Medical research

Many Americans confused about sunscreens

Many Americans are confused about the proper application of sunscreen and about its sun protection factor (SPF), the American Academy of Dermatology says.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sunburns severe enough to warrant admission described

(HealthDay)—Sunburns severe enough to warrant admission to a specialist burn service are described in a research letter published online May 12 in JAMA Dermatology.

Health

The skinny on wrinkle-free skin

Wrinkles may be a natural part of getting older, but you can slow your skin's aging with changes to your lifestyle and environment, a skin expert says.

Health

Everything you want to know about sunscreen

From safety and effectiveness to who should use sunscreen and how to apply it, Canadian dermatologists review the latest evidence and guidelines on use of sunscreen.

Oncology & Cancer

UV-detecting stickers warn young footballers to apply sunscreen

The simple act of putting a UV-detecting sticker on sun-exposed skin while playing outdoor sport was found to increase sunscreen use and reduce the incidence of dangerous skin damage among 14-18-year-old rugby league players.

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Understand sunscreen options

The best sunscreen is one that you'll use generously and according to label directions. Here's help understanding sunscreen ingredients, types of sunscreen and more.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Treating melasma

Dear Mayo Clinic: Years ago, I had some patches of melasma on my face removed with IPL treatment. When I went to make an appointment with my dermatologist recently for the same condition, I was told IPL should not be used ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Melanoma rates drop sharply among teens, young adults

Cases of melanoma among U.S. adolescents and young adults declined markedly from 2006 to 2015—even as the skin cancer's incidence continued to increase among older adults and the general population during the span, new ...

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