Tag: Cosmetics

Innovation, Research

Study shows faster uptake of chemicals in people with a genetically weakened skin barrier

January 13, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The ability of our skin to protect us from chemicals is something we inherit. Some people are less well-protected which could imply an increased risk of being afflicted by skin disease or cancer. A new study from Karolinska Institutet in […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Plasma treatment decreases movement of plasticizers from blood bags

December 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Medical products such as blood bags and tubing are often made from soft PVC, a plastic that contains phthalate plasticizers, which are suspected to be harmful to human health. These substances are not chemically bound to the polymer, which means […]