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New Study Discover How The Sun Damages Our Skin

New Study Discover How The Sun Damages Our Skin

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have discover the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin. What kind of ultraviolet radiation is the worst for our skin? And how exactly does the sun damage it? Those two questions are at the heart of a new study by…

Fecal Transplants Can Improve Outcomes In Melanoma Patients

Fecal Transplants Can Improve Outcomes In Melanoma Patients

A multidisciplinary team at Lawson Health Research Institute is exploring whether fecal transplants can improve outcomes in melanoma patients treated with immunotherapy. Immunotherapy drugs stimulate a person’s immune system to attack and destroy cancer. While they can significantly improve survival outcomes in those with melanoma, they are only effective in 40 to 50 per cent…

Skin Cells Could Be Key To Treat Common Skin Cancer

Skin Cells Could Be Key To Treat Common Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer; The outer layer of the skin completely replaces itself every two to four weeks; but when this process is block, cancer can grow. A new study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has now identified a key regulator of that block known as LSD1, as well…

Blocking Inflammatory To Preventing Brain Metastasis From Melanoma

Brain Metastasis Occurs When Tumor Cells Hijack

Brain metastases are among the deadliest tumor metastases, with a median survival period of less than one year; also the incidence of brain metastasis is rising. A new Tel Aviv University study finds that melanoma brain metastasis occurs when tumor cells”hijack” an inflammatory pathway in the brain. Blocking this pathway could prevent these metastases from developing,…

Melanoma Patients

Melanoma Patients Are Not Responsive To Immunotherapies

A study from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs led by Anna Vilgelm, MD, Ph.D., and Ann Richmond, Ph.D., has identified a possible second-line treatment for melanoma patients. The potential treatment would render CDK4/6 inhibitors, a class of drugs prescribed for some breast cancers, also effective against melanoma by combining the inhibitors…

Microneedling Helps Decrease The Appearance Of Acne

Microneedling Helps Decrease The Appearance Of Acne Scars

It turns out creating tiny injuries on your face with needles actually helps decrease the appearance of acne scars. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have find that this process, called microneedling; so helps rejuvenation and decreases the inflammation and scarring that often plagues those with acne. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that…

New Studies Improve Blue Light Treatment For Psoriasis

New Studies Improve Blue Light Treatment For Psoriasis

New study supports the use of virtual patients and in silico clinical studies to evaluate the effectiveness of blue light to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Researchers also demonstrated that this in silico approach can be used to improve the treatment response of patients with psoriasis to blue light by modifying the settings of the…

Psoriasis Therapy To Reduced Coronary Inflammation In Patients

Psoriasis Therapy To Reduced Coronary Inflammation In Patients

Researchers have found that anti-inflammatory biologic therapies used to treat moderate to severe psoriasis can significantly reduce coronary inflammation in patients with the chronic skin condition. Scientists said the findings are particularly notable because of the use of a novel imaging biomarker, the perivascular fat attenuation index (FAI); that was able to measure the effect…

Using Sterilize Equipment In Beauty Procedure To Prevent Skin

Using Sterilize Equipment In Beauty Procedure To Prevent Skin

Recent news that more than a dozen cosmetic beauty operators have shut down across Victoria in the last year will give many people cause for concern. One beauty therapist was allegedly found to be operating at the back of a jewellery store, offering risky procedures including mole removal, facial fillers and skin tightening. In many cases, plastic…

Proteins Are Successful At Stopping Melanoma During Summer

Proteins Are Successful At Stopping Melanoma During Summer

Melanoma; When the sun’s rays touch your skin, they don’t stop there. Ultraviolet (UV) light enters your cells, and photons tiny particles of light landing on the proteins and DNA in your cells. With just the right amount of activation energy; so proteins change their shape and function, and your DNA becomes damage, or as…