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May 24, 2017

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May 24, 2017

New Defense Mechanism Against Bacteria Discovered

May 5, 2017 — Researchers believe they have cracked the mystery of why we are able to quickly prevent an infection from spreading uncontrollably in the body during wounding. They believe this knowledge may be of ... read more

Are Yearly Body Exams an Answer to Rising Skin Cancer Rates?

Apr. 29, 2017 — As summer nears and more people prepare to go out in the sun, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist discusses the conflicting recommendations over full body skin ... read more

Apr. 29, 2017 — An innovative "Smart Scar-Care" pad which serves the dual functions of reinforcing pressure and occlusion has been designed by researchers to treat hypertrophic scars from burns, surgeries ... read more

Female Partners Can Help Facilitate Early Melanoma Detection in Men Over 50, Research Shows

Apr. 27, 2017 — Men over 50 have a higher risk than the general population of developing melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, so they need to keep a sharp eye out for signs of the disease. Many women in this ... read more

Trauma Surgeon Seeing Rise in Burns from Electronic Cigarettes

Apr. 27, 2017 — Burn surgeons are seeing a rise in burns from electronic cigarettes. The study points to lithium ion battery failure as the ... read more

Pregnancy Does Not Increase Expectant Mothers' Melanoma Risk

Apr. 27, 2017 — Expectant mothers need not be concerned that they are more prone to develop melanoma, or will have a worse prognosis if they do get this serious skin cancer, than women who are not pregnant, ... read more

Apr. 27, 2017 — The molecule CD103 is key to the long-term residence of T cells in the skin and to their anti-tumor function, reports a collaborative team of researchers. This finding supplements the ground-breaking ... read more

Beta Blocker Shows Cancer-Fighting Properties

Apr. 24, 2017 — A new study finds that carvedilol, a drug typically used to treat high blood pressure, can protect against the sun-induced cell damage that leads to skin cancer. The research could lead better ways ... read more

Patients With Hyperpigmentation More Likely to Use Sunscreen, Few Use Other Sun-Protection Measures

Apr. 21, 2017 — Patients with hyperpigmentation, a medical disorder that leads to darkening or increase in the natural color of the skin, are more likely to use sunscreen but do not use other protection ... read more

Alcohol Consumption Increases Rosacea Risk in Women

Apr. 20, 2017 — Increased consumption of alcohol, particularly white wine and liquor, is associated with a higher risk of rosacea in women, new research ... read more

Risk of Lead Exposure Comes from Both Ends of Firearms, Scientists Find

Apr. 20, 2017 — Risks from firearms actually come from both ends of the barrel, according to a new study. Individuals at firing ranges are exposed to very high amounts of lead from shooting firearms, and exposure is ... read more

Apr. 19, 2017 — The characteristics of human skin are heavily dependent on the hydration of the tissue -- in simple terms, the water content. This also changes its interaction with textiles. Up to now, it has only ... read more

Cannabinoids May Soothe Certain Skin Diseases, Say Researchers

Apr. 18, 2017 — Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that could make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin diseases, according to ... read more

Unraveling the Mechanism of Skin Barrier Formation

Apr. 14, 2017 — Scientists have identified the gene responsible for generating acylceramide, the key lipid in forming the skin barrier that protects us from pathogens, allergens and other harmful substances. This ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — Clinicians and dermatologists have seen a rise in demand for minimally invasive laser-based treatments, including tattoo removal. However, it is difficult for the laser light to be perfectly and ... read more

Apr. 10, 2017 — Researchers have developed a contactless and wireless camera system to continuously monitor the vital signs of premature babies. This system could replace skin sensors, which cause false alarms ... read more

Immune Suppressant Ineffective in Treating Leprosy Inflammation

Mar. 30, 2017 — Throughout the course of a leprosy infection, patients often have episodes of painful inflammation affecting their skin and nerves. Researchers have continuously struggled with finding effective ... read more

An LED-Based Device for Imaging Radiation Induced Skin Damage

Mar. 29, 2017 — A non-invasive imaging device may help predict skin damage effects from radiation treatment in breast cancer ... read more

Are Tree Nut Allergies Diagnosed Too Often?

Mar. 27, 2017 — About 50 percent of those who thought they were allergic to all tree nuts were able to pass an oral food challenge without a reaction, new research ... read more

Severe Psoriasis Predominantly Affects Men

Mar. 24, 2017 — The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers to believe that the common skin disease disproportionately affects men. A unique ... read more

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