Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne

FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's no shortage of products out there that claim to treat the pimples that so often plague teen skin, but your body may already be making an effective treatment that just needs a little tweaking from science, a new study suggests.

Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes

FRIDAY, July 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Facial wrinkles -- such as so-called "laugh lines" or "crow's feet" -- are the bane of many aging adults. Now, new research on cadavers may offer some insight into why some skin creases are more pronounced than others.

New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'

THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sunburns are painful and potentially cancer-causing, but that hasn't stopped them from becoming an increasingly popular means of artistic expression.

Straight Talk About Poison Ivy

FRIDAY, July 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Reports that poison ivy has gotten bigger, stronger or more prevalent are misleading, one dermatologist says.

Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise

WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary trial results suggest that an experimental psoriasis drug may control the chronic skin disease better than the current standard treatment.

Women's Faces Are Redder During Ovulation, Study Says

TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women's faces are redder than usual during ovulation, but this subtle change isn't detectable to the human eye, new research shows.

Health Tip: Treating Poison Ivy

(HealthDay News) -- If you've been exposed to poison ivy, a few suggestions can help ease the itch, prevent the rash's spread and reduce your risk of skin infection.

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne.

Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo

WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- It's only been tested in one patient so far, but researchers report that a drug for rheumatoid arthritis may be a promising treatment for the discoloring skin condition known as vitiligo.

New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with the skin disease psoriasis showed significant improvement when taking an experimental drug called ixekizumab, according to a late-stage, phase 3 clinical trial.