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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
CHEMOSAT treatment of UM patients with hepatic metastases highlighted at ASCO 2015

CHEMOSAT treatment of UM patients with hepatic metastases highlighted at ASCO 2015

New method offers quick spectral analysis of blood and melanin contents in skin sites

New method offers quick spectral analysis of blood and melanin contents in skin sites

ODIN project examines food-based solutions to prevent vitamin D deficiency

ODIN project examines food-based solutions to prevent vitamin D deficiency

Research finding could inspire new ideas for treating type 2 oculocutaneous albinism

Research finding could inspire new ideas for treating type 2 oculocutaneous albinism

Pre-clinical studies confirm TRXE-009 as new potential treatment for melanoma

Pre-clinical studies confirm TRXE-009 as new potential treatment for melanoma

Penn study has implications for developing new cell-based treatments for skin disease

Penn study has implications for developing new cell-based treatments for skin disease

New handheld probe can produce detailed images of blood vessels, other internal body parts

New handheld probe can produce detailed images of blood vessels, other internal body parts

Milk fermented with probiotic dairy starter can improve skin of young women

Milk fermented with probiotic dairy starter can improve skin of young women

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