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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.
The risk of developing melanoma was more closely related to sun exposure in early life than in adulthood in young caucasian women, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London.
By: Jennifer Linder, MD
There are many proven ingredients and product categories that can be added to a client's daily regimen to help preserve, maintain and increase the facial volume of skin.
By: Kris Campbell
Knowledge about the efficacy and abilities of a variety of natural ingredients is expanding every day.
An international team led by King's College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) has developed the first lab-grown epidermis with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.