NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get Skin Cancer, compared to those who rarely used those medications. The findings add to growing evidence that long-term use of the medications, known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs, may help protect people against skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest type. ... read more..
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Saturday, 26 May 2012
Skin Cancer Screening-Malignant Tumors
Doctors find a high number of malignant tumors when a state-wide Skin Cancer Screening program is introduced, says a new study. read more..
Hispanic Adults-Healthday News-Skin Cancer
FRIDAY, May 25 (Healthday News) -- Only one in 14 Hispanic adults in the United States has ever been screened for Skin Cancer, far fewer than the one in four whites screened, a new study finds. read more..
Friday, 25 May 2012
Want flawless, glowy skin? Our friends Puristics are sending a lucky winner and a friend on an ah-maaah-zing spa getaway. Head to their FB page for full details and snag some free samples of their Intensive Eye Treatment! And for your complete summer beauty & style guide give this a click:
http://on.self.com/J87xkU read more..
Thursday, 24 May 2012
Hello, Sunshine! Click through for Products and info on soaking up the rays this season.
Sun-Proof Your Skin From A to Z
Get solar-empowered with these secrets for staying healthy (and looking gorgeous!) in the sun. read more..
Questionable Ingredients-Sunscreen Ingredients-Allergic Reactions-Sunscreens
Some Sunscreens are loaded with seriously questionable ingredients that can induce adverse effects on your skin and body—such as allergic reactions, hormone disruption premature aging, and other carcinogenic symptoms. Scary and Safe Sunscreen Ingredients: http://ow.ly/b6SNN
6 Scary Sunscreen Ingredients and 6 Safe SPF Products | Women's Health...
WH Glow - Just another WH Blogs Sites site read more..
Heart Failure Patients-Birth Control Options-Intrauterine Devices-Birth Control Pills
WEDNESDAY, May 23 (Healthday News) -- In a medical science first, researchers turned Skin Cells from heart failure patients into heart muscle cells that may then be used to fix damaged cardiac tissue. read more..
IUDs, Implants Best for Long-Term Birth Control: Study
WEDNESDAY, May 23 (Healthday News) -- New research suggests that long-term Birth Control options, such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) and under-the-skin implants, are 20 times more effective for preventing pregnancy than short-term contraceptives, such as birth control pills, patches and rings. read more..
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Heart Failure Patients-Pluripotent Stem Cells-Heart Cells
|The surgery is the equivalent to creating the stage of a patient's heart cells when they are just born, a doctor said|
Lab scientists on Wednesday reported that for the first time they had taken skin cells from patients who had suffered heart failure and turned them into cells that could repair damaged cardiac muscle. read more..
Scientists turn skin cells into beating heart muscle
|To match skin to stem cells for heart failure patients Fluorescent images of human heart cells generated from induced pluripotent stem cells of heart failure patients in an undated image. REUTERS/Lior Gepstein/Handout|
Scientists have for the first time succeeded in taking skin cells from patients with heart failure and transforming them into healthy, beating heart tissue that could one day be used to treat the condition. read more..
Tuesday, 22 May 2012
Correct Category-Beautiful Skin-Dermatologists-Skin Type
The first step toward getting a Beautiful Skin is figuring out your Skin Type. We devised an easy cheat sheet to help you pinpoint the Correct Category, then talked to four top Dermatologists, each with a different skin type, to reveal their best lifestyle advice and the products they swear by: http://ow.ly/b0Gg8
Determining Your Facial Skin Type & Care Guide
Beautiful skin and how to get it from the top dermatologists read more..
Monday, 21 May 2012
Skincare Products-Aaron Tabor-Junk Food-Health
Your skin reflects your overall Health," Dr. Aaron Tabor, skincare and anti-aging expert, says, "so the best thing to remember is to eat a healthy diet and avoid junk food, do not smoke, exercise regularly, and drink plenty of water. It is also important to read the ingredients on all skincare products and avoid any that contain "Glycols" or "PEGS," as they contain harmful chemicals." For more good-skin tips, read on: http://bit.ly/J2iMgi
10 Surprising Things You Don’t Know About Your Skin
From the right way to wash your face to the important product you're not using. read more..
Greenville Memorial Hospital-South Carolina Hospital-Necrotizing Fasciitis-Bacterial Infection
CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - A 36-year-old new mother of twins who is suffering from a "flesh-eating" Bacterial Infection has undergone a series of operations to remove dead or damaged tissue in a South Carolina hospital, her brother said on Sunday. Lana Kuykendall was admitted to Greenville Memorial Hospital on May 11, days after giving birth, with a painful spot on her leg that was ultimately diagnosed as necrotizing fasciitis, a serious infection of the skin and soft tissues. ... read more..
