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Berry Antioxidant Prevents Sunlight-Caused Wrinkles

Berry Antioxidant Prevents Sunlight-Caused Wrinkles

In a small preliminary study, scientists recently found that topical application of an antioxidant common in many fruits, vegetables and nuts blocks key causes of wrinkles, such as inflammation and collagen destruction, in both human skin cells and the skin of hairless mice.    ... Read More


Expert Commentary: Carolyn Jacob M.D. - March 19, 2010

Expert Commentary: Carolyn Jacob M.D. - March 19, 2010

The recent study at the Hallym University in the Republic of Korea describes how ellagic acid, which is found in many common fruits (raspberries, strawberries, pomegranate), may one day help prevent wrinkles. These and other potentially helpful compounds are produced and accumulated in plant... Read More


Expert Commentator: Dr. Murad Alam 11/18/2009

Expert Commentator: Dr. Murad Alam 11/18/2009

Malignant melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. Occurring most often in fair-skinned people, melanoma is more likely in those who have had blistering sunburns in childhood, but anyone can get melanoma. In terms of appearance, melanoma looks like an unusual mole or brown-black patch... Read More


Expert Commentator: Anil R. Shah MD, SC 11/13/2009

Expert Commentator: Anil R. Shah MD, SC 11/13/2009

An oily complexion is a very common problem. For certain occupations, such as lawyers, actors, models, teachers, anyone with a public persona, an overly oily face can be quite embarrassing and a hindrance to their career,. There really aren't conventional treatments that can help this conditi... Read More


Expert Commentary: James Platis, M.D. - 11/04/2009

Expert Commentary: James Platis, M.D. - 11/04/2009

Here are a few more thoughts about encountering the sun during the summer season. Driving without sunscreen: Of course applying daily sunscreen is a good idea, especially in the summer. But it's important to note that there are many moisturizers available that contain sunscreen and would be... Read More


Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies

Recession Causing Trend Toward Facelift Quickies

More and more people are seeking minimally invasive cosmetic treatments that can be done in under an hour and have short recovery periods so they won’t jeopardize their jobs, a British plastic surgeon has noted.     “The average breast enhancement or facelift can ... Read More


Cellular Stress May Cause Graying of Hair

Cellular Stress May Cause Graying of Hair

Environmental toxins - typically ultraviolet light, ionizing radiation and harsh chemicals - that damage the DNA of the cells that produce hair color are probably what causes hair to go gray, a recent study revealed. Read More


Expert Commentator: Dr. John A. Kotis FACOS

Expert Commentator: Dr. John A. Kotis FACOS

The article regarding usage of Botox for improving condition of acne has many unique advantages with treating large pores and oil production leading to the improvement of acne breakouts. Typically Botox is widely used to temporarily smooth out facial lines and wrinkles by relaxing the muscles.... Read More


"Miracle" Protein Removes Wrinkles, Belly Fat

When the amount of a special cellular protein is reduced in the body, facial wrinkles are smoothed out and health-threatening visceral fat is diminished, a recent study revealed. Another fascinating aspect of the protein is that when its level is lessened, cancerous tumors begin to shrink. ... Read More


Six Rules to Get Excellent Cosmetic Facial Treatment

Six Rules to Get Excellent Cosmetic Facial Treatment

In these trying economic times, people who feel the need for cosmetic facial treatments may be tempted to cut corners and seek professional help from a low-cost provider who may not be properly accredited, trained or supplied. The result could be a “horror story.” That’s wh... Read More


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