Ultraviolet B exposure expands proenkephalin+ regulatory T cells with a healing function

Ultraviolet B (UVB) is used as an effective therapy for individuals with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis because it has an immunosuppressive effect. The immune system develops to protect the body from infection or cancer. Its activation affects many physiological functions. Regulatory T (Treg) cells, expressing CD25 and Foxp3, constitute about 5-10% of peripheral CD4+T cells and work as brake on […]

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Shocking ‘ultraviolet portraits’ show the reality of sun damage

Shocking ‘ultraviolet portraits’ show the reality of sun damage by revealing the skin imperfections that are invisible to the human eye A series of black-and-white images – named ‘RAW’ – show the close-up blemishes we never usually see UV light is a major cause of skin cancer, with sunlight being the main source, followed by tanning beds UVA and B […]

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