(Edsel Cook) For people who worry about the appearance of their skin as they grow older, a Japanese-led study recommends improving the levels of a collagen protein required by stem cells in the skin. The compounds Y27632 and apocynin may help in this regard by increasing collagen 17 levels.
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(Justin Deschamps) The notion that you can stop bathing regularly evinces disgust and revulsion responses in most people. This is partially due to the fact revulsions are culturally acquired, that is, you can learn to find some things disgusting simply because you’re surrounded by those who think so too. But what the herd does isn’t always what’s best for the individual. As a matter of fact, in most cases, the best thing to do is often to go against the norm.
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(Russel Davis) Cannabinoids may show potential in the treatment of various skin diseases, according to a recent analysis. Health experts at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus examined current literature on the effects of cannabinoids on skin diseases and confirmed that pharmaceutical products containing the compound may prove effective in treating eczema, psoriasis, and both atopic and contact dermatitis.
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