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2014-07-24 23:10:39

The DrugNews Center is the largest source for prescription drug and medical device warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net has added new research information to the site for patients who have taken popular erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra. Following a recent study that found men who’d taken the drugs had a higher rate of skin cancer*, a new report offers an...

2014-07-23 12:26:22

Atlanta Falcons join SPOT me(TM) campaign to offer free skin cancer screenings to fans during Training Camp; fans will be eligible to win autographed Falcons' memorabilia FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlanta Falcons are proud to announce the team's new partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) in an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through this partnership, the Atlanta Falcons will host free SPOT me(TM) skin cancer screenings...

2014-07-17 20:23:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Are you guilty of skimping on your sunscreen? Many Americans don't take skin cancer seriously, but according to the American Academy of Dermatology, one person dies every hour from melanoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF49717LOGO When found in its earliest stages, melanoma in highly treatable, but just because it's easily taken care of the first time doesn't mean it can't come back -- even decades later. A cautionary tale:...

2014-07-17 12:30:59

Leading Nonprofits in Melanoma Applaud Allocation of New Funds, Pledge to Advance Breakthrough Melanoma Treatments WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Appropriations Committee approved their fiscal year 2015 Defense Appropriations bill which includes $50 million for the Department of Defense's (DoD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP), doubling the level of funding from fiscal year 2014. This announcement illustrates the Committee's...

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2014-07-15 05:11:36

Asociación RUVID Researcher at the Neurosciences Institute, Joint Center of the University Miguel Hernández (UMH) in Elche and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Berta López Sánchez-Laorden co-authored a study that concluded that sunscreens do not protect totally against the development of skin cancer. The research was recently published in Nature. The study demonstrates that sunscreen, even with a sun protection factor (SPF) 50, may not fully protect against the...

2014-07-14 23:00:32

LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Protect Against the Most Common Form of Cancer in the U.S. During UV Safety Month LIVESTRONG and thinksport Produce Chemical Conscious Sunscreens Without Toxins Nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. are skin cancers, with 3.5 million cases diagnosed each year. During July, UV safety month, the LIVESTRONG Foundation asks Americans to make UV safety a priority and avoid...

2014-07-11 08:24:23

Company Provides Widest Variety of Actionable Next-Gen Cancer Profiles FT. MYERS, Fla., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic and molecular testing services, announced today it has launched 23 new and innovative NeoTYPE(TM) Cancer Profiles based on next-generation sequencing (NGS). These new advanced cancer-profiling tools offer oncologists and pathologists a more targeted and comprehensive ability to tailor...

People Increasingly Drawn To YouTube For Skin Cancer Information
2014-07-10 15:08:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While YouTube might be a popular destination for viral videos and sports highlight reels, it's also useful for raising awareness of skin cancer and prevention techniques, according to a news report in the Dermatology Online Journal. “No matter what field you’re in, social media is the future of how we communicate around the world,” said study author Chante Karimkhani, a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado’s Cancer...

2014-07-08 23:00:27

The DrugNews Center is the largest source for prescription drug and medical device warnings, research and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugNews.net today. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net has added new research information to the site for patients who have taken popular erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra. A recent European study shows a high percentage of erectile dysfunction drug use is not prescribed*. This follows another recent...

2014-07-01 11:10:06

American Association for Cancer Research A new approach demonstrated that the recognition of unique cancer mutations appeared to be responsible for complete cancer regressions in two metastatic melanoma patients treated with a type of immunotherapy called adoptive T-cell therapy. This new approach may help develop more effective cancer immunotherapies, according to a study published in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "This study...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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