👉 How much do you know about skin aging?
In a recent study led by Dr. Roxane Pouliot, a 3D skin model was used to observe the response to simultaneous exposure to UV light and cigarette smoke extract 🌞🚬. The findings revealed a decrease in collagen protein expression and an increase in pro-inflammatory cytokine levels, resulting in premature skin aging 👁
It’s important to remember how profoundly external factors may affect our bodies, and this is something that cannot be left behind when undertaking studies in autoimmune conditions, which have shown to be complex and sometimes environmental ♻️
To learn more: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-023-44868-z