Papillomaviruses linked to UV light promote development of non-melanoma skin cancer
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  December 7, 2017  
  Dermatology  
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 Papillomaviruses linked to UV light promote development of non-melanoma skin cancerPapillomaviruses linked to UV light promote development of non-melanoma skin cancer
 
UV radiation has been known for a long time to be a risk factor for the development of skin cancer. Simultaneous infection with human papillomaviruses (HPV) has also been suspected to promote skin cancer, particularly in organ transplant recipients.
 
 
 Study shows connection between common hypertension drug and skin cancerStudy shows connection between common hypertension drug and skin cancer
 
Recently published research from The University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society shows a connection between one of the most common medications for hypertension and skin cancer.
 
   Conventional sunscreens do not block skin damage caused by visible lightConventional sunscreens do not block skin damage caused by visible light
 
There is something wrong with people's exposure to sunlight. Despite rising worldwide consumption of sunscreens, the number of cases of skin cancer continues to grow. One of the reasons may be the action of visible light, which is also harmful to skin and is not blocked by conventional sunscreens.
 
   Metastatic MelanomaMetastatic Melanoma
 
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer. When melanoma spreads to other parts of the body, it’s called metastatic melanoma, or stage IV melanoma. Some common sites for metastatic melanoma are the liver, lungs, bones, and brain.
 
   Treatment Option for Middle or Inner Ear CancerTreatment Option for Middle or Inner Ear Cancer
 
Cancer in the ear is mostly infrequent. Usually, onset of the cancer occurs on the skin in the outer ear. Out of 100, nearly 5 skin cancer are advances as an ear cancer, in which, the internal ear cancer is defined to be a rare one.
 
 Treatment options for outer ear cancer
 
Treatment options for outer ear cancerGenerally, ear cancer is defined as the uncontrolled development and growth of cancer cells in the ear. Ear cancer is comparatively the lesser prevalent of all types of cancers. Typically, cancer in the ear develops as a skin cancer in or around the external portion of the ear.
 
 
 Study reveals link of male-pattern baldness and premature graying with early heart disease
 
Study reveals link of male-pattern baldness and premature graying with early heart diseaseNew research presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the Cardiological Society of India (CSI) indicated that premature greying and male-pattern baldness are linked to a greater than fivefold risk of heart disease before the age of 40. The study also suggested obesity is linked to a fourfold risk of early heart disease.
 
 
 Keratoacanthoma Diagnosis
 
Keratoacanthoma DiagnosisSmall nodules that grow slowly on the surface of the skin are known as Keratoacanthomas. They have a hard and scaly centre which is filled with Keratin, a protein. The skin lesion resembles a volcanic crater with a sprouting center. It is considered a skin tumour, but is not malignant.
 
 
 Your plumber offers a money-back guarantee. Should your doctor?
 
Linda Radach has had six hip replacement operations since 2006, three on each side. Osteoarthritis was the reason she needed surgery in the first place, but replacing her hips in some ways only worsened her troubles.
 
 
 Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma
 
Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphomaPeople who inherit genetic changes which alter the function of their immune system are at increased risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma, a major new study reports.
 
 
 Study reveals gene linked to metastatic melanoma
 
Study reveals gene linked to metastatic melanomaA study by Craig J. Ceol, PhD, assistant professor of molecular medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, has revealed a protein active during early embryo development called GDF6 plays a primary role in metastatic melanoma.