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Article ID: 696523

Five Ways to Lower Your Skin Cancer Risk

Yale Cancer Center

Experts at Yale Cancer Center say unless you take the right precautions, sun exposure (even if you don't get scorched) can damage your skin, causing wrinkles, age spots and even skin cancer.

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22-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696451

The Journey of Actinium-225: How Scientists Discovered a New Way to Produce a Rare Medical Radioisotope

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Actinium-225 is a promising isotope for cancer treatment. Only a few places in the world can produce an extremely limited supply of it. Recently, researchers at the Department of Energy’s national laboratories have collaborated to use particle accelerators to expand this isotope’s availability.

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21-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696378

Protein Data Bank at Rutgers Benefits Global Health, Science, Economy

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

When Jimmy Carter was diagnosed with end-stage metastatic melanoma in 2015, he began taking a drug developed in part using 3D molecular data. Insights like these into drug discovery and other fields of scientific research are possible using the 140,000-plus 3D molecular structures made freely available in the RCSB Protein Data Bank at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

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21-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696372

Add checking your skin to summer plans

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Summer is an especially good time to check for signs of skin cancer.

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20-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696326

First day of summer means peak poison ivy season; expert offers tips for coping with this hazard

Virginia Tech

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20-Jun-2018 6:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696183

Skin color no small factor in diagnosis, treatment of dermatologic conditions

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

The majority of skin problems – including the most common, acne – occur in people of every ethnicity and skin color. However, the amount of melanin, which is the pigment that gives skin its color, an individual has can greatly influence their risk of and reaction to many different conditions.

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15-Jun-2018 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696155

Pediatrician Available to Comment on Summer and Sun Safety for Children

University of Alabama at Birmingham

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14-Jun-2018 4:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696119

Racial Differences Uncovered in Debilitating Itchy Skin Condition

Johns Hopkins Medicine

An international team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers has conducted what is believed to be the largest detailed published study of people with a poorly understood skin condition known as prurigo nodularis (PN). Such studies collect information on a whole subset of people at once and at a particular point in time.

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14-Jun-2018 12:20 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695938

Fish “Umbrella” Protects Stem Cells from Sun

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Stem cells that make blood cells in fish flourish in the shade provided by a newly discovered cellular “umbrella” that keeps them safe from UV damage.

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11-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696033

Older Melanoma Patients Have Better Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade Therapy

Wistar Institute

Patient age correlates with response to immunotherapy in melanoma and depleting regulatory T cells in young patients may have a therapeutic potential to enhance response in younger patients, according to research from The Wistar Institute.

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12-Jun-2018 3:30 PM EDT
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