Dark-skinned teens, females prime targets of acne’s psychological fallout

A more aggressive approach to treating acne that marries the disciplines of psychology and dermatology is needed, according to two UC Riverside psychology researchers. They also assert that women and people with darker skin disproportionately suffer from acne’s psychological impacts. “Acne is pervasive, physically harmless, and painless, so we all-too-often underestimate its impacts as the…

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New synthetic peptides could attenuate atherosclerosis

Research over the last 20 years has shown that atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the arterial blood vessel wall. Soluble mediators such as cytokines and chemokines are pivotal players in this disease, promoting vascular inflammation. However, the development of anti-inflammatory therapeutics directed against such mediators that could prevent atherosclerosis has proven difficult, despite…

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Nordstrom Collaborates With Black Creatives For Concept 012: Black_Space

“Black is the renaissance of culture,” says Marcus Paul, one of the five Black creatives tapped by Sam Lobban, Nordstrom SVP Designer and New Concepts. Nordstrom honors Black culture and Black History Month through their newest pop-up shop, Concept 012: Black_Space. New Concepts is a platform that demonstrates Nordstrom’s commitment to bringing upcoming designers to…

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