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Wisconsin scientists develop quick botox test

...e Botox, which, in minute doses, is widely used in cosmetic procedures to smooth frown lines and wrinkles. Last year, Chapman's group identified the mechanism by which the toxin enters cells. Inside the cell, the toxin targets three key proteins, which are essential for mediating the release of chemical signa...

MacroPore - adipose-derived cells - potential to engraft & differentiate into heart muscle

...he company is exploring include bone regeneration, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and wound healing....

Top US scientist honored with prestigious award

...eive this distinction. L'ORAL, the world's leading cosmetic company, and UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization dedicated to collaboration among nations, this year celebrates the sixth anniversary of the L'ORAL UNESCO For Women In Science awards partnership, with a promi...

UN report: Accelerate global agreement to oversee exploitation of South Pole 'extremophiles'

...tic green algae was patented in Germany for use in cosmetic skin treatment; In 1997, a patent was granted by the Russian patent office for the production of biologically active substances with antitumour properties extracted from a strain of Antarctic black yeast; An application currently with the US Patent...

Texas A&M, Ecor Corp. sign deal to produce health-related proteins

...could develop allergies, or even disease, from the cosmetic injections. But that risk may soon be eliminated ...s a drug factory to produce proteins, not just for cosmetic uses but for use in treating a wide variety of human diseases," said Dr. Erik Mirkov, a virologist a...

Examining the healing mystery of Aloe

...ing used in lotions and medicines, in recent years cosmetic companies have used Aloe vera in a variety of products, especially moisturizers. ...

New technology creates 'super soap'

...Latin America. MAT is based on three commonly used cosmetic ingredients--petrolatum, dimethicone, and polyquaternium--that prevent bacteria from adhering to the skin. The researchers hypothesize that MAT ingredients deposit a thin film on the surface of the skin, blocking specific bacteria-binding sites and/o...

Anthrax drugs used to treat adults can treat children, too

...ug seems to have fewer adverse cosmetic effects on teeth than do older tetracyclines." Although cipro studies in young animals have linked the drug to damage in the joints, similar complications in humans haven't ...

Adult human breast stem cell candidate found

...ith tissue obtained from human patients undergoing cosmetic breast reduction surgery, Dr. Petersen and colleagues isolated a luminal epithelial cell population referred to as MUC-/ESA+ for the cell-type specific markers that were used to identify it. After establishing a MUC-/ESA+ cell line, the researchers ...

Babies born with penis developmental disorder happier when raised male, say Johns Hopkins researchers

...sive feminizing treatments to achieve satisfactory cosmetic and functional outcome for her genitalia. "Patients reared male considered themselves to be masculine and those raised female considered themselves to be feminine," Wisniewski says. "Our recommendation that babies be raised male is based not on pr...

Gene therapy and sickle cell disease: Religious perspectives

...nstead at enhancing human performance or effecting cosmetic changes to meet some idealized human form. It also must not be used to modify the germ line since humans cannot know enough about themselves and their environment to be able to safely modify themselves and future generations. 3. Rev. Aaron J. Joh...

Rutgers professor details how polymers improve drug delivery and make possible crystal-clear water-based cosmetics

...Polymers that may improve drug delivery or enhance cosmetic products were highlighted in a paper presented Mon...right now," she noted, "judging from the number of cosmetic companies that have expressed interest in the concept. "Cosmetics weren't my first goal," ad...

Research on lead poisoning, hair styling and artists oil paints will be featured at Towson University gathering of worlds largest scientific society

...onally, life style, environment and application of cosmetic treatments such as styling mousse can alter color ...ever Research, Edgewater, NJ) How sunbathing and cosmetic chemical treatments affect hair at molecular level - Exposure to sun, particularly during summer, a...

UCLA/Pitt researchers transform human fat into bone, muscle, cartilage

...and inexpensive to obtain. It even has a secondary cosmetic benefit. "Our findings show that fat is not the tissue we once thought. Just as the Industrial Revolution transformed oil from trash to treasure, our research shows that unwanted human fat actually is a vigorous tissue with a tremendous amount of p...

Book examines all aspects of nutrition for dogs and cats

...on cat and dog nutrition contains more than just a cosmetic makeover. It looks at current nutritional fads and fallacies, and provides a road map for choosing food. It also considers the nutrient needs of neonatal puppies and kittens and such issues as diet and dental health and nutritional needs of pets wi...

Mountain Lake Hotel places environmental book in rooms

...ard to these serious matters, not train themin the cosmetic arts."...

Fighting skin cancers with computers and technology

...rmaltissue. The procedure is designed to optimize cosmetic results whilesimultaneously achieving the highest possible cure rate....

Tip Sheet: Papers At IADR Meeting

...f the whole head and face. Of course, cavitiesand cosmetic dentistry still get a fair amount of attention, too. This wholespectrum of dental research trends is reflected in presentations researchersfrom the University of Michigan School of Dentistry will make at the annualmeeting of the International Assoc...

Clemson Researchers Turn Crabshells Into New Product Lines

...feed supplement for hogsand as a seed coating. The cosmetic industry uses it in shampoos and facecreams. "Chitin is the second most abundant natural polymer in the world aftercellulose," Thomas said. "We're just beginning to explore all its possibleapplications." Gordon's South Carolina Crab ...

New Gene Therapy Strategy Keeps Muscles Strong In Old Age: Possibilities Seen For Disease Treatment, But Also For Athletic Or Cosmetic Enhancements

...could easily be used inhumans for athletic or even cosmetic enhancements and not only for limitingage-related muscle loss or for treating diseases of the muscle," Sweeney notes. Elisabeth R. Barton-Davis, PhD, is the lead author on the study, andDaria I. Shoturma is a coauthor. The remaining coauthors...

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