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Scientists close in on origins of psoriasis, eczema
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Psoriasis and eczema both cause red, scaly skin rashes, but the similarities between the two common, distressing conditions typically end there. And now, examining patients suffering from both ailments (a very rare phenomenon), German scientists have teased out the opposing immune system responses that prompt skin flare-ups for both diseases. More

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Hispanics still lagging in sun-safe behaviors
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Hispanics shouldn't assume their darker skin means they can't get skin cancer, and they should make sure to protect themselves when they're out in the sun, according to a new report. More

8th Annual Meeting webinars available
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The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE each through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.

From Innate Immunity to Smart Peptides
Presented by Timothy Falla PhD


This presentation will provide a description of the field and an insight into the activities, uses and future of these innovative new molecules. Many people have heard of "peptides" but few understand their origins and application to dermatology and skincare.1.0 CE.

At the conclusion of this presentation the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Understand the essential role peptides play in healthy skin.
2) Compare the wide range of processes that can be affected by peptides in dermatology.
3) Analyze the science behind the array of peptides.
4) Recognize innovative new molecules used in skincare, OTC and Rx products.

To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)

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Flip-flops, baseball caps may raise risk of skin cancer
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Wearing flip-flops and baseball caps can increase your risk of skin cancer, an expert warns. "Most skin cancers occur on the parts of the body that are repeatedly exposed to the sun," Dr. Rebecca Tung, director of the dermatology division at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill., said in a Loyola news release. "The problem with flip-flops and baseball caps is that they leave the tips of the ears and the tops of the feet dangerously exposed to sun damage. The potential for skin cancers in those areas are real, especially on the tips of the ears," she explained. More

Itchy scalp offers clues to disease
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Researchers are hoping a new analytic technique can someday help detect major diseases like cancer and Alzheimer's disease. In the meantime, the approach is proving useful at telling how bad a case of dandruff a person has. More

Upbeat boomers say they're not old yet
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Baby boomers say wrinkles aren't so bad and they're not that worried about dying. Just don't call them "old." The generation that once powered a youth movement isn't ready to symbolize the aging of America, even as its first members are becoming eligible for Medicare. A new poll finds three-quarters of all baby boomers still consider themselves middle-aged or younger, and that includes most of the boomers who are ages 57-65. More

Specialists more likely to spot deadly skin cancer
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Melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer, can be found by patients themselves, but new research reveals that self-detection is not as effective as screenings performed by doctors. More



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