Peer-reviewed Articles

36 downloads
178 views

The incidence of cutaneous melanoma (CM) has rapidly increased over the past four decades. CM is often overlooked in East Asian populations due to its low incidence, despite East Asia making up 22% of the world’s population. Since the 1990s, Caucasian populations...

["Dermatology","Epidemiology","Oncology","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2809
92 downloads
428 views

Objective The skin is an important immunological barrier of the body as well as an optimal route for vaccine administration. Gua Sha, which involves press-stroke treatment of the skin, is an effective folk therapy, widely accepted in East Asia, for various symptoms;...

["Dermatology","Immunology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2451
153 downloads
582 views

Skin diseases constitute an essential health and aesthetic problem in the elderly. The aim of the study was to evaluate the knowledge of the elderly residents of public nursing homes and participants of the University of the Third Age in Bialystok, Poland surrounding...

["Dermatology","Geriatrics","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2028
299 downloads
847 views

Background. Emerging research revealed the essential role of mitochondria in regulating stem/progenitor cell differentiation of neural progenitor cells, mesenchymal stem cells and other stem cells through reactive oxygen species (ROS), Notch or other signaling...

["Cell Biology","Developmental Biology","Dermatology","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1821
2 citations
322 downloads
961 views

Background. Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol that exhibits anti-inflammatory effects. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of resveratrol treatment on epithelium-derived cytokines and epithelial apoptosis in a murine model of atopic dermatitis-like...

["Allergy and Clinical Immunology","Dermatology","Immunology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1889
268 downloads
620 views

Background. Leprosy reactions are acute inflammatory episodes that occur mainly in the multibacillary forms of the disease. The reactions are classified as type 1 (reverse reaction) or type 2 (erythema nodosum leprosum). Leprosy-associated oxidative stress has...

["Dermatology","Infectious Diseases","Metabolic Sciences"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1799
3 citations
1,046 downloads
9,583 views

An ever expanding body of research investigates the human microbiome in general and the skin microbiome in particular. Microbiomes vary greatly from individual to individual. Understanding the factors that account for this variation, however, has proven challenging,...

["Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Genomics","Microbiology","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1605
141 downloads
587 views

Background. Nd:YAP laser is widely used to investigate the nociceptive and pain systems, generating perpetual and laser-evoked neurophysiological responses. A major procedural concern for the use of Nd:YAP laser stimuli in experimental research is the risk of skin...

["Neuroscience","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Dermatology","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1577
1 citation
183 downloads
734 views

Context. During the late 1990s, insecticide resistance had rendered a number of treatment products ineffective; some companies saw this as an opportunity to develop alternative types of treatment. We investigated the possibility that a surfactant-based lotion containing...

["Clinical Trials","Dermatology","Drugs and Devices","Nursing","Public Health"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1368
2 citations
828 downloads
977 views

Tyrosinase is a well-known key enzyme in melanin biosynthesis and its inhibitors have become increasingly important because of their potential use as hypopigmenting agents. In the present study, the anti-melanogenic effect of aqueous and ethanolic extracts from...

["Biochemistry","Plant Science","Dermatology","Drugs and Devices"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1305
8 citations
803 downloads
1,950 views

Hair from different individuals can be distinguished by physical properties. Although some data exist on other species, examination of the individual molecular differences within the human hair shaft has not been thoroughly investigated. Shotgun proteomic analysis...

["Biochemistry","Biodiversity","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.506
7 citations
701 downloads
893 views

Skin and subcutaneous tissues are the origin of most common neoplasms affecting dogs, accounting for approximately one third of all tumors encountered in the species. Surgical excision is frequently the best chance for a cure; determining factors influencing the...

["Veterinary Medicine","Dermatology","Pathology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.307
25 citations
2,040 downloads
21,564 views

Diverse bacterial communities live on and in human skin. These complex communities vary by skin location on the body, over time, between individuals, and between geographic regions. Culture-based studies have shown that human to human and human to surface contact...

["Biodiversity","Biogeography","Ecology","Microbiology","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.53
26 citations
1,048 downloads
6,169 views

Genome-wide microarray technology has facilitated the systematic discovery of diagnostic biomarkers of cancers and other pathologies. However, meta-analyses of published arrays often uncover significant inconsistencies that hinder advances in clinical practice....

["Bioinformatics","Cell Biology","Computational Biology","Genomics","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.49
11 citations
901 downloads
2,151 views

Cannabinoid receptors (CB) are expressed throughout human skin epithelium. CB1 activation inhibits human hair growth and decreases proliferation of epidermal keratinocytes. Since psoriasis is a chronic hyperproliferative, inflammatory skin disease, it is conceivable...

["Histology","Anatomy and Physiology","Dermatology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.40

Top subject areas - Articles

Top subject areas - People

View all subject areas