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Star-Nosed Mole Reveals Mysteries Of Touch And Pain Sensing Molecules
2013-01-31 12:23:49

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Located just about an inch above the human elbow is one of the most sensitive patches of skin on our body. An excess of nerve endings in this region means just a light pinch will have even those with the highest pain thresholds flinching and begging for mercy. But humans are not even in the running when it comes to hyper-sensitivity on the skin. Another mammal, the star-nosed mole (named for the star-shaped tip of its snout),...

2013-01-29 12:27:50

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their continued efforts towards sun safety education and awareness, La Roche-Posay is partnering with Mollie's Fund for the second year in a row. To honor the life of Mollie Biggane - a college sophomore who tragically passed away from melanoma at the age of 20 - La Roche-Posay is donating 5,000 pieces of its advanced broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection Anthelios Sunscreen Cream to the foundation created in her memory. The Mollie Biggane...

Study Finds Innovative Smartphone Apps Are Not Accurate When It Comes To Melanoma Diagnosis
2013-01-17 10:48:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Got Melanoma? There´s an app for that. But I wouldn´t rely too heavily on what it might be telling you. According to a new report, published Online First in JAMA Dermatology, smartphone apps claiming to diagnose deadly melanoma cancers have wrongly dismissed almost 25 percent of suspicious moles. And the inaccurate test results could result in life-threatening delays in visiting a healthcare professional to get necessary...

2013-01-14 23:01:08

Renowned Dermatologist to Coordinate International Congress of Dermatologists & Plastic Surgeons New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 Renowned dermatologist Dr. David J. Goldberg of Skin Laser and Surgery Specialists of NY & NJ (SLSS) is pleased to be co-organizing the 15th annual meeting of IMCAS to be held in Paris, France, in January 2013. The International Masters Course on Aging Skin, or IMCAS, is the largest meeting in the world which brings together dermatologists and...

2013-01-03 08:23:31

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA), the medical device company that developed MelaFind®, a breakthrough device intended to help dermatologists detect melanoma when it is still curable, announced today that it has named Rpr Marketing Communications as its U.S. public relations agency of record. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/NY36051LOGO ) "This partnership is a natural fit given both companies' unique expertise in skin cancer...

2012-12-27 05:00:48

Moles warts removal is an effective e-book written by Charles Davidson, who is a famous professor. The founder claims to give natural tips to help people clear up warts, moles and skin problems permanently. A full moles warts removal review on the site Health Review Center reveals if the program cure skin problems effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 The founder of Moles Warts Removal is Charles Davidson, who has several products about skin care. The creator claims that this...

Potential Genetic Culprit For Melanoma Found By Researchers
2012-12-21 12:09:33

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center say that they have discovered a new, more targeted way of treating melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. The findings, described in a recent edition of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, describe how small pieces of genetic material known as MicroRNA can choose the genes in a DNA cell that are either expressed or kept silent. With melanoma in particular,...

2012-11-28 00:22:06

MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Telome Health, Inc. (THI), developer of the TeloTest(TM) diagnostic test that measures average telomere length, announces the planned launch of the saliva-based TeloTest in the first quarter of 2013. Related telomere tests, including percentage of short telomeres, would follow. Telome Health's TeloTest(TM) will be the first saliva-based telomere test available on the market. THI leverages the predictive power of data related to telomeres,...

2012-10-20 04:01:38

LaserTouch adds Fraxel to its arsenal of laser devices and equipment offered at its Long Island location for the treatment of fine lines, wrinkles, scarring, pigmentation and other skin damage Long island, New York (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 LaserTouch adds Fraxel to its arsenal of laser devices and equipment offered in the treatment of fine lines, wrinkles, scarring, pigmentation and other skin damage. With the addition of Fraxel in Long Island, LaserTouch staff have a broader and more...

2012-09-27 02:25:26

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) have joined forces with a new print public service announcement starring Academy Award(®) nominee Laura Linney. Headlined "Wear Your Beauty Brilliantly," the PSA is designed to raise awareness about the life-saving benefits of protecting oneself from harmful exposure to UV rays that increase the risk of being diagnosed with melanoma and is the first...


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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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