Tag: eczema

Innovation, Research

Gene for sex hormone synthesis could play key role in eczema

September 20, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A study led by UT Southwestern dermatologists suggests that a common inflammatory skin condition may stem from poorly regulated sex hormones. The finding, published this week in PNAS, could offer an unexpected new target to fight this condition. Atopic dermatitis […]

Innovation, Research

Urbanization leads to a huge decrease in skin bacterial diversity

November 2, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Urbanization leads to a vast decrease in bacterial diversity and an increase in chemical diversity on the skin, a keynote lecture on the skin microbiome will reveal today at the 29th EADV Congress, EADV Virtual. Urbanization is associated with reduced […]

Innovation, Research

Study identifies 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis, eczema

October 27, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A Swedish study has identified 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis and eczema, two common hereditary skin diseases with no cure. Pelin Sahlén, senior lecturer at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, says that the combined […]