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Psychological distress in psoriasis may lead to dissatisfaction with clinician

24 minutes ago   |   Healio

Among patients with psoriasis, poor mental health status correlated with dissatisfaction with physician care, according to a study. “How patients' mental health is associated...
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To fix our housing industry, governments need skin in the game

4 hours ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Governments should invest directly in home building - with no burden on taxpayers.
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Are Stay-at-Home Orders Decimating Vitamin D Levels?

11 hours ago   |   Mercola   |   4 articles

Recent scientific papers have highlighted the role vitamin D may be playing in the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in severe cases. Considering researchers have also shown that...
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Stem Cell Treatments 'Go Deep' to Regenerate Sun-Damaged Skin

14 hours ago   |   Plastic Surgery

For a while now, some plastic surgeons have been using stem cells to treat aging, sun-damaged skin. But while they've been getting good results, it's been unclear exactly how...
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Scientists discover a reason for pain: Nerve endings in your skin help fight skin infections

Scientists discover a reason for pain: Nerve endings in your skin help fight skin infections

16 hours ago   |   Natural News

Pain is universally viewed as a bad thing. Besides being an unpleasant sensation, pain is also associated with health problems and can affect day-to-day activities. But a new...
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The Definitive Guide to Sun Exposure

The Definitive Guide to Sun Exposure

22 hours ago   |   Mark's Daily Apple

The ancients prayed to it. Farmers relied on it. The seasons depend on the earth's tilt toward it. The sun is always up there, shining down, filling the world with light and...
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Screen time isn't great for your skin, but these tips can help

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The simplest intervention is to limit the amount of blue light emitted from your devices, but there are products that can also help prevent skin damage.
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Designing technologies that interpret your mood from your skin

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

An international team of researchers have developed an innovative way of interpreting biological signals produced by the conductance of our skin. The system displays...
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A new approach to predict the evolutionary mechanisms of melanoma

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Melanoma is a malignant tumour resulting from the transformation of melanocytes, the cells in the skin that undertake to synthesise melanin, a complex polymer which protects us...
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Scientists use microneedle patches to extract the skin's interstitial fluid

1 day ago   |   News Medical

The interstitial fluid is a major component of the liquid environment in the body and fills the spaces between the body's cells.
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Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 dead in Brazil from coronavirus as daily deaths surpass USA

Over 25,000 people in Brazil have now died from the Wuhan coronavirus. This makes the Latin American country's coronavirus outbreak the sixth deadliest in the world in terms of... Read more ...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has...

Coronavirus: Britain announces more deaths and reveals 7% of population has had virus

The Department of Health has announced the deaths of 377 more coronavirus patients while a blood-testing survey suggests some 4.5million people have had the virus. Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Coronavirus UK: Government's contact tracing site crashes

Doctors and other staff reported major teething troubles as the much-trumpeted scheme finally got up and running, with some saying they had not even received passwords to start... Read more ...

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Opening schools next week is 'NOT safe': 'Independent SAGE' warns

Independent Sage, set up to challenge decisions made by ministers, said the proposal to reopen schools in England on June 1 goes against scientific advice and 'jumps the gun'. Read more ...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and...

Nurse tested negative for coronavirus twice before being hospitalised and spending 12 days in ICU

Critical care nurse Sue Snelson, 64, from Lincolnshire, spent 12 days in the ICU at Scunthorpe General Hospital and told on GMB she tested negative for coronavirus twice. Read more ...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly...

Twitter fact-checker claimed Trump admin are 'actual Nazis'; mocked 'fly over' states

The Twitter official responsible for the platform's fact-checking policy has tweeted that members of the Trump administration are “Nazis,” among other false and inflammatory... Read more ...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope...

Even mild coronavirus illness leads to antibodies: French study raises hope of immunity

Researchers in Paris screened the blood of 160 medics who had confirmed Covid-19. They found that 99.4 per cent of the group had antibodies to the virus 13 days after their... Read more ...

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

American Indians, Alaska Natives Have Higher Rates of CVD

Type 2 diabetes affects American Indians and Alaska Natives at around three times the rate of white Americans and is closely linked to the disproportionately high rates of... Read more ...

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%, scientists warn

World-leading experts from the Royal Society warned the Test, Trace and Isolate programme was 'not a silver bullet' and will only have a 'modest' effect on the UK's crisis. Read more ...