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Plant stem cells
Nov05

Plant stem cells

Brenda Cumming demystifies the origin and role of plant stem cells in clinical skincare today

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Facial acupuncture
Oct06

Facial acupuncture

Collagen stimulation, cell regrowth and increased immunity against external damage are all benefits of facial acupuncture and acupressure, writes Dr Bianka Toebben

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Lifestyle and ageing
Jul07

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.

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Hormone balance
Jul07

Hormone balance

Different types of hormones have different effects on our skin. As we age our hormones can become imbalanced and cause skin problems and ageing. Dr Terry Loong shares some common hormonal problems affecting the skin and reveals some simple actions for hormone and skin optimisation

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Lifestyle and ageing
May03

Lifestyle and ageing

By cutting out the healthy fats needed for optimal skin function, many low-fat diets can cause accelerated skin ageing. In the first of a two-part series, Dr Stefanie Williams investigates the effects of diet on skin ageing processes, particularly oxidative stress, glycation and inflammation

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The melanoma epidemic
May03

The melanoma epidemic

With skin cancer rates quadrupling in the last 40 years, patient education and a daily prevention strategy could help to slow the incidence of malignant melanoma, write Dr Carl Thornfeldt and Dr Mervyn Patterson

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Gold standard nutrition
Jan09

Gold standard nutrition

Diet is vital for optimal health and should not be viewed simply as a means to achieving weight loss. Dr Simon Poole discusses what practitioners should be advising patients about good nutrition

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The mother hormone
Jan09

The mother hormone

Research suggests supplements of the natural hormone DHEA can boost immunity as well as predict, treat or prevent age-related disease.
Dr Carlos A Roman surveys the evidence

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SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0
Nov19

SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0

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Targeting ptosis
Nov09

Targeting ptosis

Drooping of the eyelid, or ptosis, is a side effect of botulinum toxin injections, which can be caused by poor injection technique. Dr Zahida Butt describes the side effects and contraindications using apraclonidine, or Iopidine, to treat Botox-induced ptosis

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