A one centimeter sized chip that can be inserted under the skin, and feeding into a special patch with results transmitted to a smartphone, could be the answer to health monitoring and disease detection.
Space travel is back in the news again, with talk of a mission to Mars and perhaps further within the galaxy. Yet many questions about human physiology and space travel remain unanswered. Here, scientists have stumbled on a new risk: thinning skin.
The relationships between microbial communities on skin and amphibian disease resistance have been explored. This is in relation to combating a frog-killing fungus called Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.
In the northern hemisphere many regions carry the risk of frostbite as the wintry weather moves towards its peak. Digital Journal has heard from a leading dermatologist about some top tips for avoiding frostbite.
Melasma is a common skin problem that causes brown to gray-brown patches on the face. A top dermatologist has provided Digital Journal readers with some useful advice for those with the condition.
One severe sunburn during a child’s first 15 years could double the chance of developing skin cancer as an adult. To find out some top tips for keeping safe in the summer, Digital Journal spoke with a leading health expert.
A new bioprinting method has created intricately patterned 3-D tissue constructs with multiple types of cells and tiny blood vessels. Researchers are hopeful that printing living tissue will soon be possible.
A novel combination anti-psoriasis therapy has potential for superior and longer-lasting therapeutic effects than current topical treatments. This is by targeting genetic abnormalities in deeper layers of the skin.