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PubMed Articles [3030 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Structural properties of pepsin-solubilized collagen acylated by lauroyl chloride along with succinic anhydride.

The structural properties of pepsin-solubilized calf skin collagen acylated by lauroyl chloride along with succinic anhydride were investigated in this paper. Compared with native collagen, acylated c...

Chitin dipentanoate as the new technologically usable biomaterial.

In this article, the synthesis of novel biopolymer, chitin dipentanoate (Di-O-Valeryl Chitin, DVCH) has been described. DVCH is a chitin derivative esterified with two valeryl groups at positions 3 an...

Potential changes in the allergenicity of three forms of peanut after thermal processing.

This study aimed to analyze the influence of thermal processing on the IgE binding properties of three forms of peanut, its effects in the content of individual allergens and IgE cross-linking capacit...

A new species of Entobdella Blainville in Lamarck, 1818 (Monogenea: Capsalidae: Entobdellinae) from the Greenland halibut, Reinhardtius hippoglossoides.

A previously undescribed species of Entobdella is reported from the skin of the Greenland halibut, Reinhardtius hippoglossoides (Pleuronectiformes, Pleuronectidae). Entobdella whittingtoni sp. nov. di...

Evaluation of the expressions pattern of miR-10b, 21, 200c, 373 and 520c to find the correlation between epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and melanoma stem cell potential in isolated cancer stem cells.

Small non-coding RNAs named microRNAs (miRNAs) modulate some functions and signaling pathways in skin epithelial cells and melanocytes. They also function as oncogenes or tumor suppressors in malignan...

In vitro and in vivo analysis of human fibroblast reprogramming and multipotency.

Multipotent stem cells have potential therapeutic roles in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). However, the limited access to stem cell sources restricts their clinical application. To...

Radiation Dose and Hazard Assessment of Potential Contamination Events During Use of 223Ra Dichloride in Radionuclide Therapy.

An analysis is presented of the possible dosimetric consequences of various potential contamination events involving Ra dichloride (Xofigo), the FDA-approved therapeutic agent used in the treatment of...

Avoiding Skin Grafts: The Keystone Flap in Cutaneous Defects.

The Keystone Design Perforator Island Flap is a fasciocutaneous perforator flap resembling two end-to-end VY flaps. We used a modification of the original design to avoid extending the incision into a...

Effects of rapid wound sealing on survival and blood loss in a swine model of lethal junctional arterial hemorrhage.

Hemostatic gauzes, which must be packed into wounds and compressed for several minutes, may be of limited use for noncompressible wounds in junctional anatomic locations. Rapid mechanical wound sealin...

Polypodium Leucotomos Supplementation in the Treatment of Scalp Actinic Keratosis: Could It Improve the Efficacy of Photodynamic Therapy?

Actinic keratoses (AKs) are a common premalignant skin condition. Many treatments are available for AKs. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is one of the most effective treatments. However, major concerns exi...

News Articles [1911 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

MediCity Attracts New Globally-Driven Companies

Canadian company MetaOptima Technology Incorporated is one of five new companies to join MediCity, the UK’s rapidly-expanding innovation hub for consumer healthcare, medical technology, diagnost...

Cyclic Alopecia and Abnormal Epidermal Cornification in Zdhhc13-Deficient Mice Reveal the Importance of Palmitoylation in Hair and Skin Differentiation

Photoactivation of ROS Production In Situ Transiently Activates Cell Proliferation in Mouse Skin and in the Hair Follicle Stem Cell Niche Promoting Hair Growth and Wound Healing

3D Human Skin Models Could Replace Animal Testing to Assess Dermal Sensitivity to Medical Device

New research shows that exposing a 3D human skin tissue model to extracts of medical device materials can detect the presence of sensitizers known to cause an allergic response on contact in some indi...

Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Completion of the Second Successful Pivotal Phase III Study for Ozenoxacin

FAIRFIELD, N.J., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that its licensor, Ferrer, completed the second Phase III clinical study for Ozenoxacin, a no...

Pharmacy Times and U.S. News & World Report Name Cetaphil® the #1 Pharmacist Recommended Brand of Therapeutic Skin Care Cleansers

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cetaphil® brand of skin care products was recently awarded the honor of #1 Pharmacist Recommended brand for a third year in a row by Phar...

Tissue Regenix skin graft gets further Medicare approval

Tissue Regenix (LON:TRX) has increased Medicare coverage for skin graft product DermaPure to almost two-thirds of the US with First Coast Service Options' approval for the product. Medicare is the U...

Renowned Dermatologist Discusses Findings on Botox Skin Rejuvenation

Noted dermatologist Dr. Melda Isaac comments on a study in a Deccan Herald news report that found that Botox may help rejuvenate skin Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 30, 2015 A July 15 Deccan Herald ar...

Afro-Brazilians search DNA for pre-slavery origins

More than a century after slavery officially ended in Brazil, DNA tests are giving Afro-Brazilians the intriguing chance to find out who they are beyond mere skin color.

Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology

From skin disorders to the immune system, sex with archaic species changed Homo sapiens.

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Companies [131 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

PROFOOT Inc.

PROFOOT Inc. manufactures and distributes products that enhance personal health in the United States and internationally. Its product lines include insoles and inserts, corns, cal...

Equitance Equitance™

In Japan, clear, bright and luminous skin has been prized for centuries. Japanese women take a more holistic approach called “Bihada,” building on the Japanese belief th...

AOBiome

AOBiome LLC is developing a transformative, new class of products based on Ammonia Oxidizing Bacteria (AOB) to improve skin health and prevent or treat skin and inflammatory disea...

ASEA

ASEA, an emerging global leader in cellular health, is dedicated to providing a sustainable lifestyle by delivering high-quality cellular health products through a principle-based...

DermTech, Inc.

Headquartered in La Jolla, California, DermTech International (www.dermtech.com) is developing its proprietary EGIR(TM) (Epidermal Genetic Information Retrieval) technology for genomic-based, non-inva...

Scioderm, Inc.

Scioderm is a privately held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative therapies to address diseases with high need, including rare diseases. The ...

Dickinson Brands, Inc.

Dickinson Brands, Inc. is the world's leading distributor and marketer of witch hazel based products for skin and personal care. Established in 1997, Dickinson Brands brought toge...

Brickell Biotech, Inc.

Brickell Biotech, Inc. is a development-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative drug therapies for the treatment o...

AdvoCare International, LP

At AdvoCare, We Build Champions® through physical and financial wellness. Backed by the latest science, AdvoCare provides innovative nutritional, weight-management, sports perf...

Thorne Research, Inc.

Since 1984, Thorne Research has set the standard for exceptional quality manufacturing and formulation of premium hypoallergenic dietary supplements available through licensed hea...

Clinical Trials [1316 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Comparison of Vaccination Routes: Subcutaneous Versus Intramuscular Application of FSME-Immun®

FSME-Immun® is registered for application into the muscle. This study investigates if application under the skin leads to a comparable immune response.

Transdermal Patch to Monitor Inflammatory Biomarkers of GVHD

The aim of this study is to measure local inflammatory responses in patients undergoing an allogeneic stem cell transplant and attempt to define any set of biomarkers that are significantl...

A Trial of Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation for OAB

Overactive bladder causes urinary frequency, urgency and in some cases urgency incontinence. This study is testing the efficacy of transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (using skin patch...

Skin Ulcers Treatment With an Handicraft Topical Device

The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a handicraft topical device of negative pressure versus traditional healing treatment for skin ulcers in lower limbs; in patients wit...

MErCuRIC1: MEK and MET Inhibition in Colorectal Cancer

This trial is designed to try two new cancer drugs together for the first time. The investigators think that they might be effective in some types of bowel cancer. The first part of the t...

Skin Prep to Reduce Postoperative Shoulder Infection

Propionibacterium acnes is the most common pathogen identified from a surgical site infection in the shoulder. Standard skin preps do not prevent this type of infection. Patients will und...

EXPLORATORY STUDY TO COMPARE MECHANICAL PENETRATION ENHANCERS ON METVIXIA SKIN PENETRATION

Exploratory study to compare the effect on Metvixia skin penetration following various mechanical penetration enhancement techniques.

Hereditary Parkinson s Disease Natural History Protocol

Background: - Parkinson s disease is a disease of the nervous system that affects movement. People usually get it in their 70s or 80s. Early onset Parkinson s disease (EOPD) begins be...

Audiovisual Aid Pilot Study

Little is known about perioperative stress responses and possible anxiety mitigating factors like audiovisual aids or i.v. sedation. Most studies use surrogate markers and retrospective qu...

Natural History, Pathogenesis and Outcome of Melorheostosis A Rare Osteosclerotic Disease

Background: - The rare disease melorheostosis causes bones to thicken. This may lead to pain, and can affect bones, joints, and muscles. Researchers want to learn more about the disease a...

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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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