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Largest Psoriasis Meta-Analysis to Date Yields New Genetic Clues

The identification of 16 additional genetic markers will help researchers get closer to understanding how — and why — psoriasis develops.

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Melanoma, Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Melanoma and dark skin, race and cancer, skin cancer detection, Sun Exposure

Skin Color No Shield Against Skin Cancer

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The misconception that people with more pigment in their skin cells are protected from cancer-causing ultra-violet rays can be deadly. Melanoma, the least common form of skin cancer but also the deadliest, are more likely to be caused by genetics than the sun. Thus too many people of color don’t think to look for changing moles that can be fatal.

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Rising Skin Cancer Rates Call for Yearly Body Exams

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A group of dermatologists and oncologists published an article in the March issue of the journal Future Medicine asking the preventive task force to revise its stance on full body skin inspections.

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New Bladder Cancer Drug, Skin Cancer Facts, Advanced Stage Colorectal Cancer, and More in the Cancer News Source

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La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

TWEAKing Inflammation

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Superficially, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis may appear similar but their commonalities are only skin deep. Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is primarily driven by an allergic reaction, while psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease. Nevertheless, researchers at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology were able to pinpoint a common driver of skin inflammation in both diseases.

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Ending Platelet Shortage, Emotional Support Animals, Internet Addition, and More in the Children's Health News Source

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American Academy of Dermatology Statement on the Safety of Sunscreen

The American Academy of Dermatology wants to emphasize that sunscreen remains a safe, effective form of sun protection. As one component of a daily sun-protection strategy, sunscreen is an important tool in the fight against skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

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Erectile Dysfunction Medicines Do Not Cause Melanoma, Analysis of Large Studies Finds

Use of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra does not cause the development of melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer.

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Dermatology, Dermatologic, Dermatologic Conditions, Skin Cancer, skin cancer awareness, Skin Cancer Awareness Month, skin cancer detection, skin cancer education, skin cancer in men, Skin Cancer Prevention, Skin Cancer Risk, Melanoma, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Cancer, squamous cell skin cancer

Know the Facts About Skin Cancer

One of the most common types of cancer is skin cancer. A UAB dermatologist shares background information, risks and how to protect your skin.

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Body Donations, A-Fib Scores, Prostate Cancer Screenings, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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