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Skin Cancer Is Diagnosed Accurately By Dermatologists

According to a new study, researcher determine that physician assistants (PAs) are increasingly used in dermatology practices to cut costs and improve access to care, but are more likely than dermatologists to perform unnecessary skin biopsies to check for cancer, while being less likely to accurately diagnose early stage skin cancers. The study was published in JAMA Dermatology.

Antioxidant Targets Old Blood Vessels And Convert To Them Young Again

Accoridng to a new stduy, researchers estimated that older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see age-related vascular changes reverse by the equivalent of 15 to 20 years within six weeks. They adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting pharmaceutical-grade nutritional supplements, or nutraceuticals, could play an important role in preventing heart disease. The study was published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.

A Tiny Hair-Like Filaments Takes Up New Shape In Inner Ear

Researchers examined a inner ear, ears are exquisite detection instruments, capable of discerning a whisper or distinct notes of music within a symphony. To pick up these sounds, tiny hair-like filaments in the inner ear must be packed into precisely arranged bundles, all facing the same direction. Images of the normal, tidy architecture of these bundles on cells within the cochlea, the inner ear structure responsible for hearing. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.