat.

Jun 13, 2015, 10:04 AM IST

New psoriasis drug helps fast improvement

Offering hope to thousands of people suffering from the psoriasis skin condition, a trail of a new drug has reported quick and extensive improvement of the disease.

Jun 11, 2015, 13:13 PM IST

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Jun 07, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Coffee may protect against melanoma

Coffee drinkers may face lower risk of melanoma, as a new study has suggested that it may have a protective effect against the skin cancer.

Jan 21, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

Psoriasis could lead to high BP

Patients with severe psoriasis - a common skin disease - are more likely to have uncontrolled hypertension, found a study.

Oct 16, 2014, 14:43 PM IST

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.

Dec 27, 2013, 14:08 PM IST

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.

Aug 28, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

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.

Aug 11, 2013, 22:09 PM IST

Cara Delevingne wants to help psoriasis patients

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

Apr 14, 2013, 18:06 PM IST