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Dec
20
2007

Skin Cancer Found to be More Scarce in Coffee Drinkers

Researchers find nonmelanoma skin cancer to be rarer in postmenopausal women who drink coffee.

Dec
20
2007

AAD Addresses New Developments in Skin Cancer Prevention

It is estimated that more than 1 million new cases of skin cancer were diagnosed in the United States in 2007. While most skin cancers have excellent cure rates if detected and treated early, dermatologists stress that prevention is still the best medicine.

Dec
19
2007

Sunlight May Help Prevent Some Lung Cancers

A new study is showing lower levels of ultraviolet B (UVB) rays from the sun to be associated with higher lung cancer occurrences.

Dec
18
2007

Skin Care: The Importance of Feel

By Steve Herman

In the excitement over peptides, neurocosmetics, antiglycation endpoints and prebiotics, it is easy to forget the importance of product look and feel.

Dec
18
2007

Study Finds Massage Relieves Pain After Surgery

U.S. researchers have found that patients treated with massage in postsurgical situations have experienced less pain.

Dec
14
2007

Managing the Effect Stress Has on Skin

Stress can cause problems with skin, hair and nails. The American Academy of Dermatology has recommendations on how to curb those effects.

Dec
13
2007

Food Choices Can Have an Impact on Skin Health

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, "you are what you eat” is an adage that often applies to skin care...

Dec
12
2007

New Study Shows Possible Cause of Rosacea Bumps

Although they are normal inhabitants of human skin and cannot be seen, microscopic mites known as Demodex folliculorum may actually be something to blush about.

Dec
11
2007

Gene-based Sunscreen May Someday Prevent Skin Cancer

Research is shedding new light on sunscreens that might someday prevent or treat skin cancer by reversing dangerous gene mutations caused by overexposure to the sun.

Dec
07
2007

Topically Applied Caffeine Proves Successful as Slimming Agent

The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology has published a report claiming that topically applied caffeine is a succesful slimming agent.