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2013-05-06 12:27:06

IRVINGTON, N.Y., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Melanoma Monday(®) and National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month(TM), MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA) visited the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square today to ring the Opening Bell and sponsor free skin cancer checks. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:http://www.multivu.com/mnr/61584-mela-sciences-rings-opening-bell-awareness-melanoma-detection-prevention (Logo:...

2013-05-06 08:31:12

More Than Half of American Women Give Themselves a "C" Or Lower for Healthy Sun Care Habits NEW YORK, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on "Melanoma Monday," L'Oreal Paris, the leading global beauty brand, released a new survey on melanoma awareness and prevention among women of all skin tones, and announced a philanthropic alliance with the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA). Over the next three years, L'Oreal Paris will donate over $750,000 to the MRA to fund the new L'Oreal...

2013-05-01 23:04:56

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, an opportunity to increase public understanding of the prevalence, prevention and treatment of the most common type of cancer diagnosis. Rolling Meadows, Ill. (PRWEB) May 01, 2013 More than 1 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer each year — more than cancers of the prostate, breast, lung, colon, uterus, ovaries and pancreas combined. As warm and comforting as the sun feels on the skin in the moment, it´s just as dangerous in the...

2013-04-23 08:33:56

FREE MELAFIND® SESSIONS ON MAY 1 IRVINGTON, N.Y., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/NY36051LOGO ) As part of its dedication to help reduce soaring melanoma rates in the United States, MELA Sciences, Inc. is sponsoring free MelaFind® examinations at participating dermatologist offices nationwide on May 1, the first day of Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month(TM). "Despite advances in...

2013-04-23 08:29:03

New survey shows one in six men don't want to get a skin cancer screening because they are afraid of what they will hear NEW YORK, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey shows that when it comes to getting screened for skin cancer, one in six men avoid going for fear of the results they will receive.( )This may be one reason why men are almost twice as likely as women to die from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, and nearly two-thirds don't see a point in going to a...

2013-04-11 12:27:38

New Campaign Promotes the Importance of Skin Protection and Melanoma Screening LOS ANGELES / NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) have collaborated on a new television and radio public service announcement starring Emmy® Award-winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis, who tragically lost her brother to melanoma. The PSA is designed to increase...

2013-04-07 23:00:43

Moles Warts Removal is the latest treatment method written by Charles Davidson, who claims to teach people how to get rid of skin tags quickly. A full Moles Warts Removal review on the site Vkool.com shows if the treatment is helpful for users to use. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Moles Warts Removal is a new treatment method created by Charles Davidson, who promises to teach people how to get rid of skin tags quickly. The new program is known as an all-natural and non surgical system,...

2013-03-18 08:31:31

Data Shows that MelaFind® Significantly Improves Melanoma Detection Rates of Resident Dermatologists IRVINGTON, N.Y., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research presented by MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA) at the 71(st) Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) shows that MelaFind® can increase the melanoma detection rates of resident dermatologists when deciding to biopsy melanoma at its most curable stage. The data offers new insight into the...

2013-02-21 08:30:53

IRVINGTON, N.Y., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA). Despite alarming increases in skin cancer rates in the U.S., only 24% of American adults have had a skin check by a dermatologist. This statistic is one of several important findings from a survey conducted online by Harris Interactive® that reveals insights into behaviors regarding skin cancer detection and illustrates the urgency around improved preventative care. The study was conducted on behalf of MELA...

Stereo Sniffing Helps Common Moles Detect Their Food
2013-02-06 15:05:32

[Watch Video: Testing Stereo Sniffing Moles] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Almost all mammals, including us humans, can see and hear in stereo. But which other of our senses might utilize a 3D approach for more effective operation? It turns out a new study, published yesterday in the journal Nature Communications, has found that certain animals are able to smell in stereo, as well. One of those mammals, the common mole (Scalopus aquaticus), frequently found...


Latest Melanocytic nevus Reference Libraries

Eastern Mole, Scalopus aquaticus
2012-05-04 05:50:15

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
2012-04-27 08:39:32

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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