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October 6, 2015

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October 6, 2015

Training for Patients With Melanoma and Their Partners on Skin Examinations

Sep. 30, 2015 — Training on skin self-examination to aid early detection could be extra beneficial for patients with melanoma and their partners who report having low relationship quality because it gives them ... read more

Dermatologists Share Tips to Stop Nail Biting

Sep. 8, 2015 — Breaking a nail is one thing. Breaking a nail-biting habit is another, say dermatologists. Nail biting typically begins in childhood and can continue through adulthood, and the side effects can be ... read more

Can Marijuanna Help Transplant Patients? New Research Says Maybe

Sep. 1, 2015 — Here's another discovery to bolster the case for medical marijuana: new research in mice suggests that THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, may delay the rejection of incompatible ... read more

Safety of Microfocused Ultrasound With Visualization in Darker Skin Types

Aug. 27, 2015 — Microfocused ultrasound treatment to tighten and lift skin on the face and neck appeared to be safe for patients with darker skin types in a small study that resulted in only a few temporary adverse ... read more

The First Steps of Sun Protection: How to Keep Your Baby Safe

Aug. 20, 2015 — According to new research, some parents are not taking the proper steps to protect their infants from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet ... read more

Fewer Moles May Mean More Aggressive Melanoma

Aug. 20, 2015 — According to new research, those with fewer moles may be diagnosed with more aggressive melanoma than those with many ... read more

Research Links Psoriasis, Depression

Aug. 20, 2015 — New research indicates that psoriasis patients may have an increased risk of ... read more

What's Causing That Rash?

Aug. 20, 2015 — Allergic contact dermatitis is a rash that occurs after the skin comes into contact with an allergen. The substance causing the reaction may be unclear in some cases, but a dermatologist can identify ... read more

Dermatologists Identify Procedures That May Not Be Necessary

Aug. 20, 2015 — Dermatologists have released new recommendations regarding dermatologic tests and treatments that are not always ... read more

New Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Test Put to the Test

Aug. 18, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new non-invasive technique which can accurately detect malignant melanoma without a biopsy. Their report shows that a special technique using a laser to detect the subtle ... read more

Transplant Recipients More Likely to Develop Aggressive Melanoma

Aug. 13, 2015 — Organ transplant recipients are twice as likely to develop melanoma as people who do not undergo a transplant, and three times more likely to die of the dangerous skin cancer, suggests new ... read more

New Combination Treatment Effective Against Melanoma Skin Metastases

Aug. 11, 2015 — In findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases, new research ... read more

Nanotech Wound Healing in Diabetes

Aug. 10, 2015 — People with diabetes mellitus often suffer from impaired wound healing. Now, scientists have developed antibacterial nanofibres of cellulose acetate loaded with silver that could be used in a new ... read more

Aug. 6, 2015 — A novel cell signaling pathway in mice through which mammals -- presumably including people -- can regenerate hair follicles and skin while healing from wounds has been discovered by ... read more

Scientists Identify Key Genetic Factor That Keeps Moles from Turning Into Melanoma

Aug. 5, 2015 — Moles are benign tumors found on the skin of almost every adult. Scientists have known for years that a mutation in the BRAF gene makes them start growing, but until now haven't understood why ... read more

Injection That Destroys Fat Cells May Offer Option to Surgery for Double Chin, Plastic Surgeons Say

Aug. 4, 2015 — Plastic surgeons have a non-surgical approach to treating “double chins” ? the moderate-to-severe fat below the chin using an FDA-approved drug that when injected into tissue destroys fat ... read more

Veterans Returning from Middle East Face Higher Skin Cancer Risk

Aug. 3, 2015 — Soldiers who served in the glaring desert sunlight of Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with an increased risk of skin cancer, due not only to the desert climate, but also a lack of sun protection, ... read more

Further Evidence of Genetic Key to Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

Aug. 3, 2015 — Scientists have uncovered further evidence that the protective buffers at the ends of chromosomes -- known as telomeres -- are fundamental to the understanding of the deadliest form of skin cancer, ... read more

Surprising Results Casts New Light on the Free Radical Theory of Aging

Aug. 3, 2015 — When scientists bred mice that produced excess free radicals that damaged the mitochondria in their skin, they expected to see accelerated aging across the mouse lifespan - additional proof of the ... read more

Trigger of Deadly Melanoma Discovered

Aug. 3, 2015 — The trigger that causes melanoma cancer cells to turn lethal has been uncovered by scientists. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, and melanoma, which accounts for 2% of skin cancer cases, ... read more

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