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Published Lab-spun sponges form perfect scaffolds for growing skin cells to heal wounds (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new technique for electro-spinning sponges has allowed scientists to directly produce 3D scaffolds -- on which skin grafts could be grown from the patient's own skin.
Published Avid appetite in childhood linked to later eating disorder symptoms (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
The study looked at survey data from 3,670 young people in the UK and the Netherlands to investigate how appetite traits in early childhood might relate to the likelihood of developing eating disorder symptoms up to 10 years later. The researchers found that a particularly high food responsiveness, defined as the urge to eat when you see, smell or taste palatable food, at the ages of four and five was linked to a higher likelihood of reporting a range of eating disorder symptoms at ages 12 to 14.
Published Could ultra-processed foods be the new 'silent' killer? (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Hundreds of novel ingredients never encountered by human physiology are now found in nearly 60 percent of the average adult's diet and nearly 70 percent of children's diets in the U.S. An emerging health hazard is the unprecedented consumption of these ultra-processed foods in the standard American diet. This may be the new 'silent' killer, as was unrecognized high blood pressure in previous decades. Physicians provide important insights in a battle where the entertainment industry, the food industry and public policy do not align with their patients' needs.
Published Protein-rich breakfast boosts satiety and concentration (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new study has explored the link between diet and cognitive function, and the results reveal that a protein-rich breakfast can increase satiety and improve concentration. This is important knowledge in a society with increasing obesity rates and lifestyle-related diseases.
Published Turning back the clock on photoaging skin (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new study examines dermal injections and their impact on skin aging.
Published Wound-homing molecule accelerates tissue repair (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Medical researchers have found a peptide which, when administered intravenously, homes in on the new blood vessels that are forming in damaged tissue. The peptide has been used as a delivery vehicle for therapeutics targeted at regenerating tissues. A new study has discovered that the peptide activates the natural healing mechanism in the tissue, accelerating regeneration. The finding opens new opportunities to treat not only skin wounds, but also any injuries resulting from accidents and traumas, such as ruptured muscles and fractured bones.
Published Non-invasive techniques to detect skin cancer (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A study has demonstrated that the appearance of ageing skin looks noticeably different compared to younger skin, when examined under polarized laser light. The scientists believe that their new finding could pave the way for new, non-invasive light-based techniques to detect diseases, including cancer, in older individuals. This could significantly enhance early-stage treatment options for various skin conditions.
Published Doctors have more difficulty diagnosing disease when looking at images of darker skin (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Doctors do not perform as well diagnosing skin diseases when the patient has darker skin, according to a new study. The researchers found assistance from artificial intelligence could improve doctors' accuracy, but those improvements were greater in patients with lighter skin.
Published Small RNAs take on the big task of helping skin wounds heal better and faster with minimal scarring (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
New findings report that a class of small RNAs (microRNAs), microRNA-29, can restore normal skin structure rather than producing a wound closure by a connective tissue (scar). Any improvement of normal skin repair would benefit many patients affected by large-area or deep wounds prone to dysfunctional scarring.
Published Understanding rapid weight loss in older women: Message from the heart (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Unexplained rapid weight loss in older people could be a sign of underlying disease and can be linked with increased risk of falls and fractures, as well as a poorer long-term prognosis.
Published Sweat-resistant wearable robot sensor (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A joint research team has developed a stretchable and adhesive microneedle sensor that can be attached to the skin and stably measure high-quality electrophysiological signals for a long period of time.
Published Study urges people to think twice before going on a diet (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
A new qualitative study highlights the negative interpersonal and psychological consequences associated with 'yo-yo dieting,' also known as weight cycling. The work underscores how toxic yo-yo dieting can be and how difficult it can be for people to break the cycle.
Published Study could pave the way for better diagnosis of rare genetic diseases (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Using groundbreaking CRISPR technology, a team of researchers has activated genes in easily accessible cells, which could revolutionize the understanding and diagnosis of genetic diseases.
Published 'Furry fruit' improves mental health -- fast (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Kiwifruit has proven itself as a powerful mood booster and new research has shown just how fast its effects can be.
Published Scientists identify how dietary restriction slows brain aging and increases lifespan (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Restricting calories is known to improve health and increase lifespan, but much of how it does so remains a mystery, especially in regard to how it protects the brain. Scientists have now uncovered a role for a gene called OXR1 that is necessary for the lifespan extension seen with dietary restriction and is essential for healthy brain aging.
Published Researchers discover potential microbiome links to skin aging (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Recent findings have identified a potential new link to signs of skin aging -- the skin microbiome, the collection of microorganisms that inhabits our skin.
Published A more eco-friendly facial sheet mask that moisturizes, even though it's packaged dry (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
Starting a new year, many people pledge to enact self-care routines that improve their appearance. And facial sheet masks soaked in skin care ingredients provide an easy way to do this. However, these wet masks and their waterproof packaging often contain plastics and preservatives. Now, a study reports a dry-packaged hydrating facial mask that is made of biobased and sustainable materials.
Published Smart skin bacteria are able to secrete and produce molecules to treat acne (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
An experimental study has shown that a type of skin bacterium can efficiently be engineered to produce a protein to regulate sebum production. This application could treat acne without compromising the homeostasis of the entire skin microbiome.
Published Drugs used to treat Type 2 diabetes reduce alcohol cravings, use in individuals with obesity (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
An analysis of those posts, together with a remote study of individuals with obesity who reported using semaglutide and tirzepatide, found that the drugs decreased cravings and reduced alcohol consumption, according to a new study.
Published Hearing loss increases the risk of dementia (via sciencedaily.com) Original source
In a new study featuring data from 573,088 people, researchers have found a link between hearing loss and the development of dementia. The study is the largest of its kind to date.