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Having eczema may reduce your risk of skin cancer

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 5-May-2014 Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer, according to new research by King's College London. The immune response triggered by eczema could help prevent tumour formation by shedding potentially cancerous cells from the skin. There is ongoing debate surrounding allergic diseases and their…
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Lower Antioxidant Level Might Explain Higher Skin-Cancer Rate In Males

23 Nov- 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Men are three times more likely than women to develop a common form of skin cancer but medical science doesn’t know why. A new study may provide part of the answer. Researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J.…
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Mice at risk of asthma, allergies can fight off skin cancer

  Contact: Julia Evangelou Strait straitj@wustl.edu 314-286-0141 Washington University School of Medicine A molecule involved in asthma and allergies has now been shown to make mice resistant to skin cancer, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The molecule, called TSLP (thymic stromal lymphopoietin), is produced by damaged skin and…
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Sun exposure and sun-sensitive skin type decreased risk for pancreatic cancer

29 JUN 2012 LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — High levels of ultraviolet radiation at an individual’s birth location, sun-sensitive skin type and a history of skin cancer each decreased risk for pancreatic cancer, according to study results presented at the American Association for Cancer Research’s Pancreatic Cancer: Progress and Challenges conference, held here June 18-21. Rachel…
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Natural products from plants protect skin during cancer radiotherapy

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 24-Jul-2014 Radiotherapy for cancer involves exposing the patient or their tumor more directly to ionizing radiation, such as gamma rays or X-rays. The radiation damages the cancer cells irreparably. Unfortunately, such radiation is also harmful to healthy tissue, particularly the skin over the site of the tumor, which is then at risk…
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More evidence that caffeine lowers risk of skin cancer

Public release date: 15-Aug-2011 There might be a time when instead of just drinking that morning cup of coffee you lather it on your skin as a way of preventing harmful sun damage or skin cancer. A new Rutgers study strengthens the theory that caffeine guards against certain skin cancers at the molecular level by…
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Coffee consumption inversely associated with risk of most common form of skin cancer

29 JUL 2012 PHILADELPHIA — Increasing the number of cups of caffeinated coffee you drink could lower your risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, according to a study published in Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. “Our data indicate that the more caffeinated…
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Merkel cell polyomavirus linked to Skin Cancer : Developed a mutation that causes it to integrate into host-cell DNA

2009 study posted for filing   Study Links Virus To Some Cases Of Common Skin Cancer   COLUMBUS, Ohio – A virus discovered last year in a rare form of skin cancer has also been found in people with the second most common form of skin cancer among Americans, according to researchers at the Ohio…
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Study Links Virus To Some Cases Of Common Skin Cancer – Merkel cell polyomavirus

Public release date: 30-Jul-2009   COLUMBUS, Ohio – A virus discovered last year in a rare form of skin cancer has also been found in people with the second most common form of skin cancer among Americans, according to researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research…
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University of Arizona researchers identify natural food additive that may prevent skin cancer

Public Release: 28-Jan-2016   Unlike sunscreen, the nutritional compound protects skin from the inside out University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy TUCSON, Ariz. - Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy have discovered that a compound found in the natural food additive annatto prevents the formation of cancer cells and skin damage from…
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Silibinin, found in milk thistle, protects against UV-induced skin cancer

  By Garth Sundem in In the Lab · January 30, 2013 ·   Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, shows that silibinin, found in milk thistle, protects against UVB damage and kills cells damaged by UVA — but is not at all toxic in healthy cells. A pair of University of Colorado Cancer Center studies published this…
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Silibinin, found in milk thistle, protects against UV-induced skin cancer

By Garth Sundem in In the Lab · January 30, 2013 · Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, shows that silibinin, found in milk thistle, protects against UVB damage and kills cells damaged by UVA — but is not at all toxic in healthy cells. A pair of University of Colorado Cancer Center studies published this month show…
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Silibinin, found in milk thistle, protects against UV-induced skin cancer

By Garth Sundem in In the Lab · January 30, 2013 · Rajesh Agarwal, PhD, shows that silibinin, found in milk thistle, protects against UVB damage and kills cells damaged by UVA — but is not at all toxic in healthy cells. A pair of University of Colorado Cancer Center studies published this month show…
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Genetic variants for skin color in African Americans linked to vitamin D deficiency

DUARTE, Calif. -- One day physicians may be able to look at an African American's skin color and, with the help of other determinants, know if prescribing vitamin D supplements would lower that person's risk of getting cancers of the prostate, colon, rectum or breast. "We should not shy from this new study looking at…
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Suggested link between radon and skin cancer

Public release date: 14-Nov-2011 A new study published this week suggests that a link may exist between radon exposure and non-melanoma skin cancer Researchers from the European Centre for Environment & Human Health (part of the Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry) have detected a connection following analysis of data on radon exposure and skin

Diet rich in tomatoes cuts skin cancer in half in mice

Public Release: 13-Jul-2017   Discovery builds on previous evidence of cancer-prevention benefits Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University. The new study of how nutritional interventions can alter the risk for skin cancers…
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117 Health Research Report 02 DEC 2011

Health Technology Research Synopsis 117th Issue Date 02DEC2011 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano www.vit.bz  www.youtube.com/vhfilm   www.engineeringevil.com www.facebook.com/vitaminandherbstore   www.healthresearchreport.me Editors Top Five: 1.NOW EU SAYS BOTTLED WATER CAN KEEP YOU COOL (BUT IT DOESN'T PREVENT DEHYDRATION) 2.ARGININE RESTORES T-CELL ABILITY TO TARGET CANCER 3.REPORT: HERBICIDE SPURS REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS IN MANY ANIMALS 4.FOOD SERVED IN CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS RATED LARGELY UNHEALTHY 5.GREEN TEA…

117th Health Research Report 02 DEC 2011

Health Technology Research Synopsis 117th Issue Date 02DEC2011 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano www.vit.bz  www.youtube.com/vhfilm   www.engineeringevil.com www.facebook.com/vitaminandherbstore   www.healthresearchreport.me Editors Top Five: 1.NOW EU SAYS BOTTLED WATER CAN KEEP YOU COOL (BUT IT DOESN'T PREVENT DEHYDRATION) 2.ARGININE RESTORES T-CELL ABILITY TO TARGET CANCER 3.REPORT: HERBICIDE SPURS REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS IN MANY ANIMALS 4.FOOD SERVED IN CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS RATED LARGELY UNHEALTHY 5.GREEN…

Switching from Western diet to a balanced diet may reduce skin, joint inflammation

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- The secret to healthier skin and joints may reside in gut microorganisms. A study led by UC Davis Health researchers has found that a diet rich in sugar and fat leads to an imbalance in the gut's microbial culture and may contribute to inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis. The study, published…
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Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model

Public Release: 20-Jul-2018A gene mutation causes wrinkled skin and hair loss; turning off that mutation restores the mouse to normal appearance.University of Alabama at BirminghamBIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be reversed?Keshav Singh, Ph.D., and colleagues have done just that, in a mouse model developed…
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