News

Archive by tag: skin cellsReturn
RSS
Common antioxidant could slow symptoms of aging in human skin
New work suggests that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical could slow the aging of human skin. The researchers found evidence that the chemical -- an antioxidant called methylene blue -- could slow or reverse several well-known signs of aging when tested in cultured human skin cells and simulated skin tissue.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: Skin, antioxidants, wrinkles, skin cells, aging | Comments: (0) | View Count: (738)
27

Skin stem cells used to generate new brain cells

posted on
Skin stem cells used to generate new brain cells
Using human skin cells, University of California, Irvine neurobiologists and their colleagues have created a method to generate one of the principle cell types of the brain called microglia, which play a key role in preserving the function of neural networks and responding to injury and disease.
Read More
| Categories: | Tags: Stem cells, skin cells, glia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, dementia | Comments: (0) | View Count: (711)