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2012-11-13 10:08:48

Those individuals who work outdoors with resultant sun exposure are at increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancers, such as squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma. Manigé Fartasch shows that the connection between occupational UV exposure and squamous cell carcinoma is now well-established in her review article in issue 43 of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012; 109(43): 715–20). The results are less clear for basal cell...

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2012-11-01 06:00:47

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cutaneous Biology Research Center (CBRC) and Cancer Center recently discovered that a kind of pigment found in individuals with red hair and fair skin may affect the development of melanoma. The scientists explained how various forms of the pigment melanin could be found in the skin. While eumelanin, a black or dark form of melanin, could be found in people with darker hair...

2012-10-26 04:03:53

Allergy Asthma Technology provides skincare remedies and products that will relieve itchy, dry skin for the upcoming winter season Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Colder weather has arrived which increases the risk of dry, irritated skin. Using the same skincare methods all year long will not prevent one from obtaining dry skin during the winter months. Allergy Asthma Technology´s skincare line of lotions and soaps contain extra moisturizing ingredients, which relieve dry skin,...

2012-10-22 10:43:13

Malignant melanoma is as much as 35% more common among people who live in Gothenburg and the region's coastal municipalities than those who live inland. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have found that the number of malignant melanoma cases in the Västra Götaland region has quadrupled since 1970. Malignant melanoma has become increasingly common in the Western world over the past few decades. One of the biggest factors has...

2012-10-11 04:04:04

As more skin care and rejuvenation options become available, Americans are questioning the age they should start to pursue certain solutions. While some may immediately turn to plastic surgery procedures, Nue Science Cell Revival offers a skin care solution for all ages. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Although society has valued appearance and beauty throughout history, Americans are becoming more intrigued with plastic surgery and anti-aging options as they grow older. However, a...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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