New nuclear medicine method could improve detection of primary and metastatic melanoma
A new nuclear medicine method for detecting malignant melanoma, one of the most aggressive skin cancers, has been successfully tested for the first time in humans and could...
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Body-painting protects against bloodsucking insects
A study by researchers from Sweden and Hungary shows that white, painted stripes on the body protect skin from insect bites. It is the first time researchers have successfully...
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Take a Break This Holiday Season With Our Med Spa
No matter how you celebrate, the holidays can be a frenetic time. Shopping for gifts, planning meals and parties, and coordinating your family's schedule is practically a...
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Blister fluid could help diagnose burn severity
Severe burns can leave physical and psychological scars, especially in children. When a burn patient enters the clinic, doctors use factors such as the depth and size of the...
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Body-painting protects the skin from insect bites
A study by researchers from Sweden and Hungary shows that white, painted stripes on the body protect skin from insect bites.
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New biodegradable wound dressing material accelerates healing
A team of scientists from the MISiS National University of Science and Technology with colleagues from the Central European Institute of Technology and other Czech universities...
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DIY Birth Control Patch Being Developed
The patch, which can be pressed into an arm or leg, has dissolvable microneedles that implant into the skin and slowly dissolve over time, delivering a contraceptive hormone...
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Tired of dry skin, hair and noses? Here's how to pick the best humidifier for your home
Goodbye, cracked skin.
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Is Shedding Belly Fat Really as Simple as Sipping Lemon Water? Here's What We Know
There's no doubt that there are benefits to drinking lemon water. The citrus fruit is packed with antioxidants like vitamin C, "which remove potentially damaging oxidizing...
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Should metal hypersensitivity skin-patch testing be included in the usual preoperative total joint arthroplasty work-up?
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Renewable Source of Cancer-fighting T Cells Created
The technique uses structures called artificial thymic organoids, which work by mimicking the environment of the thymus, the organ in which T cells develop from blood stem cells.
Home-Based Hypertension Program Kept BP Under Control
Brigham and women's hospital developed a home-based care delivery program to help control blood pressure quickly and at lower costs than office-based blood pressure programs...
Common Virus Reactivates After Transplantation: Here's How
Cytomegalovirus infects humans and then becomes dormant. Later on, it can reactivate, causing severe complications, especially in persons with weak immune systems, such as...
Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Could Lower Blood Pressure Levels
Exposure to chemicals such as phthalates, parabens or Bisphenol A can decrease blood pressure during pregnancy, reveals a new study.
High Levels of Erucic Acid in Food Can Affect Your Health
Eating foods containing high levels of erucic acid can significantly affect your health, reveals a new study.
Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked
A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say.
Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme
It's the first big Internet fad of 2019. Call it the “10 Year Aging Challenge,” the “2009 v. 2019 Challenge,” “The How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge” or the “First Profile...
Frail older people are at greater risk of getting dementia, even when their...
Experts from Dalhousie University in Canada now believe frailty could reduce people's tolerance to brain changes, so that they are more likely to become forgetful.
Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure
I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you about Jesus. Share...
‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life...
I'm not one to jump on trends, whether they are parenting fads, the latest health craze, or the new beauty product everyone is raging about. I tend to stick with what I know...