Tag Archives: Skin

Wearable heart rate sensor accuracy didn’t vary across skin tones in small Duke study

Dive Brief: A study of heart rate sensors on six wearable device models found accuracy fell by 30% on average when subjects were walking compared to when seated at rest. Skin tone variations did not significantly affect heart rate measurement accuracy, according to a group of researchers at Duke University’s Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics​.… 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 »

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome: Study – Times Now

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome: Study&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New York: Researchers have found that a common acne medication has the potential to alter the microbiome of the skin, raising the possibility of developing microbiome-based acne treatments. Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A, has been prescribed to treat acne for decades. It reduces… Read More »

The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts

The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded following a largescale systematic review of research. The review is published today (Dec 6th) in The Cochrane Library as part of a Special Collection of… Read More »

Mechanism for turning skin cells into blood stem cells uncovered

Researchers have succeeded in converting human skin cells into blood stem cells in an international collaboration project.  “This is a first step on the way to generating fully functional blood stem cells in a petri dish which, in the future, could be transplanted into patients with blood diseases”, says Filipe Pereira, the researcher from Lund… Read More »

The 8 Best Foundations for Acne-Prone Skin, According to Dermatologists – Self

I spend a lot of time figuring out which makeup products will work best for my combination skin. Not only do I tend to have a super-shiny T-zone by lunchtime, but I also get unexpected breakouts on a semi-regular basis. Fortunately, it’s OK to cover zits with makeup as long as you’re treating the skin… Read More »

How to Beat Dry Skin All Year Long

Learn how to beat dry skin all year long! Dry skin… why does it always seem to invite itself along when it isn’t wanted? Spring, summer, fall and winter – here it comes, perhaps popping up in different areas depending on the weather. It’s common, we all deal with it – which is why everywhere… Read More »