New hope for treatment for eczema sufferers as scientists discover protein behind dry and scaly skin Protein known as Ctip2 controls body fats that keep skin cells healthy and hydratedBut in people with eczema, it may malfunction, causing the characteristic dry, red, itchy skin Findings pave way for new treatments, say researchers By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:05 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:22 GMT, 3 January 2013 The main genetic cause of a common type of eczema has been discovered by scientists, leading to hopes of fresh treatment The main genetic cause of a common type of eczema has been discovered by scientists, leading to hopes of fresh treatment.
Talk about a double-header! Amazing photograph shows peculiar pelican with TWO HEADS in flight. Two heads are always better than one, the saying goes, although one feathered fowl may disagree.
Love it or hate it, Marmite could help doctors beat the MRSA superbug | UPDATED: 16:39 GMT, 27 August 2012 A Marmite ingredient could help doctors defeat the MRSA superbug, research suggests.
These species might be lesser-known but they are definitely not lesser-cute! From dik-diks to echidna puggles, learn to love all these baby weirdos!
The workout and diet of Mo Farah: Secrets of an Olympic body | UPDATED: 00:33 GMT, 7 August 2012 He's our golden boy after becoming the first Briton to win Olympic gold in the 10,000m — with hopes he can do the same in the 5,000m final this Saturday.
Man develops BUBONIC PLAGUE from stray cat bite and narrowly escapes death… but will have fingers and toes amputated