Journal of Skin and Stem Cell: Mar 2016, 3 (1), 5 articles.
Review Article
Laila Shirbeigi, Laleh Oveidzadeh, Zahra Jafari, Monireh Sadat Motahari Fard, Parvin Mansouri
Iranian traditional medicine (ITM) is based on humoral theory. Temperament or Mizaj is the result of a combination of four cardinal humors. They are blood, phlegm, yellow bile (Safra) and black bile (melancholy). Like any other disease, acne is the result of humoral imbalance. Acne is a ... read more
Review Article
Mahdis Mojtabaee, Roshanak Mokaberinejad, Samira Adhami, Parvin Mansouri, Mohammadreza Rahbar
Melasma (called Kalaf in Iranian traditional medicine) is a common acquired hypermelanosis that affects sun-exposed areas of skin. Several factors including exposure to sunlight, pregnancy, and endocrine diseases increase the risk for Melasma. In traditional medicine, antecedent philosophers and physicians have tried to understand the nature and ... read more
Research Article
Ozge Sezin Somuncu, Ezgi Kasikci, Salih Somuncu, Pakize Neslihan Tasli, Fikrettin Sahin
A previous study performed by the authors of the current study revealed the characterization and differentiation of newly defined stem cells known as human newborn foreskin stem cells (hnFSSCs). According to their stem cell properties, this study aimed at investigating myogenic differentiation and related tissue engineering. Human ... read more
Case Report
Nooshafarin Kazemikhoo, Parvin Mansouri
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune illness characterized by production of autoantibodies against nuclear antigens. Lupus may also only appear as a skin disease. Discoid lupus erythematous (DLE), the most common form of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematous is characterized by patches of persistent erythema, adherent scaling, follicular plugging ... read more
Rapid Communication
Kelvin Y Kwan
Transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) is expressed by nociceptive neurons of the dorsal root ganglia (DRGs) and trigeminal ganglia, but its expression in other cell types is largely unexplored. TRPA1 contributes to chemical, mechanical and cold nociception and expression of TRPA1 in keratinocytes may extend the ... read more