Dietary MCT Fat within Keto Diet Exacerbates Skin Inflammation

A new study shows that dietary fats within Keto diets are not equal in how they affect skin inflammation, according to a new study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, published by Elsevier. The investigators found that different ketogenic diets impacted skin inflammation differently in psoriasis form-like skin inflammation inRead …

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Anti-inflammatory Effect of the Botanical Naringin and Sericin Protein on Psoriasis

The pathogenesis of psoriasis is not entirely clear, but there is an association between the condition and autoimmunity. It is known that interleukin (IL)-23/Th17 cell axis plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. A new study in the BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine outlines a case study onRead …

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Study Validates 16th Century Traditional Chinese Medicine Use of Ginkgo Biloba as a Topical Antimicrobial

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Extracts from the seeds of the Ginkgo biloba tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections such as acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema, according to a study from Emory University. Frontiers in Microbiology published the results of laboratory experiments showing that the extracts inhibit the growth ofRead …

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