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PubMed Articles [3144 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Mutations in BALB Mitochondrial DNA Induce CCL20 Up-regulation Promoting Tumorigenic Phenotypes.

mtDNA mutations are common in human cancers and are thought to contribute to the process of neoplasia. We examined the role of mtDNA mutations in skin cancer by generating fibroblast cybrids harboring...

Biomarkers in psoriatic arthritis: recent progress.

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. About a quarter of patients with psoriasis of the skin will develop PsA, although it is currently challenging-if not i...

Biochemical characterisation and assessment of fibril-forming ability of collagens extracted from Bester sturgeon Huso huso×Acipenser ruthenus.

Collagens purified from Bester sturgeon organs were characterised biochemically, and their fibril-forming abilities and fibril morphologies formed in vitro clarified. Yields of collagens were 2.1%, 11...

Epidemiology of pediatric skin diseases in the mid-western anatolian region of Turkey.

Background: The field of pediatric dermatology has gained importance with the increment of pediatric patients and the discrepancy of their skin diseases with the adult versions. We aimed to describe f...

Prevalence of skin disorders among primary school children in Diyarbakir, Turkey.

Background. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of childhood dermatoses in Diyarbakir, which is located in the southeastern region of Turkey. Material and Method. This cross-sect...

Coexistence of psoriasis, and alopecia areata with trachyonychia in a pediatric patient with Turner Syndrome.

Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder characterized by abnormalities of the X chromosome. An association with many autoimmune diseases is described as well as skin diseases such as psoriasis, vitiligo...

Pyloric atresia: a report of 3 cases.

Pyloric atresia is a rare malformation of the alimentary tract. Fetal gastric dilatation and polihydramnios are the main prenatal sonographic findings. In 20% of the cases epidermolysis bullosa is ass...

Renal Pathology: SY23-2 HYPOCOMPLEMENTEMIC URTICARIAL VASCULITIS SYNDROME - A CASE REPORT.

Hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis syndrome (HUVS) is a rare immune-complex small vessel systemic vasculitis involving kidney in about 50% of patients. Characteristic clinical features are recur...

Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology: SY21-4 HTLV-1 INFECTION IN CHILDREN.

Human lymphotropic virus type I (HTLV-I) is endemic in Jamaica and is transmitted from mother to infant via breast milk. Thirty-two percent of those breastfed for ≥12 months show seroconversion but ...

Infectious Diseases and Tropical Disease Pathology: SS16-1 UNDERSTANDING ENTEROVIRUS 71 INFECTION AND NEUROPATHOGENESIS: PERSPECTIVE FROM HUMAN AND ANIMAL MODEL STUDIES.

Enterovirus 71 (EV71) (family Picornaviridae, genus Human Enterovirus A) causes the relatively mild hand, foot and mouth disease in children. However, rare complications including meningitis, acute tr...

News Articles [2313 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Rooms with water damage may be linked to skin problem in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Water damage in living rooms or children’s bedrooms, as confirmed by infrared cameras, could be associated with worse eczema in children, says a new study.

Wash Away the Five Most Common Handwashing Myths

Cintas and Henry the Hand Foundation team up for International Clean Hands Week, Sept. 21-27 Think you know how to wash your hands? Think again. A 2013 study showed tha...

On the slipperiness of banana peels, the appearance of Jesus' face in toast and the mental hazards cat ownership

Creative Commons/Marshall AstorThe 2014 Ig Nobel prizes were awarded Thursday night at Harvard University. Studies that investigated why banana peels are slippery, how reindeers react to humans dresse...

Update: AmpliPhi CEO Resigns, But Why?

By Trevor Lowenthal:In April, I wrote a PRO article on AmpliPhi Biosciences (OTCQB:APHB) with a thesis stating that ongoing clinical development of AMP-001 for lung infections in Cystic Fibrosis cause...

Afamelanotide Holds Promise as Vitiligo Treatment

A treatment regimen is safe and effective for restoring skin pigmentation in vitiligo patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. “Our findings offer patients with vitiligo worldwide a rene...

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. military troops deployed to sunny climates may have an increased risk of skin cancer, according to a new study. Many returning troops reported getting...

InventHelp® Client Designs a Convenient Contact-Lens Aid (BRK-710)

Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 "I have difficulty putting in my eye contacts, and I fear getting wrinkles due to stretching the skin around my eyes during the struggle," said a...

Shrink-wrapping spacesuits: Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skin

For future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing into a conventional, bulky, gas-pressurized suit, an astronaut may don a lightweight, stretchy garment,...

Can Macrocure Help Fix Your Wounded Portfolio?

By Diamond Technology Management:(Editors' Note: This article contains graphic images of skin wounds).Situation: Macrocure (NASDAQ:MCUR) recently went public at $10 per share. The company since then h...

Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (4530) - Product Pipeline Analysis, 2014 Update

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (4530) - Product Pipeline Analysis, 2014 Update is a new report from GlobalData published on 2014-09-03. This 26-pa...

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Companies [117 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

virtuwell

virtuwell is a 24/7 online clinic developed by HealthPartners, the largest consumer-governed nonprofit health care organization in the nation with a mission to improve health and ...

Strategic Science and Technologies LLC

Strategic Science and Technologies LLC (SST) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing first-in-class topical formulations of known pharmaceutical products. SST has bee...

H2Ocean

H2Ocean, who was recently featured in a TC Palm/Scripps News Article, specializes in developing natural products for safe and effective healing without using harmful chemicals. ...

Lautus Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Lautus Pharmaceuticals, LLC is a privately held pharmaceutical company headquartered in Summit, NJ. Lautus is dedicated to providing safe, effective and innovative products that p...

SkinAgain

SkinAgain (www.skinagain.com) is a revolutionary line of functional skin care products: Youth, Rescue, Relief and Vanish, formulated to quickly and effectively ...

wet n wild

For over 30 years, wet n wild has kept its promise to be the trusted beauty destination for women, inclusive of all age, ethnicity, skin color, and economic status. As tren...

MELA Sciences, Inc.

MELA Sciences is a medical device company developing dermatology diagnostics utilizing state-of-the-art optical imaging. The Company’s flagship product is MelaFind®, an FD...

Aclaris Therapeutics Inc.

Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc., started by the founders of Vicept Therapeutics, is a privately held specialty pharmaceutical dermatology company focused on the development of novel de...

Precision Dermatology Inc.

Headquartered in New York, New York and Cumberland, Rhode Island, Precision Dermatology is a fully-integrated dermatology company with a mission to deliver innovative therapies to...

Myo Technologies, Inc.

Myo Technologies, Inc. developed Myotonology®, the only U.S. patented, microcurrent skin toning treatment, and Myo Essentials®, a hypoallergenic, botanical skin...

Clinical Trials [1125 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Comparison of Immune Response in Normal Volunteers and Patients With Helminth Infections

This study will compare the structure, chemical composition and other characteristics of skin and blood in people with and without parasitic infections. Cell samples will be taken from bl...

Testosterone and Pain Sensitivity

This research is being done to see whether testosterone replacement in men who take opioid-based pain medications and have low testosterone levels will show improvement in pain tolerance, ...

Preoperative CHG Cloth

Demonstrate the reduction of bacteria on the skin

Evaluation of Skin Affix in the Emergency Room

Effectiveness of a surgical adhesive on wounds found in Emergency Medicine.

A Study of Beta-Lactam in Hospitalized Patients With Skin and Skin Structure Infections

This 3 arm study will compare the efficacy and safety of beta-lactam with that o f 'standard care' in patients with complicated skin and skin structure infection s requiring hospitalizatio...

Cidofovir in Treating HIV-Infected Patients With High-Grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesions of the Skin Near the Anus

RATIONALE: High-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions of the skin near the anus are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Antiviral drugs,, such as cidofovir, act against viruses and ...

Exploratory Study of Natural Killer Cells in Human Skin

Natural Killer (NK) cells play a unique role during innate immune responses as they are able to recognize and eliminate, without specific sensitization, tumors, microbe-infected cells as w...

A Study to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy of Infliximab in Chinese Participants With Moderate to Severe Plaque-type Psoriasis

The purpose of this study is to determine the superiority and efficacy of infliximab induction therapy in chinese participants with moderate to severe plaque-type psoriasis (scaly skin ras...

PPALM-Palm Oil and Pentoxifylline Against Late Morbidity

Side effects are common after treatment with radiotherapy for tumours in the pelvis and can affect the way the bowel and urinary system work as well as causing sexual difficulties, skin da...

Postoperative Pain and Skin Closure Methods After Cesarean Section

The study is looking at women undergoing cesarean section delivery of their baby. The purpose of this research study is to determine what type of skin closure after cesarean section helps...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The functions of the skin in the human and animal body. It includes the pigmentation of the skin.

The grafting of skin in humans or animals from one site to another to replace a lost portion of the body surface skin.

Maintenance of the hygienic state of the skin under optimal conditions of cleanliness and comfort. Effective in skin care are proper washing, bathing, cleansing, and the use of soaps, detergents, oils, etc. In various disease states, therapeutic and protective solutions and ointments are useful. The care of the skin is particularly important in various occupations, in exposure to sunlight, in neonates, and in PRESSURE ULCER.

Viscous, nauseating oil obtained from the shrub Croton tiglium (Euphorbaceae). It is a vesicant and skin irritant used as pharmacologic standard for skin inflammation and allergy and causes skin cancer. It was formerly used as an emetic and cathartic with frequent mortality.

A cosmetic technique that uses PLASMA GASES in therapeutic treatment to help achieve skin REJUVENATION or REGENERATION and delay SKIN AGING.

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