May 23, 2018 With summer coming, it’s only a matter of time before the smells and tastes of barbecued foods dominate the neighborhood. But there’s a downside to grilling that can literally get under your skin. In a study appearing in Environmental Science & Technology, scientists report that skin is a more important pathway for […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: Colorado State University With Skin Cancer Awareness Month upon us, Colorado State University researcher Jesse Wilson is accelerating research to improve imaging and detection of melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, and the fifth most common cancer in the United States. Wilson, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer […]Continue Reading ...
May 17, 2018 When one considers the risks of military service, skin cancer may not be top of mind. According to research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, however, U.S. military personnel are more likely to develop skin cancer than the general population. A review of nine published studies indicates that […]Continue Reading ...
May 9, 2018 Whether working with steam pipes or in the kitchen: When boiling hot steam hits the skin, it will quickly cause burns. Firefighters are also at risk – due to their own sweat: If it evaporates under the heavy protective clothing in the heat of the fire and cannot escape, it condenses on […]Continue Reading ...
May 3, 2018 Dermatologists encourage everyone to be a ‘Skin Cancer Hero’ by learning this life-saving behavior in conjunction with Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday® Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. It is estimated that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and one […]Continue Reading ...
By Kate Bass BScApril 26, 2018 Scientists have developed a ground-breaking technology that can print electronics and cells directly onto skin and could be used to provide chemical sensors for soldiers in combat zones and new treatments for skin disorders. Credit: asharkyu/Shutterstock.com 3D printing is the production of three dimensional solid objects from a digital […]Continue Reading ...
April 25, 2018 A life changing silicone adhesive that prevents abdominal stomas from leaking and provides a range of benefits for patients and healthcare professionals, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Lloyd Pearce, Managing Director, Trio Privately-owned Trio Healthcare was presented the award under the Innovation category for its breakthrough patented silicone […]Continue Reading ...
Previous studies have demonstrated a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in individuals with various cancers, including non-melanoma skin cancers (including squamous cell cancers and basal cell cancers).Continue Reading ...
May 23, 2018 As Memorial Day signals the unofficial start of summer, many teen girls will be eager to get out of school and spend time outside -; and some may want to get a tan. But a new public service advertisement from the American Academy of Dermatology encourages those who are thinking of tanning […]Continue Reading ...
France’s Franck Dufourmantelle was given less than a one-percent chance of survival after suffering burns to 95 percent of his body in a work accident. But he recovered thanks to skin grafts from his twin brother, Eric “Life”. For Franck Dufourmantelle the word tattooed on his charred arm in English was like “a nod from […]Continue Reading ...
May 4, 2018 Research at UT Southwestern has shown that targeting metabolism in growing cells holds promise for the treatment of skin diseases like psoriasis that are characterized by skin overgrowth resulting from excess cell division, known as hyperproliferation. A research team led by Dr. Richard Wang, Assistant Professor of Dermatology, demonstrated in mice that […]Continue Reading ...
April 30, 2018 Eczema is the most common skin disease worldwide. People suffering from it often deal with a lifetime of painful symptoms. A new clinical trial is testing a natural treatment that researchers hope will provide a long-term solution for those dealing with the dry, itchy and painful skin that comes with chronic eczema. […]Continue Reading ...
April 26, 2018 Skin cancer survivors know firsthand that the disease is most treatable when detected early, so they’re more likely to be vigilant about skin exams —and new research shows that such vigilance pays off. After studying more than 900 cases of melanoma reported through the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, researchers found that men […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 — A walk down the aisle may be a healthy step to better skin cancer detection. New research shows that simply by being married, people increase their odds that a melanoma — the most deadly form of skin cancer — will be spotted early, when it’s most treatable. The reason? A […]Continue Reading ...
April 18, 2018 Physician assistants (PAs) are increasingly used in dermatology practices to cut costs and improve access to care, but are more likely than dermatologists to perform unnecessary skin biopsies to check for cancer, while being less likely to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers, according to new research conducted by the University of […]Continue Reading ...
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