Saturday, 19 May 2012
Nonprofit Research Organization-Environmental Working Group-Washington, D.C.-Skin Cancer
The Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit research organization based in Washington, D.C., reviewed nearly 1,400 Sunscreens in 2010 and found that only 8 percent made the grade in terms of preventing Skin Cancer and signs of aging. Read this before lathering up this weekend: http://ow.ly/b0EnF
10 Secrets About Sunscreen
We uncovered some surprising sun and skincare truths. So before you lotion up this summer, make sure you really are sun-safe read more..
Signs Of Skin Cancer-Healthday News-Sun Protection-Melanoma
FRIDAY, May 18 (Healthday News) -- Older men have an increased risk of developing Melanoma, but most are careless about sun protection and do not know how to properly check themselves for signs of skin cancer, a new survey reveals. read more..
Friday, 18 May 2012
National Skin Cancer Awareness Month-Beauty Products-Damage
May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so it's the perfect time to start thinking about preventing Damage to your outer layer: http://bit.ly/J2iMgi
10 Surprising Things You Don’t Know About Your Skin
From the right way to wash your face to the important product you're not using. read more..
If you could only use three beauty products for the rest of your life, what woul...
If you could only use three Beauty Products for the rest of your life, what would they be? http://bit.ly/Kxmtib
Must-Have Beauty Products for Younger-Looking Skin
Turn back the clock with these powerful beauty buys. read more..
From time to time, everyone picks their skin, whether it's squeezing a pimple or removing peeling skin. But for people with compulsive skin picking, "We just take it to a whole new level," says Dana Marie Flores, who has struggled with this disorder for 30 years. read more..
Thursday, 17 May 2012
Dermatologist Doris Day-Flawless Skin-Clinical Data
"Everyone should use retinol," says New York Dermatologist Doris Day. "It has decades of clinical data to support its efficacy, helps skin cell turnover, and boosts collagen production to keep skin firm and youthful." Other skin tips: http://ow.ly/aXBED
The 30-Day Guide to Flawless Skin
Try any (or all!) of these expert tips and tricks to get the clear, radiant skin you’ve always wanted read more..
Glaxosmithkline Plc-Experimental Drugs-Clinical Trial-Side Effects-Cancer Cells
(Reuters) - Two drugs being developed by GlaxoSmithKline Plc - each designed to block different pathways used by cancer cells - have been shown in a small clinical trial to curb Melanoma with fewer side effects than current therapies. The experimental drugs are dabrafenib, designed to work in patients with a mutation of a gene known as BRAF, and trametinib, which interferes with a protein known as MEK. The drug combination was tested in patients with advanced melanoma and a mutation in the BRAF gene. About half of all melanomas - the deadliest form of Skin Cancer - have the genetic aberration. ... read more..
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
The Skin Cancer Foundation-Skin Cancer Prevention
Taking care of your skin might be the most important thing you do all summer. Skin Cancer is now an epidemic with a record 2 million cases diagnosed each year in the U.S., according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. One in five Americans will develop... read more..
Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Best Body Lotion-Body Butter-Smooth Skin
Body butter, lotion, creams....learn the difference and which ones you should really be using for silky, Smooth Skin this summer:
Best Body Lotion for Your Skin
How to find your formula for silky, smooth skin. read more..
Professional Body Piercer-Tattoo Parlor-Ipod Nano-Hurban
(Reuters) - Professional body piercer Dave Hurban is a man attached to his iPod. Literally. Hurban, 21, who works in a tattoo parlor in Newfield, New Jersey, implanted four metal studs in the skin of his wrist and secured his iPod to them magnetically. "I just invented the strapless watch," he said on Monday of his Apple Inc device, set to display a clock. Hurban cheerfully recounted how he mapped out the four corners of the iPod on his arm and then inserted four titanium studs into his skin. Once the incisions healed, he popped on his iPod, which is held in place magnetically. ... read more..
Saturday, 12 May 2012
Healthday News-Skin Problems-Weight Gain-Obese Women
FRIDAY, May 11 (Healthday News) -- Obese women often stop getting their periods, but new research suggests weight-loss surgery can help regulate their monthly cycles, while also stemming excessive hair growth and skin problems that often accompany significant weight gain. read more..
Physicians Formula-Skin Concerns-Meghan
Please welcome Dr. Meghan O'Brien, certified consulting dermotologist for Physicians Formula! She's here to answer all of your biggest skin concerns from 2pm-3pm! read more..
Sunscreen confusion won't be over before summer after all. The government is bowing to industry requests for more time to make clear how much protection their brands really offer against skin cancer. read more..
Friday, 11 May 2012
Indoor Tanning Beds-Alarming Number-Healthday News-Young Adults
THURSDAY, May 10 (Healthday News) -- Despite warnings about the dangers of excess sun exposure, Young Adults in the United States still get sunburned or use indoor tanning beds, federal health officials said Thursday. read more..
Half of young adults still get sunburned
An alarming number of Young Adults are doing things that dangerously increase their risk of skin cancer, according to new reports for the CDC. read more..
Thursday, 10 May 2012
Get Silky-Soft Skin!
