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Q&A: Protective measures may be needed for skin due to mask-wearing during COVID-19 pandemic

43 minutes ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

As the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask or facial covering has been touted as one way to combat the spread of the virus. Most public places, such as grocery...
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Turn Back the Clock with a Facelift in Delray Beach

8 hours ago   |   Delray Plastic Surgery

People have been choosing to undergo facelift surgery for decades and with the advanced improvements in this day and age, surgeons can achieve more natural-looking results with...
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Scientists engineer human cells with squid-like transparency

13 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Scientists described how they drew inspiration from cephalopod skin to endow mammalian cells with tunable transparency and light-scattering characteristics.
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Researchers test aluminum oxide crystal as a UV radiation sensor

13 hours ago   |   News Medical

Exposure to ultraviolet radiation is a risk factor for skin cancer and other diseases. The risk increases when sunlight, the natural source of UV radiation, is combined with...
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Researchers successfully transplant fully functional mini livers into rats

14 hours ago   |   News Medical

Using skin cells from human volunteers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have created fully functional mini livers, which they then transplanted...
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Uncovering gastrointestinal involvement in systemic sclerosis requires 'asking the right questions'

15 hours ago   |   Healio

Although rheumatologists are more attuned to the skin symptoms associated with systemic sclerosis, there should be a “heightened awareness” of gastrointestinal involvement...
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Serlopitant reduces pruritis in mild, moderate psoriasis

22 hours ago   |   Healio

A daily regimen of oral serlopitant was associated with a significant reduction in pruritis in a small cohort of patients with mild to moderate psoriasis, according to a...
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Teens increased skin protection habits after intervention with face-aging app

22 hours ago   |   Healio

An intervention in secondary schools in southeastern Brazil using a face-aging app resulted in an increase in protective measures used by students against sun...
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Psychological distress in psoriasis may lead to dissatisfaction with clinician

22 hours 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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Q&A: Sun protection key in anti-aging, cancer prevention for skin of color

1 day ago   |   Healio

Skin protection is important for reducing the risk for cancers, as well as for anti-aging and cosmetic reasons, in people of all complexions. However, many people of color...
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Pulmonary Complications Common in Surgery Patients With COVID-19

Pulmonary Complications Common in Surgery Patients With COVID-19

Pneumonia and other pulmonary complications occurred in half of postsurgical patients with perioperative COVID-19 in an international study, and these complications were... Read more ...

Outdoor Light at Night Linked to a Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Outdoor Light at Night Linked to a Higher Breast Cancer Risk

Women living in towns and cities may be a higher risk of breast cancer as night-time exposure to light from street lamps could raise the risk of the disease by 10 percent... Read more ...

Better Patient Identification can Help Battle COVID-19

Better Patient Identification can Help Battle COVID-19

Matching patient records from different sources is not only achievable but necessary to stem the tide of the current novel coronavirus pandemic, reports a new study. Read more ...

COVID-19 Risk May Raise in Winter: Study

COVID-19 Risk May Raise in Winter: Study

Covid-19 could be a seasonal illness with a higher risk in winter as researchers have found a one per cent decrease in humidity could increase the number of Covid-19 cases by... Read more ...

Two-metre Distance Helps Reducing COVID-19 Risk Effectively

Two-metre Distance Helps Reducing COVID-19 Risk Effectively

Keeping at least two-metre distance from other people is significantly more effective at reducing the transmission of COVID-19 than one metre, according to a new study. Read more ...

One in every 16 Irish boys has autism: Crisis worse than COVID-19 and nobody...

One in every 16 Irish boys has autism: Crisis worse than COVID-19 and nobody cares

According to National Health data released last week, autism incidence among Irish children is now at 4.3%, an 82% rise in five years. One in 16 boys is affected. US rates... Read more ...

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Still Needed, Lawmakers Told

COVID-19 Testing Supplies Still Needed, Lawmakers Told

WASHINGTON - Democrats and Republicans alike agreed at a House hearing Tuesday on the importance of ramping up testing for COVID-19, but they couldn't agree on whether the... Read more ...

Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY explains why losing weight could be a life-saver

Dr MICHAEL MOSLEY explains why losing weight could be a life-saver

As we have seen on the news, the Covid-19 virus is very selective about who it kills. Most people, particularly the young, shake it off. But others become extremely ill. Read more ...

Shortages of Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus Patients

Shortages of Hydroxychloroquine for Lupus Patients

More than one-third of U.S. lupus patients who take hydroxychloroquine have struggled to fill prescriptions for the drug during the COVID-19 crisis, a new survey finds. Read more ...

Protests Pose Particular Risks for COVID-19 Transmission

Protests Pose Particular Risks for COVID-19 Transmission

Nationwide protests about racial injustice in the U.S. not only ignited a political powder keg, but could also be sparking increases in COVID-19 transmission just as the... Read more ...