Navigation Links
1 in 20 Cases of Melanoma Linked to Tanning Beds: Study
Date:7/25/2012

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Those who bronze themselves in tanning beds face a 20 percent increased risk of skin cancer, and that raised risk reaches 87 percent if they start before they are 35 years old, new research indicates.

The European study also estimates that one in every 20 cases (5.4 percent) of the most lethal form of skin cancer, melanoma, can be attributed to tanning bed use.

"Indoor UV tanning devices are real carcinogenic devices, and people should be advised not to attend indoor tanning parlors or to buy them for private use," said lead researcher Philippe Autier, director of the International Prevention Research Institute in Lyon, France.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on tanning beds for anyone under the age of 18. Bans are already in place in Brazil and New South Wales and the idea is gaining popularity in France, Autier said.

Study co-author Mathieu Boniol, who is also from the International Prevention Research Institute, added that "as the use of these devices produces no positive effect to health, it is now in the hands of policy makers to decide how to manage, minimize or remove this risk."

The report was published online July 24 in the BMJ.

To determine the relationship between tanning beds and skin cancer, the researchers analyzed 27 studies published between 1981 and 2012. In all, they identified more than 11,000 cases of skin cancer.

This process, called a meta-analysis, attempts to find patterns across several studies to uncover connections between unrelated research.

