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2012-08-02 07:04:48

Fish With Skin Cancer? By: Erika Dunayer, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and is the leading cause of death from skin disease. Over 9,000 people die from Melanoma every year in the United States. Researchers are now starting to see evidence of the disease in fish! A collaborative study between Newcastle University, UK, and the Australian Institute of Marine Science reveals the incidence of melanoma in the coral...

Tanning Beds Worse Than Exposure To Sun
2012-07-24 13:20:00

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While pale can be described as “pasty” and “sickly,” tan can be described as “glowing” and “lively.” In the past, pale skin was cherished and associated with wealth. These days, people seek tan skin and tanning has had resurgence in recent years. A study by the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) looked at how skin melanoma was affected by UV and melanin....

2012-07-20 23:03:39

ClaySpray®, which offers pure clay-based products that help to strengthen the skin and hair, has launched its wide range of clay emulsion formulas into the U.S. market. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 The sprays, which help break down dead matter and stimulate the skin´s natural functions, works to refresh, cleanse, tone, heal and soothe the body in numerous ways. ClaySpray is distributed nationwide by Nutritional Products International (NPI). “We are very pleased to...

2012-07-15 23:00:51

EcoStinger sun protection clothing is giving participant the chance to win a Free stinger suit dive skin full body cover swimsuit featuring UPF50+ cover blocking >97.5% of the sun UV radiation, chlorine resistance, and full body lining (excluding sleeves) valued at $93.90USD! No purchase necessary! Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) July 15, 2012 Win a Free stinger suit dive skin full body cover swimsuit featuring UPF50+ cover blocking >97.5% of the sun UV radiation, chlorine resistance, and...


Latest Skin Reference Libraries

Nail
2013-03-05 14:40:49

Nails are found on the fingers and toes alike. Formation and Orientation Nails are made of the protein keratin, much like hair as they are related, which is tough and strong and able to protect the ends of the fingers they cover. The nail plate, nail matrix, the nail sinus and the nail bed all make up the nail. The matrix is broken up into two sections; the nonvisible layer is simply referred to as the matrix while the visible part is called the lunula. The matrix is the tissue...

Skin
2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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