Growing numbers of residents in areas of southern Taiwan where floodwaters from Typhoon Morakot have yet to fully recede are experiencing skin disease because of their exposure to contaminated water.
Ozone gas enters not only the lungs but also the human skin, potentially causing health problems, according to a study made public Monday by the US Academy of Sciences.
A test of lipsticks commissioned by a German consumer protection magazine has found more than half of them to be potential health hazards.
Before sun worshippers relax on the beach they should apply sunscreen cream at least twice, according to a Munich dermatologist.
Keelung Hospital recently unveiled a new skin resurfacing C6 laser that reportedly delivers results without the dreaded side effect of hyperpigmentation.1 Comment
Colleen Delsack is a 47-year-old single mother who can't seem to find a steady job, and she worries that her age may have something to do with it.
Anti-ageing creams, sunscreen lotions and other cosmetic products made with nanotechnology will have to be more rigorously tested for safety before being sold in Europe as of 2012, according to new rules passed Tuesday by the European Parliament.
The lower the sun is in the sky, the less harmful its ultraviolet rays are for the body's skin, according to Professor Hans Meffert writing in the German medical journal, Aktuelle Dermatologie.
Scabies and the mites that cause them could be the source of an uncontrollable itch keeping a person awake at night, reports the German Professional Association of Dermatologists.
Natural cosmetics can cause skin irritations and allergic reactions similar to ordinary cosmetic products, dermatologists say.