Tag Archives: Skin

Americans Lost Future Life-Years in 2020: How Much Life Was Lost Depends on the Color of One’s Skin

Some people remark about 2020 being a “lost year” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That happens to be a true statement, sadly not in jest: in the U.S., life expectancy at birth fell by one full year over the first half of 2020 compared with 2019, to 77.8 years. In 2019, life expectancy… Read More »

To begin addressing racial bias in medicine, start with the skin – STAT – STAT

“Until the color of a man’s skin is of no more significance than the color of his eyes.” — Bob Marley, “War” Racial inequity in the U.S. health system is, in many ways, far deadlier than police violence. The failures of the health care industry to appropriately care for Black patients are well-documented, resulting in… Read More »

What can anxiety do to your skin

Other hormones involved in the stress response—including corticotropin-releasing hormone—stimulate the sebaceous glands in your skin to produce extra oils. Track—and block—skin-harming behaviors Awareness marks the first step in addressing excessive skin-picking or hair-pulling, Deibler says. In some cases, the itching is idiopathic, meaning that it has no known cause. Delete Comment Are you sure you… Read More »

How long does skin asthma last

Work with your doctor to determine what to do when your signs and symptoms worsen – generally you should see benefit within a week. When an allergen is responsible for triggering an immune how response, ray may or may not be an indicated study. Cold urticaria is a type of urticaria caused by the exposure… Read More »

Special ice solution injected under skin is shown to reduce fat

How cool is this: the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) laboratory that invented cryolipolisis or “Coolsculpting,” a popular nonsurgical method for reducing fat under the skin, is developing a new form of the technology that can selectively reduce fat almost anywhere in the body using a safe, injectable ice solution or “slurry.” The technology, not yet… Read More »

Skin-Care Brand Blume’s Celebrate Skin Campaign Features Models With Acne — Photos – Allure Magazine

It’s 2019, and you can no longer throw an airbrushed model on a billboard and call it a beauty campaign. Spurned by a culture that’s redefining what beauty standards look like, more and more brands have decided to show “real people” in their advertisements. A groundbreaking new example: Skin-care brand Blume‘s Celebrate Skin campaign takes… Read More »

How to protect your skin over summer

Every year in Australia, skin cancers account for about 80 per cent of all newly diagnosed cancers, and most are caused by exposure to the sun. General practitioner and medical director at HealthShare Dr Jill Gamberg said ultraviolet rays (including UVA and UVB rays) from the sun can cause skin damage in as little as 15… Read More »