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WASHINGTON, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In light of mounting scientific evidence showing that indoor tanning increases the risk for developing skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, a contingent of national health care organizations have joined together to highlight the dangers of indoor tanning.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite repeated warnings from dermatologists on the health dangers of tanning, results of a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) confirmed that a large percentage of Caucasian teen girls and young women admitted using tanning beds or intentionally tanning outdoors in the past year.
U.S. Veteran and Melanoma Survivor Leverages Low-Cost Wireless Technology for Early Detection of Skin Cancer SAN DIEGO, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today announced the winner of its $10,000 developers challenge, Dr.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) recently launched its redesigned website, www.aad.org.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., MARCH 15, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It may seem as if new developments to combat aging skin are being introduced faster than the speed of light.
High-resolution images from a laser-based tool developed at Duke University could help doctors better diagnose melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, while potentially saving thousands of lives and millions of dollars in unnecessary healthcare costs each year.
LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DermTech International, Inc., a biotechnology company dedicated to bringing genomic medicine to dermatologists, today announced that the discovery data on its new genomic assay for melanoma have been published in the British Journal of Dermatology.
NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vascular birthmarks, which occur in nearly 10 percent of all infants at birth or within the first few weeks of life, can cause concern for parents particularly if they are large or in a cosmetically important area.
A new study shows that a test of biomarkers for DNA methylation is technically feasible and could aid in earlier, more precise diagnosis of melanoma.
MADRID, December 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dr. Maria Blasco, the Botin Foundation and Matlin Associates Establish Life Length, S.L. - Dr.
The eastern mole (Scalopus aquaticus) is also known as the common mole, and it is the only mole in its genus. This mole has a very wide range, the largest of any native North American mole ranging from Canada to the eastern areas of the United States, and as far south as Mexico. In the United Sates, this mole can be found in Texas, Nebraska, Kansas, Florida, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. However, it is not found in the Appalachian Mountains. Its Canadian range is limited to the...
Townsend's mole (Scapanus townsendii) can be found in North America. Its range extends from southwestern British Columbia to northwestern California. It prefers to live in lowland and open wooded spaces with soil that has high moisture content. These moles are the largest in North America, with a body length of up to 8.3 inches and an average weight of 4.9 ounces. Its physical characteristics are common for a creature that lives under ground. Its forepaws are large and used for digging, while...
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