A diet without refined carbohydrates reduces acne

New research suggests that reducing the intake of refined carbohydrates and foods with high glycemic index, helps to reduce acne. Dr. Hoon Kwon Hyuck, of Seoul National University in South Korea, has dedicated the last years of his career to identify the relationship of certain foods with the development of acne in adolescents and adults, and the conclusions his work have yielded that carbohydrates and foods with high glycemic index (GI) may contribute to the development of acne lesions in different parts of the body. At the World Congress of…

Acne in adulthood, food is not responsible for this

It is estimated that 12 % of women and 3 % of men continue with problems of acne during adulthood, this proves that this problem is not only a hormonal or feeding concern, but it is a reflection of another type of conditions, habits and genetic inheritance. According to Dr. Joshua Zeichner (((Link in the name http://www.zeichnerdermatology.com/))), director of cosmetics and clinical research in the Department of Dermatology of Mount Sinai Hospital, the skin is a reflection of our mood, emotions, health and our hygiene because pimples and blackheads never…

The possible risks when having a tattoo

  A recent research of the Medical Center Langone, of the University of New York (NYU), found that approximately 6 % of people with a tattoo suffer from eruptions, severe swelling and itching during months or even years. It is estimated that one of every five adult people in West countries have at least one tattoo. Due to popularity of tattoos, it is important to know the risks involved on this practice in dermatological terms. For many years, the risk has been highlighted about the fact of having a tattoo…

The protein that silences biological clock for a new treatment against skin cancer, among other types.

A new protein that is related to several kinds of cancer, including skin cancer, and is able to suppress biological clock that controls cicardian pulses of the whole body, was discovered by a group of scientists of California University, Santa Cruz. This finding can mean the development of new therapies and most effective treatments. Scientists of California University, Santa Cruz, have discovered PASD1, a protein related to a lot of kinds of cancer, including melanoma or skin cancer, and is able to suppress biological clock of body, responsible of controlling…

The consumption of citric products and be exposed to sun radiation can increase the risk of melanoma or skin cancer.

A new study, published on magazine Journal of Clinical Oncology (((link: http://jco.ascopubs.org/))) suggests that the excessive consumption of citric products along with a long exposure to sunlight, could increase the risk of having melanoma or skin cancer. A study performed by the Department of Dermatology of Warren Alpert Medical School, of Brown University, in the United States, suggests that the consumption of great quantities of citric products, particularly grapefruit juice, could increase up to three times the risk of having skin cancer or melanoma. Although the main risk factor in…