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2014-08-07 16:28:49

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today reported its financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/LA28014LOGO "Trovagene is continuing to demonstrate the benefits of our precision cancer monitoring platform and is progressing toward our commercial roll-out later this year," said Antonius Schuh, Ph.D., chief executive officer of...

2014-08-06 23:10:05

A study by the founder of Sun Safe Soccer reveals nearly two-thirds of children will use shade tents during soccer breaks without any prompting from coaches. The study reinforces a report from the nation's top doctor encouraging communities and policymakers to provide outdoor shade structures. Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 With the nation’s top doctor calling for more outdoor shade structures to reduce the rate of skin cancer, a new study by the founder of Sun Safe...

2014-08-06 23:07:37

Important Tips to Prevent Skin Cancer from Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Summer is the season for solar radiation and sunburn. Summer is also when most malignant melanomas, the deadliest of all skin cancers, get started. While the incidence of most cancers has dropped, melanoma has risen 200% since 1973, according to a recent CBS News/Yahoo article (July 30, 2014). Despite the 200% rise, reports Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon...

2014-08-05 23:08:07

New study finds that smartphone teledermoscopy referrals improve triage of cancer patients San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have published the largest study to date comparing the clinical outcomes of triaging with teledermoscopy to traditional written referral systems (Acta Dermato-Venereologica). Results indicate that smartphone referrals via patent-pending iDoc24® technology provided faster and more accurate...

2014-07-31 23:09:04

New study finds that smartphone teledermoscopy referrals improve triage of cancer patients. San Francsico, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Researchers from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have published the largest study to date comparing the clinical outcomes resulting from triage through either teledermoscopy or traditional letter referral systems in a real-life clinical scenario. Results indicate that smartphone referrals via patent pending iDoc24® technology provided faster and...

2014-07-31 12:30:02

VERNON HILLS, Ill., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the U.S. Surgeon General's warning about increasing rates of skin cancer - often caused by excessive exposure to UV radiation - dermatologists from throughout the Chicago area will be providing free skin cancer screenings on Saturday, August 2 at North Avenue Beach in Chicago. The event - SunSmart Chicago 2014 - is co-sponsored by the Chicago Dermatological Society (CDS), the Chicago Park District, the Women's...

2014-07-30 23:14:33

Public awareness plus increased numbers of skilled medical practitioners identified as critical elements in managing America's most common cancer. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer report released today highlighted skin cancer as a major public health problem. Paul Elmslie, CEO of skin cancer education provider HealthCert International says that the efforts by the government and health care providers in Australia over...

2014-07-30 23:13:51

According to Drs. Joshua Fox and Francis DiSpaltro with Advanced Dermatology, PC, the vast majority of skin cancers are caused by exposure to the sun and the most dangerous form of skin cancer, has been increasing for thirty years. We can't prevent all sun exposure but there are simple steps we can take to minimize the risk. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Yet despite the well-documented and well-publicized...

2014-07-30 12:31:02

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the US Surgeon General issued the most stern warning to date for indoor and outdoor sun tanning or sun burns stating they can lead directly to deadly melanoma skin cancer. In his statement Surgeon, General Boris Lushniak, says that "skin cancer is a major public health problem for all skin types and that too much exposure to indoor and outdoor ultraviolet light is a major cause." At the Rendon Center for Dermatology and Aesthetic...

2014-07-30 12:27:46

Chicago Bears take part in national SPOT me(TM) campaign to provide community with free skin cancer screenings at preseason fan event; fans will be eligible to win autographed memorabilia CHICAGO, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Bears are excited to announce the team's partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) in an effort to raise awareness of skin cancer. Through this partnership, the Chicago Bears will host free SPOT me(TM) skin cancer screenings at...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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