(HealthDay)—The first skin patch approved to treat migraines offers patients an alternative to pills, nasal sprays and injections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—As thousands of college students head to sunny spots for spring break, getting temporary tattoos may seem like a fun thing to do. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that they can ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The field of cell therapy, which aims to form new cells in the body in order to cure disease, has taken another important step in the development towards new treatments. A new report from researchers at Lund University in ...
Neuroscience Mar 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
At the dawn of third millennium medical researchers still know very little about gender-specific differences in illness, particularly when it comes to disease symptoms, influencing social and psychological factors, and the ...
Cardiology Mar 22, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study of genetically modified immune cells by scientists from UCLA and the California Institute of Technology could help improve a promising treatment for melanoma, an often fatal form of skin cancer.
Cancer Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Despite the fact that 30 states in America have restrictions on the use of commercial tanning beds by those 18 and younger, Idaho recently joined 17 states that do not restrict tanning bed use among minors.
Health Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
"Brazilians" and other types of fashionable pubic hair removal may boost the risk of a viral infection called Molluscum contagiousum, suggests a small study published online in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 18, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Oral estrogen therapy for menopausal women is associated with an increased risk of gallbladder surgery, according to a large-scale study of more than 70 000 women in France published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) ...
Surgery Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Mycobacterium ulcerans infects the skin and subcutaneous tissues and secretes a lipid toxin, mycolactone, which causes open skin lesions, known as Buruli ulcers.
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, scientists have transplanted neural cells derived from a monkey's skin into its brain and watched the cells develop into several types of mature brain cells, according to the authors of ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Injected with a fluorescent protein to make them glow bright red, laboratory mice are helping Czech scientists better understand the causes behind intestinal cancers and skin diseases while leaving the rodents unscathed.
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Resveratrol, a molecule found in red wine (and red grape skin and elsewhere) is back in the headlines after an international team of researchers published a paper in the journal Sciencelate last week. The news made headlines arou ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 5
The skin cancer growing on Carolyn Bohlmann's nose was not a very aggressive variety. But it was deep and located right on her nostril. The tricky part was not so much removing it – MOHS surgery, the procedure ...
Surgery Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The human skin is home to countless microorganisms that we can't see, but these microbes help define who we are. Our invisible passengers – known as the skin microbiome - contribute to our health in numerous ways including ...
Other Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has found that women who take aspirin have a reduced risk of developing melanoma—and that the longer they take it, the lower the risk. The findings suggest that aspirin's anti-inflammatory effects may help protect ...
Cancer Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |