Tag Archives: Skin

Too Much Time in the Sun? Skin Patch Might Tell

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new mint-sized, battery-free patch that alerts wearers to potentially harmful sunlight exposure in real time might become a powerful weapon in preventing skin cancer. Powered by the sun while designed to measure its rays, the patch automatically transmits sun readings to a user’s smartphone. It works wet… Read More »

Nanoneedle Skin Patch to Inject Drugs Into Cells

November 12th, 2018 Editors Dermatology, Materials, Nanomedicine Delivering drugs directly into skin cells using microscopic nanoneedles may allow for highly effective treatment of skin conditions without injuring the cells that are treated. Silicon nanoneedles have been developed in the past that can do such a trick, but they’re stiff and can be painful, in addition… Read More »