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In humans, melanin is the primary determinant of skin color. It is also found in hair, the pigmented tissue underlying the iris of the eye, and the stria vascularis of the inner ear. In the brain, tissues with melanin include the medulla and zona reticularis of the adrenal gland, and pigment-bearing neurons within areas of the brainstem, such as the locus coeruleus and the substantia nigr
Secret to sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day

Secret to sexy, healthy glow lies in eating your five-a-day

ZO Skin Health reveals two new ZO Medical formulations to address hyperpigmentation

ZO Skin Health reveals two new ZO Medical formulations to address hyperpigmentation

Hand-held photoacoustic microscopy may change the way doctors treat, diagnose melanoma

Hand-held photoacoustic microscopy may change the way doctors treat, diagnose melanoma

New study reveals how genetic defect may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma

New study reveals how genetic defect may make people more susceptible to developing melanoma

Quantel Medical receives FDA clearance for Optimis Fusion integrated laser platform

Quantel Medical receives FDA clearance for Optimis Fusion integrated laser platform

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for treating most common form of eye cancer

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for treating most common form of eye cancer

Racial differences in health outcomes between blacks and whites associated with synthesize of Vitamin D

Racial differences in health outcomes between blacks and whites associated with synthesize of Vitamin D

Study demonstrates impact of vitamin D on social behavior linked with ASD

Study demonstrates impact of vitamin D on social behavior linked with ASD

UPV/EHU researchers develop method for diagnosis, prognosis of cutaneous melanoma

UPV/EHU researchers develop method for diagnosis, prognosis of cutaneous melanoma

Researchers develop method for diagnosis and prognosis of cutaneous melanoma

Researchers develop method for diagnosis and prognosis of cutaneous melanoma

NeoStrata announces debut of Vitamin C+ Antiaging Booster

NeoStrata announces debut of Vitamin C+ Antiaging Booster

Research highlights potential of newly developed radiopharmaceuticals for imaging melanoma metastases

Research highlights potential of newly developed radiopharmaceuticals for imaging melanoma metastases

OncoSec Medical reports positive interim data from OMS-I100 Phase 2 trial for metastatic melanoma

OncoSec Medical reports positive interim data from OMS-I100 Phase 2 trial for metastatic melanoma

MELA Sciences participates in skin cancer diagnostic workshop in Germany

MELA Sciences participates in skin cancer diagnostic workshop in Germany

Genetic mutation that protects skin from UV radiation may cause testicular cancer in Caucasian

Genetic mutation that protects skin from UV radiation may cause testicular cancer in Caucasian

Patients with melanoma brain metastases can be treated with large doses of interleukin-2

Patients with melanoma brain metastases can be treated with large doses of interleukin-2

People with narcolepsy have increased number of neurons that produce histamine

People with narcolepsy have increased number of neurons that produce histamine

Photoacoustic imaging helps preserve healthy nodes in patients with metastasized cancer

Photoacoustic imaging helps preserve healthy nodes in patients with metastasized cancer

Boosting hypocretin could elevate both mood and alertness in humans

Boosting hypocretin could elevate both mood and alertness in humans

Sucampo's RESCULA 0.15% now available by prescription across the U.S.

Sucampo's RESCULA 0.15% now available by prescription across the U.S.