Posts Tagged ‘progeria’

New targeted therapies for genetically linked skin diseases

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Tuberous Sclerosis Topical Rapamycin could be used to treat facial angiofibromas (“Adenoma Sebaceum”) (link) (Archives of Dermatology, 2010) Neurofibromatosis (Recklinghausen’s Disease) Mast cells play an important role The c-Kit receptor on mast cells is stimulated by mediators that are liberated by Schwann cells The activation of mast cells then induces the liberation of maediators that […]

Ageing (Aging): Observations and Solutions (For professionals)

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Ageing (Aging): Observations and Solutions (For professionals) “With advancing age, skin functions deteriorate due to structural and morphologic changes. In particular, changes in skin barrier integrity, immune function, and nervous system occur, resulting in an incresaed prevalence of certain diseases. As the elderly population is rapidly increasing throughout the world, awareness of these diseases and […]

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