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Sep
23
2008

Researchers Work to Unravel Skin Medical Mystery

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched an investigation in to the existence of a controversial potential skin disease called Morgellons.

Sep
22
2008

No Such Thing as a Safe Tan, Researchers Say

British and U.S. researchers have announced that their review of published studies leads to the conclusion that there is no such thing as a safe tan.

Sep
18
2008

Researchers Use Nanoparticles in Melanoma Treatment

A new study done at Penn State has shown nanoparticles filled with a drug that targets specific cancer-causing genes can treat melanoma.

Sep
17
2008

UCLA Doctors Research Undereye Bags

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have reported that fat expansion in the eye socket is the primary cause of undereye bags.

Sep
17
2008

Researchers Create Drug Delivery Nanoemulsions

Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles create nanoscale droplets for skin care delivery; researchers report molecules stable at a sub-100-nanometer size range.

Sep
17
2008

CDC Launches Educational Campaign on MRSA Skin Infections

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have began a national campaign to teach parents how to protect children from methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.

Sep
16
2008

Acupuncture Shown to Help Women Become Pregnant

Research done at the University of Virginia Health System has found acupuncture can aid women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in getting pregnant.

Sep
15
2008

New Study Shows Botox Helpful for Migraines

woman receiving botox

Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, has announced clinical data showing the wrinkle-smoother aids those suffering from migraines.

Sep
08
2008

Researchers Find ACE Inhibitors May FIght Skin Cancer

New research from a study done at the VA Medical Center in Providence, RI, suggests the use of ACE inhibitors and a similar medication may help prevent the development of some skin cancers.

Sep
05
2008

New Study Shows Signs of Tanning Depedence in College Students

A study recently conducted at the Virginia Commonwealth University showed college-age students displaying behaviors of tanorexia, or tanning depedence, which can increase chances for skin cancer.