Category: Skin

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COVID and the Skin: More than Just Skin Deep

by Dr. Shahrzad Alimohammadi and Edited by Dr. Christopher M. Cirino The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic erupted in early December 2019 and spread worldwide in the ensuing months. SARS-CoV-2 causes mild to severe respiratory infections and gastrointestinal, neurological, and dermatological complications (Li et al. 2020; Singh et al. 2021). […]

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The Function of Skin: A Close-up Look at 5

As the largest organ of the body with an area of approximately 20 square feet, human skin forms a barrier between the body organs and the environment .

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Insulin Resistance: What it is and 9 ways to Counteract it

Summary Insulin resistance is a metabolic condition that results from a diet high in processed foods. It’s incredible to imagine that every function in our bodies, including what we eat, requires gene activation; every morsel of food has a purpose. Our bodies metabolize following gene signals released in […]

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Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer: Types, Risk Factors, and 4 Take-Home Tips

by Dr. Christopher M. Cirino and Dr. Shahrzad Alimohammadi

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Your Skin and Aging: Seven Things to Know to Protect It

Dr. Shahrzad Alimohammadi, PharmD, PhD Candidate Introduction Skin is one of the most complicated organs in the human body when it comes to structure and function. It serves as a physical barrier, prevents electrolyte and water loss, regulates body temperature, and aids the immune system in fighting pathogens. […]

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