DUTCH SCIENTISTS TURN BABY FILM INTO COSMETIC CREAM

BY MONICA DOBIE

SCIENTISTS from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands have developed a synthetic version of the natural protective cream found on newborn babies. Its properties will in particular help protect babies born prematurely against temperature changes, dehydration and infection as well as providing adults with relief from skin disease.
The ingredients of this cream were discovered through Dutch researchers unraveling the ingredients of the protective film called Vernix caseosa (VC) that covers the foetus and newborn babies, ...


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