Using a method originally developed to detect mad cow disease, researchers discovered that a simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: parkinsons-disease aging skin health-and-medicine medical-tests
New research upends ideas about why some moles become melanomas while others remain benign. The work could also pave the way for treatments.
Oct. 21, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: cancer skin melanoma health-and-medicine
Artificial intelligence and deep learning that look at "rash selfies" could offer a way to more accurately detect and identify Lyme disease.
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: skin infections ticks lyme-disease health-and-medicine
A new method can print wearable sensors directly onto skin without heat. The sensors could help monitor stats like temperature, heart performance, and more.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: nanotechnology skin sensors featured science-and-technology wearable-devices
Researchers are developing tattoo inks that do more than make pretty colors. Some can sense chemicals, temperature and UV radiation, setting the stage for tattoos that diagnose health problems.
Sept. 24, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: nanotechnology skin wearables diagnostics tattoos wearable-technology ultraviolet-radiation biosensors
A new study ties chronic itch to sleep loss and elevated levels of a blood protein often used to predict heart disease, researchers say.
Sept. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: heart-disease skin sleep health-and-medicine itch
Can a naturally occurring skin microbe help millions who suffer from eczema?
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: health medicine skin microbiome eczema skin-microbiome rash
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