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April 27, 2017

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April 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tanning Dependence Linked to Other Addictive Behaviors, New Study Finds

Mar. 21, 2017 — Despite the known dangers of exposure to ultraviolet light, many people continue to sunbathe and use indoor tanning beds with some users exhibiting a dependence to tanning. A new study finds that ... read more

Fighting MRSA With New Membrane-Busting Compounds

Mar. 15, 2017 — Public health officials are increasingly concerned over methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). The bacteria have developed resistance to a number of treatments, even antibiotics of last ... read more

Mar. 14, 2017 — What is the effect of Topical Curcumin Gel for treating burns and scalds? In a recent research paper, investigators stress that use of topical curcumin gel for treating skin problems, like burns and ... read more

Antibiotics Not Effective for Clinically Infected Eczema in Children

Mar. 14, 2017 — Estimates suggest that 40 percent of eczema flares are treated with topical antibiotics, but findings suggest there is no meaningful benefit from the use of either oral or topical antibiotics for ... read more

Mar. 14, 2017 — Dowling-Degos disease is a hereditary pigmentation disorder that generally progresses harmlessly. However, some of those affected also develop severe skin inflammation. An international team of ... read more

Skin Testing, Computerized Support Tool Can Improve Antibiotic Use in Hospital Inpatients

Mar. 6, 2017 — Investigators have developed two approaches to increasing the use of penicillins and cephalosporins -- highly effective antibiotics that are not as problematic as many alternatives -- in hospitalized ... read more

Slow the Signs of Aging With Sun Protection

Mar. 3, 2017 — While some individuals may believe tanning makes them more beautiful, this habit can actually damage their skin in the long run. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun and indoor tanning beds can not ... read more

Take Precautions Against Pesky Plants, Insects

Mar. 3, 2017 — While poison ivy is probably the most well-known hazardous plant, there are a multitude of other plants, as well as many insects, that can irritate your ... read more

Importance of Melanoma Prevention, Early Detection

Mar. 3, 2017 — On average, one person dies of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every hour. Because this disease can affect anyone, everyone should take steps to reduce their risk and catch melanoma in ... read more

New Treatment Option Shows Promise for Skin and Hair Conditions

Mar. 3, 2017 — Alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis and vitiligo are highly visible dermatologic conditions that can have a negative effect on patients’ quality of life and overall health. An emerging treatment ... read more

Learn the Language of Skin Care Labels

Mar. 3, 2017 — When it comes to skin care product labels, people shouldn’t necessarily believe everything they ... read more

'Red Hair' Gene Variant May Underlie Association Between Melanoma and Parkinson's Disease

Mar. 2, 2017 — Investigators find that a gene variant that produces red hair and fair skin in humans and in mice, which increases the risk of the dangerous skin cancer melanoma, may also contribute to the known ... read more

Fine-Tuned Microscopy Technique Offers Breakthrough Imaging of Melanoma

Mar. 1, 2017 — Researchers have recently refined a classic Raman-based technique and succeeded in imaging the two dominant melanin molecules -- a breakthrough that could lead to new understandings and, critically, ... read more

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