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University of Waterloo via Medical Xpress
New technology being developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo and the Sunnybrook Research Institute is using artificial intelligence to help detect melanoma skin cancer earlier.
The technology employs machine-learning software to analyze images of skin lesions and provide doctors with objective data on telltale biomarkers of melanoma, which is deadly if detected too late, but highly treatable if caught early.
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In a case report published online Aug. 16 in the Journal of Dermatology, leukomelanoderma is described in patients using hydroquinone at a concentration of 10 percent.
Saki Yanagishita-Nakatsuji, from the Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine in Japan, and colleagues present two cases of leukomelanoderma associated with probable allergic contact dermatitis.
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These days, many people incorporate sunblock into their everyday skin care routines (public awareness around skin cancer prevention has gotten pretty good, after all). But are we wearing enough of it? Or, alternatively, is it giving us all cancer, as some rumors would suggest?
To set the record straight on the effectiveness of SPF, we turned to the experts and asked them to dispel some myths.
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Intense pulsed light technology is common, versatile and, in all likelihood, has reached its technological maturity, according to Dr. S. Manjula Jegasothy, founder of the Miami Skin Institute and clinical associate professor of dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
IPL is not typically the gold-star, stand-alone technology in the dermatologist's practice, because it can be less effective than many of today's single wavelength technologies, she says.
Tanning experts have moved to reassure sun bed lovers that their tanning tools are safe.
Swindon beauty specialists said that the beds were intended to be less harmful than tanning out in the sun.
It follows a study published in a leading dermatology journal that suggested that one in five people who use sun beds could be addicted to them.
Nearly none of the hacks I see on Instagram these days surprise me anymore. All the ways to wield lighters, tweezers, and other household items to make makeup go on easier are just another day on Insta. A makeup artist who goes by @mercedesbenssz on Instagram used water bottles in an inventive way, though, that intrigued me. In a recent video she posted, Mercedes took two empty water bottles, squeezed them, then moved them around her face in an upward motion. In the caption she wrote, "How to tighten your skin and have clear skin. Drink up (water) pour up (water.)Squeezing empty water bottles and moving upward motion to keeping blood flow circulating to tone and firm the skin."
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While some women proudly sport a silver mane, many others face the arrival of new gray hairs with dread. The good news: Scientists are hard at work on how to prevent them. So what do researchers know that you don't?
Where's a dermatologist when you need one? A recent investigation by Women's Health details a widespread shortage of dermatologists who can evaluate skin cancer. Wait times can be dangerously long, if you can get an appointment at all.
In the article, journalist Melinda Wenner Moyer gives a few tips to better your chances.
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A DNA-based personalized skin-care plan, once the domain of dermatologists or prestige retailers, is now only a drugstore visit away. HomeDNA Skin Care just rolled out in select CVS ...
When Kim Kardashian West told the world about her ongoing problems with psoriasis, an immune-mediated disease that causes raised, red, scaly patches to appear on the skin, it helped raise awareness for the condition. Now, another A-lister is speaking out with the same intention.
Pop icon Cyndi Lauper spoke out on "Good Morning America" about her battle with psoriasis and her partnership with Novartis (parent company of Cosentyx, an anti-psoriasis drug), which she hopes will help her reach those who are also suffering from the disease.
Trying to keep your beauty game strong? Well, beauty comes from within, so make sure you're taking the right supplements to make you healthy inside and out. The right herbal supplements can actually help your body naturally produce stronger hair, glowing skin, and rock-hard nails, so keep an eye out for these dermatologist-recommended miracle pills.
NCEA has joined the ranks of colleges and universities, and now can administer the NCEA Examination in the comfort of your own home or office.
Learn more at www.NCEACertified.org.
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