All posts in Aging

inflammation

Inflamm’aging: a Unifying Theory of Life, Death, Aging, and Beauty

Inflammation (Latin, īnflammō, “I ignite, set alight”) is part of the complex biological response within tissues to harmful things, such as infectious agents (bacteria, viruses, etc), damaged cells, or irritants […]

fibrosis

Skin So Soft or Skin of Steel? Something Askew with Avon Anew.

What if I told you that Avon is widely promoting a new product, and proudly proclaiming that it works by causing fibrosis, a pathological process that can distort and scar […]

woman

Menopause, Aging Skin, and “What’s a Girl to Do?”

Because the skin is our “visible” part, it gets more than its share of notice as we age, from others and from ourselves. What many may not realize is that, […]

cytokines

Stem Cells and Skin Part 3: It's the Cytokines

As human stem cells and their role in skin physiology, wound repair, aging, and rejuvenation is the subject of our own work, we have a lot to say on the […]

aging face

Skin & Human Stem Cells : An Introduction

We have a lot of knowledge to share with you about stem cells and their value in skin care.  We thought we would start with a current review of ongoing […]

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