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Number of Moles Surprisingly Linked to Breast Cancer Risk

Counting the number of moles on a woman’s left arm could give doctors a simple new way to predict breast cancer risk, according to two new studies published in PLOS Medicine.

Novel Strategy for Treating Psoriasis Suggested

Environmental contaminants can trigger psoriasis and other autoimmune disorders, and it is thought that a protein called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor, which senses environmental toxins, could play a role.

Indoor Tanning—Even With No Burns—Raises Melanoma Risk

Indoor tanning raises the risk of developing melanoma even if a person has never had burns from either indoor or outdoor tanning, according to a study.

Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin: Causes and Treatments

Once you determine the origin of your client's condition, the whole picture can be evaluated in order to develop an effective treatment plan.

Lighten Up–The Natural Way!

Discover a number of natural alternatives to hydroquinone that have been shown to work for many types of hyperpigmentation.

Copper and Its Role in Collagen Development

Can this ancient beautifying metal bring a new shine to the professional skin care marketplace?

How Delivery Systems Change Skin Care Effectiveness

Several methods can be used to increase the effectiveness of active ingredients for the skin and overcome the protective barrier.

Rare Skin Cancer on Palms and Soles Likely to Return

A rare type of melanoma that disproportionately attacks the palms and soles and under the nails of those with darker skins is not caused by sun exposure and is almost twice as likely to recur than other similar types of skin cancer.

Psoriasis Now Recognized As Serious Noncommunicable Disease

At the 67th World Health Assembly, the WHO member states adopted a resolution on psoriasis, recognizing it as “a chronic, non-communicable, painful, disfiguring, and disabling disease for which there is no cure.”

Nasal Bacteria May Predict Skin Infections

Bacteria found in the nose may be a key indicator for future development of skin and soft-tissue infections in remote areas of the body.

Ground-breaking Treatment Discovered for Individuals with Flesh-eating Disease

The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) announced a successful new referral initiative that is saving the lives and limbs of patients with necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease.

Researchers Discover New Information About Melanoma—May Lead to New Tools & Therapies

A specific biochemical process that can cause normal and healthy skin cells to transform into cancerous melanoma cells has been found, which should help predict melanoma vulnerability and could also lead to future therapies.

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