Tag Archives: Skin

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Six warning signs on your skin that indicate the condition

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition in the UK and often develops when a person is overweight or obese. It can lead to serious health complications, such as a heart attack, if left untreated, so it’s important to recognise symptoms as soon as possible. Itching of the skin, particularly itchiness around the genitals, is… Read More »

Flexible LED Sensor Monitors Blood-Oxygenation Levels Through Skin

Researchers at University of California Berkeley have developed a flexible sensor that can be placed on the skin to measure levels of blood oxygenation over a large area. The device could help in tracking wound healing, or in monitoring oxygenation levels in transplanted skin or organs. “When you hear the word oximeter, the name for… Read More »

Coffee may help your skin stay healthy

Here’s a medical news story that combines a common habit (drinking coffee) with a common skin condition (rosacea) — and it even has a happy ending. What is rosacea? Rosacea is probably something you’ve seen plenty of times and didn’t know what it was — or perhaps you have it yourself. It’s that pink or… Read More »