Skin care
Saturday 25 April, 2015

App to offer real-time sun protection advice

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If your job requires you to stay outdoors for long, having this app on your smartphone that provides personalised, real-time advice may improve your sun protection behaviour, says a study. The Solar Cell app provides sun-protection advice based on UV (ultraviolet) Index forecasts and personal information from the users. It also alerts users to apply More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
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Fat cells shield against skin infections

Researchers have discovered that fat cells below the skin help protect you from bacteria  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Your skin too can detect sandalwood scent!

The nose is not the only place where olfactory receptors occur and researchers have now discovered that skin cells possess an olfactory receptor for sandalwood scent  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Fear of skin cancer motivates people to use sunscreen

When it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear may be good for you as researchers found that fear and worry about skin cancer had a bigger influence on people’s use of sunscreen than information  More...

By BioNews On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Summer skin care: Southern actors tell how

From homemade formulas, Ayurvedic solutions to dietary rules – male actors from the country’s southern film industry follow myriad ways to ensure their skin is well-cared for during summer. Vanity is More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, September 26th, 2012
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Researchers get skin virus to knock out acne

Researchers are harnessing a harmless virus living in the pores of  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Potential treatment to get rid of scars on skin discovered

A new research has offered a new strategy to reduce or eliminate scars on the skin  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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Cure for eczema comes closer to reality

An effective cure for inflammatory skin conditions like eczema is a step closer to reality  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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Ozone Ayurvedics plans to double turnover

Ozone Ayurvedics, an FMCG divison of the Ozone group of companies, is planing to double turnover to Rs.120 crore in 2011-12, a company official said here Thursday  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Nail salons and barbershop could up hepatitis transmission risk

According to a new report, the risk of contracting hepatitis from reusable instruments used in nail salons and barbershop visits cannot be excluded  More...