“We want to help people make informed choices about where they swim by providing information on where swimmer’s itch is occurring and through education, which is what the website provides. We want to use it as a tool to connect with people,” said Patrick Hanington, PhD.
Findings from a survey distributed by the U.S. National Psoriasis Foundation show that many patients, unsatisfied with the results or side effects of their prescribed psoriasis treatments, are turning to complementary or alternative medicine.
“Smartphone apps have emerged as a novel approach to support the self-management of conditions that require long-term care, such as eczema,” said Dr. Josip Car. “Our research shows that there is a large variance in the quality of eczema apps. While the assessed eczema self-management apps had shortcomings, certain apps did provide appropriate functions with accurate information and comprehensive tracking of...
Though the research has been conducted on human cells, and not the body, the finding is consistent with the independent observation that a variant of the MLST8 gene, which encodes part of the target of rapamycin, is linked with increased rate of epigenetic aging in humans.