Psoriasis drug called candidate for Alzheimer's treatment


A drug used to treat a chronic skin infection holds promise for stimulating a certain enzyme in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, according to a new study.

Molecule could be harnessed to improve healing of chronic wounds, researchers say


Immune system cells in the skin promote wound healing by producing a particular molecule, according to newly published research. The discovery could lead to more effective treatments for diabetic ulcers and other chronic wounds common in the elderly.