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Could My Excessive Sweating Be Hyperhidrosis?

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Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that is more than what is needed to regulate body temperature. About 7 million Americans suffer from hyperhidrosis, a disorder that often goes undiagnosed. Hyperhidrosis sufferers often feel a loss of control because the sweating happens independently—without a high body temperature or highly charged emotional situation. The condition may make you avoid social situations, especially when they involve shaking hands. Anxiety can make hyperhidrosis worse. The condition can also be triggered by certain foods and drinks, nicotine, caffeine, and some smells.

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Drug Trial for Solid Cancer Tumors, Lynch Syndrome Awareness, Side Effects for Prostate Cancer Treatments, and More in the Cancer News Source

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Thousands Attend 2017 AAD Annual Meeting in Orlando

The American Academy of Dermatology’s 2017 Annual Meeting garnered the fourth-highest attendance in the organization’s history, drawing more than 18,800 registrants from 111 countries to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

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Tanning Dependence Linked to Other Addictive Behaviors, New Study Finds

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Despite the known dangers of exposure to ultraviolet light, many people continue to sunbathe and use indoor tanning beds with some users exhibiting a dependence to tanning. A new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds that such dependence is also associated with other addictive behaviors.

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Self-Healing Graphene Holds Promise for Artificial Skin in Future Robots

The study offers a novel solution where a sub-nano sensor uses graphene to sense a crack as soon as it starts nucleation, or after the crack has spread a certain distance. This technology could quickly become viable for use in the next generation of electronics.

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American Academy of Dermatology Awards 26 Shade Structure Grants to Protect America's Youth

Current estimates are that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. The American Academy of Dermatology has awarded shade structure grants to 26 schools and non-profit organizations across the country in order to protect children and adolescents from the sun’s harmful rays.

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New Driver, Target in Advanced Mucosal Melanoma

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A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published March 15, 2017 in the journal Melanoma Research uses the unique resource of over 600 melanoma samples collected at the university to demonstrate, for the first time, novel mutations involved in mucosal melanoma, paving the way for therapies to treat this overlooked subtype.

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Drug Combination Delivered by Nanoparticles May Help in Melanoma Treatment

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The first of a new class of medication that delivers a combination of drugs by nanoparticle may keep melanoma from becoming resistant to treatment, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.







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