Findings from a new study of autologous stem cell treatments for sun damage have shown this treatment approach results in a replacement of the sun-damaged elastin structures in the dermis within a few weeks.
Researchers from Emory University in Atlanta have isolated two triterpenoid acids that appear to inhibit the ability of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to produce the tissue-damaging toxins that impair wound healing.
Senior author Dr. Håkan Olsson said: “Previous studies have shown that the same antihistamines have survival benefits in breast cancer. Now we see the same thing concerning malignant melanoma. However, more research is required to confirm the results.”
As Canadians forced indoors to reduce the spread of Covid-19 will soon likely look to spend more time outside, the CDA is reminding everyone that melanoma is one of the few types of cancer that continues to increase in incidence each year.
A large cohort study of Danish children has found that the lightest and heaviest infants are at elevated risk of later developing hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), though height did not impact future risk of the skin condition.