News tagged with skin colour

East Asian genes may solve the skin cancer puzzle

Europeans fall prey to skin cancer because of their lighter skin, while Africans' dark skin protects them. But East Asians, whose skin colour resembles that of Europeans, are similar to Africans in their low susceptibility ...

Jan 07, 2014
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Researchers found breast cancer survival gene

(PhysOrg.com) -- QIMR researchers, as part of an international collaboration, have found that a gene that is most commonly associated with skin pigmentation, hair and eye colour may influence a patient’s chances of surviving ...

Apr 13, 2010
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