skin surface

Infectious bugs alter DNA to become resistant

November 14th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) The 'golden staph', a group of common infectious bugs inhabiting our skin surface, becomes resistant to antibiotics by just making a small change in its DNA, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fancy a tattoo? Beware of hepatitis virus (July 28 is World Hepatitis Day)

July 28th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A pair of wings on the back, a butterfly on the ankle or simply a pair of initials on the hand - beautifully designed tattoos ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Researchers certify healing power of honey

June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Honey has the power to heal wounds faster, besides making them smaller, says a new study.It has been used to treat wounds in humans since ancient ... Read more...

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Embarrassed by body odour? Here are some tips to get rid of it

May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Bharti Malhotra, 24, has been going through acute embarrassment due to her body odour. It has also crushed her confidence, especially after she was gifted ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Microdermabrasion And Its Various Benefits

August 27th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Medical microdermabrasion is an effective non-invasive treatment based procedure that is used to give a new look to the skin of a person. The treatment work ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, look younger without going under the knife: Study

August 6th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new approaches to look younger and slow ageing without having to undergo surgical processes.The new process addresses skin laxity by combining soft tissue fillers and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Huge circumcision programme gets under way in Southern Africa

July 22nd, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, July 22 (DPA) An unprecedented circumcision campaign covering 13 countries in East and Southern Africa is being unfolded in a bid to break the epidemic of AIDS that is wreaking havoc ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Germs really are good for us

November 23rd, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Staying too clean can harm skin's ability to heal itself, a new study has revealed.A research team from University of California, San Diego, have discovered that bacteria living ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, Viagra moisturiser that makes waistlines shrink

April 2nd, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Scientists are on their way to provide double bonanza to women looking for healthy skin - a moisturiser containing Viagra that could resolve cellulite issues.The drug sildenafil has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Herbal gulals passe, it’s now time for organic colours

March 6th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) Herbal gulals, which had become very popular in the past few years as people shunned toxic colours during the festival of Holi, are now facing stiff competition from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, a virtual hand that goes underneath the skin

August 15th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Surgeons would soon be able to reconstruct damaged hands more effectively, all thanks to computer animated models of hand that not only gives the image of life-like ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, sensors beneath skin surface to monitor chronic diseases

June 28th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 28 (ANI): Monitoring chronic conditions, such as diabetes, through sensors beneath the skins surface is quite convenient, but it triggers the fibroblast tissue capsule around the sensor. But ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, a wristband that could save lives of elderly and let bosses spy on employees

March 30th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Scientists in the US have developed a wrist device that could help save lives of thousands of elderly people as well as allow bosses to spy on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More sun exposure may reduce skin cancer risk in some people

January 8th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 8 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and colleagues in Norway has cited that sun exposure may boost up Vitamin-D ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ingredients in drug-like beauty aids improve skin

December 30th, 2007 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): A new study has shown that new ingredients in anti-aging products, which work like prescription drugs, improve skin.Researchers at the Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, North Carolina, have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |