Sugar and the skin

Dr Beth Briden summarises the effects of glycation on the skin, and how antioxidants such as gluconolactone, lactobionic acid and maltobionic acid can help fight the negative effects of advanced glycation end products


Excessive grinding and clenching of teeth, otherwise known as bruxism, can lead to tooth wear, jaw disorders,headaches and hypertrophy of the muscles of mastication. Professor Bob Khanna discusses his preferred treatment approach, using a combination of botulinum toxin and occlusal therapy

Depression and expression

Can we improve our mood by smiling more or frowning less? Dr Raj Persaud surveys the latest research into the use of botulinum toxin to treat depression

Lifestyle and ageing

Lifestyle choices are critical influences on how long we are likely to live and how good our skin will look along the way. In the second of her two-part series, Dr Stefanie Williams looks at how stress can be a significant ageing factor, not only for our skin, but our entire body.