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Article ID: 705579

An Online Intervention to Reduce Skin Cancer in Young Adults

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is leading a research study aimed at improving skin cancer protection behaviors in young adults through an online intervention.

Released:
17-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 705509

BIDMC’s Research & Health News Digest: December 2018 Edition

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

A monthly roundup of research briefs showcasing recent scientific advances led by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center faculty.

Released:
14-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705422

Cancer patients face higher risk for shingles, new vaccines hold promise for prevention

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, according to a new study in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings may help guide efforts to prevent the often painful skin condition in cancer patients through the use of new vaccines. The large prospective study expands on previous research by examining the risk of shingles before and after a new cancer diagnosis and across a range of cancer types among approximately 240,000 adults in Australia from 2006 to 2015.

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13-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 705392

New Study Investigates Treatments for Prurigo Nodularis

George Washington University

A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found emerging treatments, such as neurokinin-1 receptor antagonists, were the most promising against prurigo nodularis.

Released:
13-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 705378

Researchers identify pathway that drives sustained pain following injury

Harvard Medical School

Research in mice identifies a set of neurons responsible for sustained pain and resulting pain-coping behaviors. Findings point to the existence of separate neural pathways that regulate threat avoidance versus injury mitigation Existence of separate pathways may account for failure to develop effective pain medications Study can inform new ways to gauge the efficacy of candidate pain therapies by assessing behaviors stemming from different pathways

Released:
12-Dec-2018 6:00 PM EST

Article ID: 705231

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

American Academy of Dermatology

According to dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology, dirty makeup brushes can wreak havoc on the skin. In addition to collecting product residue, dirt and oil, makeup brushes are a breeding ground for bacteria. This could compromise your complexion—in the form of acne breakouts and rashes—as well as your health, they say.

Released:
11-Dec-2018 9:05 AM EST

Article ID: 705177

Providers Show Interest in Prescribing Therapeutic Cannabinoids

George Washington University

A team from the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences found many dermatologists are interested in learning more about and recommending therapeutic cannabinoids to their patients.

Released:
10-Dec-2018 12:40 PM EST

Article ID: 704655

'Chameleon' tattoos change color, may help diagnose illness

University of Colorado Boulder

Carson Bruns is working to put body art to use, designing high-tech inks that may one day signal your temperature or changes in blood chemistry.

Released:
4-Dec-2018 1:35 PM EST

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