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Sunscreen

Common Sunscreen Mistakes Identified By Dermatologist

Most common Skin cancer in the United States, which affecting one in five Americans in their lifetime. Yet according to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology; so most cases of skin cancer can be prevent by protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. The best way to do this, they say, is…

Melanoma

Sunscreen Would Not Have Saved Dark Skin People From Melanoma

Melanoma is a potentially deadly form of skin cancer linked to overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Sunscreen can block UV rays and therefore reduce the risk of sun burns, which ultimately reduces the risk of developing melanoma. Thus, the promotion of sunscreen as an effective melanoma prevention strategy is a reasonable public health…

Sunscreen

Effect Of Sunscreen Get Into People’s Bloodstreams

Researcher study publish in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has attract widespread media attention after it find chemicals contain in sunscreen could get into people’s bloodstreams: A variety of different chemicals in sunscreen are use to absorb or scatter UV light both long wavelength (UVA) and short wavelength (UVB)  to protect us from…

Cell Carcinoma

Treatment Of Actinic Keratosis And Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) represents the most common cancer among white skinned people. The term NMSC refers to keratinocyte cancer and essentially to two types of cancer: basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). BCC is characterize by local tissue damage and seldom leads to metastatization while SCC can recur and metastasize. The…

Vitamin D

Does Sunscreen Compromise Vitamin D Levels In Skin

Sunscreen can reduce the sun’s adverse effects, but there are concerns that it might inhibit the body’s production of vitamin D. In a newBritish Journal of Dermatology study, however, investigators record an increase of vitamin D in participants during a week of cloudless weather, with very high UV index, even when sunscreens were usedproperly and…

Mental Disorders

Psoriasis and Risk of Mental Disorders in Denmark

Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk for mental disorders, with time to onset starting within two to three months after diagnosis, according to two research letters published online May 8 in JAMA Dermatology. Michelle Z. Leisner, M.P.H., from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, and colleagues examined the correlation between psoriasis and subsequent development of mental…

Sunscreen Ingredients

FDA Finds High Systemic Absorption of Sunscreen Ingredients

Every patient in a small, randomized clinical trial testing over the counter (OTC) sunscreens quickly developed systemic levels of active ingredients that exceed the 0.5 ng/mL concentration the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance says should trigger systemic safety testing, FDA researchers report today in JAMA. While the study authors and the authors of…

Skin Cancer

Sunscreens Are Safe, Effective To Use As Defense Against Skin Cancer

The Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) today reassure Australians that sunscreens are safe and effective to use as a line of defence against skin cancer. The results of the study release yesterday should not undermine public confidence in sunscreens. Skin cancers are cancers that arise from the skin. They are due to the development of abnormal cells that have the ability…

Sunscreens

Sunscreens Can Work Their Way Into The Bloodstream

Sunscreens are one of the most essential means to protect oneself from the harmful UV rays of the sun and protect oneself from skin cancer. Skin cancer, say health officials, remains one of the most common cancers diagnose in the United States. Millions of people use sunscreens with an SPF of over 15 when stepping…

Skin Microbiome

Study Shows Skin Microbiome Imbalance Likely Behind Eczema Flareups

Team of researchers affiliated with multiple institutions across the U.S. has find a connection between a skin microbiome imbalance and eczema flareups. In their paper published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, the group describes their study of the skin microbiome and the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, which has been associated with eczema. The human microbiome…

Plaque Psoriasis

European Commission Approves Risankizumab For Plaque Psoriasis

The European Commission (EC) has approved risankizumab (Skyrizi, AbbVie) for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy. The action comes 2 months after the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommend approval of the drug. Rizankizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody that targets the p19…

Risk Of Psoriasis

Study Shows Higher Weight Increases Risk Of Psoriasis

Studies have link psoriasis and higher weight, but the causal relationship between the two has been unclear. What triggers what? Higher BMI may contribute to increase inflammation of the skin, which can exacerbate psoriasis, but it could also be that psoriasis leads to a person being less physically active and thus gaining weight, explains Mari…