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Cosmetics Summary

Description: Substances intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions. Included in this definition are skin creams, lotions, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail polishes, eye and facial makeup preparations, permanent waves, hair colors, toothpastes, and deodorants, as well as any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition Office of Cosmetics Fact Sheet (web page) Feb 1995)

Also Known As: Cosmetic

Networked: 8910 relevant articles (568 outcomes, 491 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Cosmetics is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 97 outcomes 33 studies in 767 results
  2. Cicatrix (Scar) : 60 outcomes 33 studies in 853 results
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 55 outcomes 50 studies in 843 results
  4. Postoperative Pain : 49 outcomes 21 studies in 371 results
  5. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 32 outcomes 46 studies in 404 results
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Drugs Related to Cosmetics

  1. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)
  2. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)
  3. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox)
  4. Neodymium
  5. Plastics
  6. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  7. imiquimod (Aldara)
  8. Zinc
  9. Vitamin E
  10. Type A Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum A Toxin)
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Therapies Related to Cosmetics

  1. Lasers (Laser)
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Mastectomy (Mammectomy)
  4. Sutures (Suture)
  5. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
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