When Jaiden was 6, his adoptive parents, Natalie and Tim, noticed a hard piece of skin on his thigh. After a biopsy, Natalie and Tim learned that Jaiden suffered from stiff skin syndrome, a connective tissue disorder characterized by hard, thick skin. The Doctors have something special in store for this deserving family!
Are you one of the millions of women who can’t bare the thought of leaving the house without a little lipstick and mascara? Without makeup, many women feel naked and vulnerable. So why precisely do women fear they aren’t attractive enough without it? According to new research, women buy cosmetics primarily for emotional reasons and […]
Did you have all kinds of fun soaking in the sun and getting a nice tan when you were young? It was no big deal…until you later started to see the effects of aging skin: wrinkles forming, skin becoming patchy, rough, less firm and a little saggy. Chronic exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation leads to […]
Rheumatoid arthritis sufferers can’t catch a break. Not only do they suffer with chronic pain and stiffness, now a key medical treatment may be linked to an increased risk of certain skin cancers. The medicine in question is known as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, which include infliximab (Remicade), adalimunab (Humira), and etanercept (Enbrel), and […]
Sunscreen pill? Yup, you read that right, suntan lotion might be a thing of the past if a new pill that protects you from UV rays is successfully developed . The secret to this pill rests in coral from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The coral possesses UV blockers that help protect your skin from the […]
Psoriasis drugs do not cause heart problems after all, reported the Journal of the American Medical Association yesterday. While it was previously believed that biologics, drugs prescribed to patients with serious cases of psoriasis, heightened the risk of heart attack and stroke, new research found no such link. This news is great for people with […]
Usually, the first thing you notice about someone’s face is their eyes. Therefore, it’s understandable that people with bald or sparse eyelashes might desire a fuller look. Eyelashes not only enhance the beauty of our eyes, but they also protect them from dust and damage. A recent study conducted by the University of Colorado and […]