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2010-03-05 09:47:35

Today, during the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research, convening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, lead researcher M. Tong, The Ohio State University, will present a poster of a study titled "Epithelial-to-Endothelial Transition: An Epithelial Phenotypic Modulation Facilitating Oral-Squamous-Cell Carcinoma Progression." Tong and a team of researchers have reported that oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) cells endogenously produce...

2010-02-16 08:09:06

Contrary to previous hypotheses, the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs does not appear associated with risk of squamous cell skin cancer, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the April print issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen and celecoxib reduce pain and inflammation by blocking an enzyme involved in producing inflammatory compounds, according to...

2008-09-10 18:00:33

U.S. scientists say they've determined the protein IKKalpha suppresses skin cancer development. "We have shown that IKK? acts as a sentry, monitoring and, when necessary, halting proliferation of these important (squamous) cells, said University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Assistant Professor Yinling Hu, the study's senior author. Squamous cells are primary cell types that cover internal and external surfaces of the body. "In the first mouse model of its kind, we also found...

2005-08-09 15:02:54

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The incidence of two types of skin cancer has nearly tripled among women under age 40, a sign that tanning is still popular among the young despite warnings about the harm it can cause, researchers said on Tuesday. The rate of basal cell and squamous cell cancers rose to 32 per 100,000 women under 40 in 2003 from 13 per 100,000 in the late 1970s, their study said. Basal cell and squamous cell cancers are the two most common forms of the disease and can be removed and...

2005-08-09 15:14:16

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The incidence of two types of skin cancer has nearly tripled among women under age 40, a sign that tanning is still popular among the young despite warnings about the harm it can cause, researchers said on Tuesday. The rate of basal cell and squamous cell cancers rose to 32 per 100,000 women under 40 in 2003 from 13 per 100,000 in the late 1970s, their study said. Basal cell and squamous cell cancers are the two most common forms of the disease and can be removed and...

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2005-08-09 15:00:00

CHICAGO -- The incidence of two types of skin cancer has nearly tripled among women under age 40, a sign that tanning is still popular among the young despite warnings about the harm it can cause, researchers said on Tuesday. The rate of basal cell and squamous cell cancers rose to 32 per 100,000 women under 40 in 2003 from 13 per 100,000 in the late 1970s, their study said. Basal cell and squamous cell cancers are the two most common forms of the disease and can be removed and treated more...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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