Researchers suggest new strategy to identify germline mutations in men with prostate cancer
Scientists have had limited success at identifying specific inherited genes associated with prostate cancer, despite the fact that it is one of the most common non-skin cancers...
2 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
DePuy Synthes acquires Sentio
DePuy Synthes Products Inc. announced it has acquired Innovative Surgical Solutions LLC, doing business as Sentio LLC. Sentio markets nerve localization technology for spine...
6 hours ago - Healio
Fractional Laser Enhances Delivery of Liposomes
Peptides can have a beneficial effect on skin health, but typically offer poor transdermal penetration due to their hydrophilic nature. In an effort to improve penetration and...
6 hours ago - Surgical Aesthetics Magazine
What's on your skin? Archaea, that's what
It turns out your skin is crawling with single-celled microorganisms - and they're not just bacteria. A study has found that the skin microbiome also contains archaea, a type...
7 hours ago - ScienceDaily
'Painless' flu vaccine skin patch shows promise
"A 'painless' sticking plaster flu jab that delivers vaccine into the skin has passed important safety tests in the first trial in people," BBC News reports. Results of a small...
8 hours ago - NHS
Consensus Statement: Most Skin Procedures OK With Retinoids
Consensus statement changes recommendation to postpone skin procedures in patients on recent or concurrent systemic isotretinoin, except for manual dermabrasion and fully...
10 hours ago - Medscape
Mother pregnant with twins diagnosed with stage 4 cancer
Danielle Dick, 31, from Goddard, Kansas, was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma skin cancer in April. She was 17 weeks pregnant with twins when the masses were found in her brain...
10 hours ago - Daily Mail
Ingredient found in soap can alter 'wettability' of your skin
It's possible to alter the wettability of your skin using an ingredient commonly found in cosmetic cleaners, according to new research.
13 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Understanding early melanoma metastasis and developing new targets for treatment
A new study allows to visualize 'in vivo' how melanomas act before metastasis occurs, and how these invasive signals are reactivated when surgery is not efficient. The...
14 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Consensus recommendations on isotretinoin and timing of skin procedures
A new article reports on a panel of national experts that was convened and a review of the medical literature that was done to provide evidence-based recommendations regarding...
14 hours ago - ScienceDaily
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Could Teenage Weight Gain be Linked to Stroke Risk in Adulthood?
Eighty percent of overweight teens more likely to suffer from high blood pressure and a stroke in adulthood.
Breast Cancer: Family and Friends May Influence Treatment Decisions
Breast cancer is the abnormal proliferation of cells in the breast. A new study finds family and friends to likely influence the patient's treatment decisions.
President Trump likely to sign popular agro-terrorism bill
President Donald J. Trump is shortly expected to sign H.R. 1238, also called the “Securing our Agriculture and Food Act,” to coordinate efforts to defend U.S. food, agriculture...
Resveratrol compound in grapes found to kill cancer stem cells
The answer to preventing colon cancer could be literally dangling in front of you. That is, if you're in a vineyard. Scientists have recently discovered that grapes could hold...
Demand for Medical Cosmetic Procedures Increasing Worldwide
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has released the results of its annual Global Aesthetic Survey for 2016. The United States ranks No. 1 for total number...
Why I Refuse to Watch What I Eat on Vacation
I am not one of those people who can eat whatever I want and never gain weight. I've also been lucky to have never seriously struggled with my weight. However, like most adult...
Which of these are you?
When it comes to our nutrition, most of want to eat better, we just don't know how. What really makes a change and gets us ready to break out of our old bad eating routines we...
Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure Declined in US
Efforts to improve outpatient treatment and prevention measures have successfully reduced the number of heart failure patients needing hospitalization.
Protozoa and Giardia: The Most Common Causes of Waterborne Outbreaks
In developed countries, protozoa of the genera Cryptosporidium and Giardia are among the most common causes of waterborne diarrhoeal outbreaks.
Experts Still Trying to Make Sense of How Seizures Start and Spread
Epilepsy is a fairly common neurological disorder that affects 50 million people around the world. In the United States, it affects about 3 million people.