According to the Mayo clinic, 1 out every 5 Americans suffers from Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD. Some of those with IBD may be at an increased risk for skin cancer, because of the immunosuppressant drugs used to treat the condition, according to studies. In the November issue of Gastroenterology, two studies published stated that […]
The European Union banned the use of “full body scanners” which use x-rays, because of a safety concern. All countries that are part of the European Union, 27 in total, will cease to use the backscatter scanners, “in order not to risk jeopardizing citizens’ health and safety”. This is according to a press release from […]
The FDA has now approved Restylane, a filler for the face, to be used in lip augmentations, according to GlobeNewswire. The report states the Restylane was originally produced to treat wrinkles back in 2003, but now has added use for submucosal implantation for lip augmentations in patients ages 21 or older These changes will also be […]
Tuesday, November 23, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Research has suggested that families affected by melanoma skin cancer may also have a higher-than-average rate of Parkinson’s disease — but a large new study found no evidence of such a link. This doesn’t mean no genetic link exists, the authors of […]
Think acne and you think “teenager.” Think again: Researchers believe that acnes is present in up to 54% of adult women and in 40% of adult men. The bad news is that half of the affected women don’t respond to traditional therapy, such as benzoyl peroxide, retinoids and antibiotics. The good news is that today’s […]
Getting perfect skin — a face that’s free of lines, wrinkles, sun damage and other signs of aging — is a lofty goal, but it’s at the heart of almost every cosmetic procedure from facials to full-scale facelifts. Women in search of perfection and contemplating these procedures typically ask their friends and acquaintances for recommendations […]
Leading dermatologist dispels myths, says teens need better protection to avoid cancer. Of the approximately 1.3 million Americans who will learn they have melanomas or other skin cancers this year a growing percentage will be young people. According to the American Cancer Society, melanoma is now the most common cancer among Americans aged 25 to […]
Everyone knows it. Age spots on our skin make us appear many years older than our true ages. Today, dermatologist Joshua Fox, M.D., says there are many treatments available to reduce or remove these age spots, helping us to look years younger. Age spots are flat, light or dark brown marks that develop on the […]
Dr. Joshua Fox and Dr. Valerie Goldburt on  misconceptions about cosmetics and sun protection We all agree on sunscreen for a day at the beach. But do we need it for a day at the office? Few women want a glazed sheen when they head to work, but sun protection is still essential. UV rays […]

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