Today's Healthy Beauty Awards giveaway: 500 Caress Endless Kiss Silkening Body Washes. Enter to win now!
http://on.self.com/LccOLq read more..
Women's Health Magazine-Weather-Ladies
Warmer Weather means showing more skin. Here's how to keep it classy, Ladies: http://ow.ly/aO4tu
Revealing Styles: How to Show a Little Skin | Women's Health Magazine
A small flash of flesh is hotter than an eyeful. Try these simple tips for flaunting sexy body parts—subtly read more..
Genome Sequencing-Healthday News-Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, May 9 (Healthday News) -- Researchers have completed the first genome sequencing of Melanoma, an aggressive and frequently fatal form of skin cancer. read more..
Wednesday, 9 May 2012
Autoimmune Disease-Healthday News-Eye Color-Vitiligo
TUESDAY, May 8 (Healthday News) -- Eye color may help predict risk for vitiligo, an autoimmune disease in which the skin loses its pigment, a new study finds. read more..
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
Melanoma Skin Cancer-Melanoma Symptoms-Melanoma Risk-Sun Safety
It's Melanoma Monday...SHARE this with someone who needs to be better about sun safety (you know who you are!)
Melanoma Skin Cancer
Melanoma symptoms include a change in the shape, size, or color of a mole, but melanomas can also look like a bruise that doesn't heal or a dark streak under a finger or toenail. Excess sun is linked to melanoma risk. read more..
Skin Cancer Prevention
If you're like us, you have a blast frolicking in the sun — but you don't love coming home with your first ever-so-mild sunburn of the year. Oops! Follow these skin cancer prevention tips. read more..
Free Skin Cancer Screening-Dangerous Disease-Recognition-Melanoma
In recognition of Melanoma Monday, find a free skin cancer screening near you and learn how to protect yourself against this dangerous disease. Fess up, do you use sunscreen every day?
Melanoma Monday® | aad.org
Learn more about Melanoma Monday® at aad.org read more..
Carlos Bustamante-Military Jacket-Blond Hair
When Sean Myles worked as post-doctoral student in Carlos Bustamante’s lab, he showed Bustamante a photo of a Melanesian child with cocoa-colored skin and bright blond hair, wearing a U.S. military jacket. read more..
Preventive Services Task Force-Counsel Children-Healthday News-Young Adults-Tanning Beds
MONDAY, May 7 (Healthday News) -- Doctors should take the time to counsel children, teens and Young Adults on the dangers of sun exposure and tanning beds, according to new recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. read more..
Monday, 7 May 2012
Healthday News-Routine Skin
SUNDAY, May 6 (Healthday News) -- Adults and children should be screened routinely for changes in the appearance of their skin, experts advise. read more..
Sunday, 6 May 2012
Sure, sunscreen helps protect your Skin from the sun. But did you know these foods do, too? http://ow.ly/aHAKH
These foods will naturally boost your epidermal armor, letting you play outside (without fear of sun damage!) all year 'round read more..
Friday, 4 May 2012
Benefits Of Pomegranates-The Ancient Wisdom-Modern Science
Modern science now verifies the ancient wisdom that pomegranates offer a bounty of age-defying benefits from the inside-out and the outside-in to nourish, protect, and rejuvenate skin. Check it out: http://ow.ly/aGxvo
Beauty Benefits of Pomegranates | Women's Health Healthy Living Blog:...
Pomegranates protect and strengthen skin cells on the surface and regenerate cells in the deeper layers of skin. read more..
Thursday, 3 May 2012
Skin Cancer Awareness Month-Dangers Of Tanning Beds-Tanning Booth
Have you heard about this? New Jersey mom arrested after allegedly taking daughter, 5, into tanning booth: http://ow.ly/aExgr This reminds us...May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. The dangers of tanning beds: http://ow.ly/aExad
New Jersey mom arrested after allegedly taking daughter, 5, into tanning...
A New Jersey woman was arrested after police said she brought her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth, causing the girl to suffer burns. read more..
Women diagnosed with Melanoma are more likely to survive the skin cancer than men and less likely to have it recur, according to a European study. read more..
Wednesday, 2 May 2012
TUESDAY, May 1 (Healthday News) -- When it comes to surviving the skin cancer known as Melanoma, nature appears to have dealt women a better hand than men, new research suggests. read more..
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Women's Health Magazine-Men And Women-Covergirl-Lipstick
Covergirl scientists tracked the eye movements of subjects looking at an image of a woman wearing different brightnesses of lip color. Both men and women spent much more time checking her out when she wore vibrant lipstick. Check it out: http://ow.ly/aCfql
The Best Lipstick Shades For Every Skin Tone | Women's Health Magazine
Get a makeup lesson from Poppy King, the lipstick queen read more..
Healthday News-Health Tip-Blisters
(Healthday News) -- Blisters form when something presses and rubs on the skin. While you should monitor the area for signs of infection, such as pain or redness, experts say the best way to care for a blister is to leave it alone. read more..