A joint research effort by Amorepacific and Samsung Medical Centre has demonstrated the efficacy of a moisturiser with high ceramide content in treating skin dryness in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.
A ruling this week from US District Judge Freda Wolfson in New Jersey allows testimony from plaintiffs’ medical and scientific experts, including specialists in gynecologic oncology, cancer prevention research, and occupational and environmental health....
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world but it is also one of the most preventable. Here we take a look at some of the facts, and what has been happening to raise awareness in the cosmetics industry.
Triclosan has been under scrutiny in the cosmetics industry for a number of years, and now a new study has linked it with liver cancer in laboratory mice. While not dismissing the study, industry says cosmetics products are still safe and a full assessment...
A US company making a beauty from within supplement containing a telomerase active ingredient is being put to the test over its marketing claims by a former employee who has taken out a global class action lawsuit.
New research in England has found that there is no link between the use of underarm cosmetics and breast cancer, and has suggested that as parabens are measurable in the tissue of women who do not use these products, they must enter the breast from other...
New research has shown that a compound that gives red and purple fruits and vegetables their colour could hit store shelves within the year as a new ingredient in both cosmetic and food products, with the former due to be developed first.
Skin cancer may be prevented and treated by a molecule that
re-activates the body's own defence mechanisms, according to
scientists, who suggest the molecule may one day be incorporated
into sun care products.
A Which? magazine survey has once again brought to the fore the
potential hazards of certain chemicals used in hair dye products,
suggesting that there are several highly allergenic and potentially
carcinogenic chemicals still widely...
Cancer Research UK states that incidences in skin cancer have
almost doubled in the past decade, despite surveys suggesting that
the public are aware of the risks. Is a new approach to safe-sun
Scientists at the University of Bath in the UK say that their
research work could eventually lead to the development of an
ingredient that could be used to actively repair sunburnt skin and
help prevent the onset of cancer.
A new French study throws further evidence on the fact that
individuals in regular contact with hair dyes formulated before
1980 - particularly hair care professionals - have a higher risk of
developing lymphoma, reports Simon Pitman.
Hair dye - previously associated with arthritis, foetal damage and
bladder cancer - has once again been placed under the spotlight.
This time a new study asserts that dye formulation has been found
to increase the risk of non-Hodgkin...