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This common arthritis drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found a common drug for rheumatoid arthritis, methotrexate, could increase risks for skin cancer, gastrointestinal, infectious, lung, and blood...

Scientists now have new guidelines to treat dangerous skin tumor

It starts as a yellow or shiny bump on the eyelids, face or body that grows and doesn't go away, unlike a pimple. The bump...

This simple blood test could detect skin cancer in eyes

In a new study, researchers found that a simple blood test could soon become the latest monitoring tool for the early detection of melanoma...

Vitamin D may benefit people with skin cancer

In a new study, researchers found that vitamin D influences the behavior of melanoma cells in the lab by making them less aggressive. They discovered...

Some skin cancer may start from hair

In a new study, researchers found that some of the most deadly skin cancers may start in stem cells that lend color to hair,...

6 skin care tips that dermatologists use themselves

Board-certified dermatologists are experts when it comes to the skin, hair and nails, diagnosing and treating more than 3,000 diseases and conditions, including skin...

Solarium use linked to higher skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found a clear link between the number of solarium sessions and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) development. The research was...

Synthetic squid can save you from sunburn

There’s nothing worse than a sunburn. Actually, there is—the potential damage that sunscreen can do to our bodies and the environment. So would you try a...

Scientists find a way to detect 95% of skin cancer

In a new study, researchers found that SkinVision—the first CE-marked skin cancer application based on extensive clinical trials—has a sensitivity of 95.1% in detecting...

How the Sun damages our skin

In a new study, researchers have discovered the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin. The research was conducted...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...