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2013-09-15 23:02:47

Skin Care Knowledge Crucial to Avoid Treacherous Skin Cancers (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 Tan skin, for many, is the ideal picture of health. It can, however, simultaneously put people in life-threatening situations by opening the door for skin cancer. Increased knowledge on the perils of over exposure to the sun have led medical professionals to create guidelines that can protect you and the ones you love from the hazards associated with excessive sunlight. Taking precautionary methods...

2013-09-05 11:10:59

Latest study recommends accelerated radiotherapy for un-resected NSCLC patients Radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy is increasingly being used in the curative treatment for un-resected non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). But, until now, researchers had not looked at the cost-effectiveness of the treatment. In the October issue of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s journal, the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO), researchers compared the cost-effectiveness...

2013-08-26 10:56:35

A new study has revealed marked differences in the genomic terrain of the two most common types of cervical cancer, suggesting that patients might benefit from therapies geared to each type’s molecular idiosyncrasies. The study, published August 23, 2013 in the online version of the journal Cancer by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), is the first to compare the spectrum of cancer-related gene mutations in the two main subtypes of...

2013-08-21 23:26:40

Getting a tan from the sun was a bad idea; using a tanning bed to extend that tan is an even worse idea. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 As the final days of summer come to a close, many people become desperate to make sure that they return to work or school with a tropical tan.     Unfortunately, this is where tanning beds come into play. Believe it or not, your summer tanned skin was in response to an injury from the sun. In an effort to protect itself, your skin...

2013-07-11 16:31:54

Identified a new function of a protein involved in the development of squamous-cell carcinoma, the second most common type of skin cancer Researchers from the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM), lead by Lluís Espinosa, have identified a new function of the IB protein that is key in the development of squamous-cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. The study has been published in the prestigious journal Cancer Cell and provides a new tool for the diagnosis of the...

2013-06-18 23:19:10

Global Drought and UV Radiation Makes Sunscreen Critical to Skin Cancer Prevention Reports Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 New research is revealing that no matter what the weather or season, exposing skin to daylight without sunscreen is never a good idea. According to water and skin researcher Sharon Kleyne, in this era of increasing global drought, solar radiation and thinning ozone, sunscreen is becoming as important to personal health and grooming as toothpaste,...


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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