By pooling the data, the researchers found a 20 percent increased risk of developing cancer for people who regularly used tanning beds, compared to people who never used the devices. The risk rose to 87 percent if one started tanning before 35, and increased almost 2 percent for each additional tanning session
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Whooping Cough Cases Reaching Record Highs: CDC
2. Hospitals in recession-hit areas see uptick in serious cases of child physical abuse
3. New treatment protocol extends survival in some cases of once inoperable pancreatic cancer
4. Community-acquired MRSA cases on the rise in New York City, study suggests
5. As Obesity Rates Rise, Cases of Kidney Stones Double: Study
6. Asthma Cases Continue to Rise in U.S., Affecting Millions
7. Pneumococcal disease: More cases but fewer deaths
8. Screening programs detect cases of undiagnosed rheumatic heart disease in low-resource countries
9. Scientists discover melanoma-driving genetic changes caused by sun damage
10. Uncommon BRAF mutation in melanoma sensitive to MEK inhibitor drug therapy
11. Melanoma-promoting gene discovered
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
1 in 20 Cases of Melanoma Linked to Tanning Beds: Study 
(Date:7/26/2014)... can provide much-needed relief from the summer heat, but ... much chlorinated water, experts warn. Amid the splashing ... water in their mouth. Some kids may even take ... parents. Although swallowing a small amount of pool ... that ingesting too much can lead to chlorine poisoning ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 As reported ... on July 23rd, new research by Palo Alto Networks ... rewrite their playbook, now focusing more on businesses and ... who have become increasingly wise to their tactics over ... and CEO/CTO, Joe Caruso, talks about the evolution of ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... Multiple sclerosis (MS), also known as ... disease in which the insulating covers of nerve ... damaged. This damage disrupts the ability of parts ... a wide range of signs and symptoms, including ... takes several forms, with new symptoms either occurring ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... Kentucky (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 ... on the playing field; however, concussions in ... injuries. The occupations with the highest risk of ... ,     Firefighters ,     Police officers , ... workers ,     Delivery personnel , ...
(Date:7/26/2014)... As the category creator and world ... Xoçai is to transform and improve ... chocolate products. One such unique element is XoVita™, ... and blueberries, an ingredient combination exclusive to Xoçai. ... in all of Xoçai products and provides a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Don't Let Kids Drink Pool Water 2Health News:Businesses the New Target for Nigeria’s 419 Cyber-Scammers 2Health News:Businesses the New Target for Nigeria’s 419 Cyber-Scammers 3Health News:Businesses the New Target for Nigeria’s 419 Cyber-Scammers 4Health News:Businesses the New Target for Nigeria’s 419 Cyber-Scammers 5Health News:Businesses the New Target for Nigeria’s 419 Cyber-Scammers 6Health News:Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review H2 2014 Analysis Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 2Health News:Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review H2 2014 Analysis Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 3Health News:Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics Clinical Trials Market Review H2 2014 Analysis Report Available at MarketOptimizer.org 4Health News:KORT Physical Therapists Take the Mystery Out of Identifying and Treating Workplace Head Injuries 2Health News:KORT Physical Therapists Take the Mystery Out of Identifying and Treating Workplace Head Injuries 3Health News:Xocai-Asia Japanese Distributors in Hachioji, Japan Sanction Local Single-Source-Chocolate Investigative Report: MXI-Corp-Asia Discloses Direct-Sales Compensation Plan 2Health News:Xocai-Asia Japanese Distributors in Hachioji, Japan Sanction Local Single-Source-Chocolate Investigative Report: MXI-Corp-Asia Discloses Direct-Sales Compensation Plan 3Health News:Xocai-Asia Japanese Distributors in Hachioji, Japan Sanction Local Single-Source-Chocolate Investigative Report: MXI-Corp-Asia Discloses Direct-Sales Compensation Plan 4
... help because of illnesses related to alcohol abuse seem to ... ,Current official statistics show that emergency wards in ... and emergencies caused due to drunkenness since 1997. ... also have doubled, reported NHS since 1997, accounting for more ...
... up for pricey wine appreciation classes to parse the subtle ... and the black currant// scent of a cabernet sauvignon. Just ... quickly help you become a modest oenophile. It’s up to ... ,A new study by Northwestern University researchers shows that the ...
... official journal of the American Neurological Association, examined brain ... devastated in FTD//. ,Von Economo neurons (VENs) ... evolved in a select group of socially complex species: ... Across species, VENs are localized to frontal brain regions ...
... reach for aspirin. What is giving researchers a headache ... whether there is another form on top of the long-known ... India seems to have solved this controversial puzzle: yes, there ... pure form. ,“The two crystalline forms of ...
... the risk to develop stroke than men, discovered a British study ... of blood to the brain or due to tiny blockages in ... who suffered strokes had 40% more chance to have a family ... chances in those women having mothers who also had a history ...
... finds that 95 percent of Americans have pre marital sex-sex ... American men //and women as far back as the 1940 ... spending hundreds of millions of dollars advising young adults to ... One official disagreed and opined that even if the programs ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Researchers Discover How We Differentiate Smells 2Health News:A Study Finds VENs Devastated in FTD 2Health News:Does Aspirin Crystallize? 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... 24, 2014  Restore Health, a leading personalized ... announced that it is now offering pharmacogenetics testing ... individual based upon their particular genetic makeup. Comprehensive ... interaction between a patient,s genetics and their entire ... to provide this new service to healthcare providers ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , Germany , and ... -- , Exclusive global license ... for SF3B1 mutations, including next-generation sequencing (NGS) gene panels, ... to be targeted by new test, indicate favorable prognosis ... syndromes  QIAGEN sees potential for developing companion ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... CITY, Calif., July 24, 2014  Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ... point-of-care blood analysis systems, today reported financial results for ... First quarter overview: , Revenues of $47.5 ... , Diluted EPS of $0.21, up 50% over last ... Medical market revenues of $7.2 million, up 20% over ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Restore Health Launches Pharmacogenetic Testing, Enhancing Its Suite of Personalized Medicine Goods and Services 2Restore Health Launches Pharmacogenetic Testing, Enhancing Its Suite of Personalized Medicine Goods and Services 3QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 2QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 3QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 4QIAGEN Adds Promising Genomic Biomarkers for Assessing Prognosis in Treatment of Blood Cancers to Personalized Healthcare Pipeline 5Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 2Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 3Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 4Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 5Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 6Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 7Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 8Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 9Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 10Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 11
... Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has announced that its first-in-class farnesoid ... endpoint of improved insulin sensitization in a 6 week ... patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). , By ... that a single oral daily dose of INT-747 statistically ...
... , ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 1 Algos Therapeutics ... today announces the selection of Dr. Ganesh Iyer as ... his new responsibilities immediately. , "We were incredibly fortunate ... Dr. Iyer to lead Algos," stated Gary Smaby, Algos ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Intercept Pharmaceuticals' FXR Agonist INT-747 Meets Primary Endpoint in a Phase II Clinical Trial in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 2Algos Attracts CRO Veteran Dr. Ganesh Iyer as its New CEO 2
Stainless steel bone clamp....
Reduction Forceps with Points for precise reduction of bone fragments with minimal soft tissue contact....
Designed for proximal femoral elevation in total hip replacement or in other surgery with a similar need for bone manipulation....
Straight double action bone cutting rongeur....
Medicine Products: