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Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well

... higher risk of melanoma, even when adjusting for lighter skin tone, lighter hair and lighter eyes, Kanetsky said. In this study, the MCIR ...

Fish Give Clues to Human Skin Color Changes

... Kingsley and his colleagues compared DNA from lighter and darker sticklebacks and found that the lighter fish had mutations in a gene called Kit ligand. ... different skin colors and found that those with lighter skin also had an altered form of the Kit ligand ...

Safety Tips That Will Earn Barbecuers a 'Well Done'

... chimney or tube, which starts a charcoal fire by burning paper rather than lighter fluid. Don't spray charcoal lighter fluid on an open flame or hot coals. Avoid big fires. Burn just enough ...

Jennie Finch Shares how to Fire up the Romance Despite the Demands of the Holidays

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Gold Medalist Jennie Finch & Relationship Expert Stacy Kaiser Help 'Wired' Couples Unplug

... won't cause significant weight gain and may also provide shorter, lighter periods. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ABOUT MIRENA(R) Candidates for ... irregular bleeding is common in the first few months, followed by shorter, lighter periods. About Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.(R) Bayer ...

Texas Detailed Products Today Announced the Second Generation Detail Bag: Skinceuticals Chooses the Detail Bag II Sample Case for all its Pharmaceutical Representatives

... is 25 percent smaller than the first Detail Bag (DB-XL). This thin, lighter "road ready" sample case was inspired by direct customer ... is 25 percent smaller than the first Detail Bag (DB-XL). This thin, lighter "road ready" sample case was inspired by direct customer ...

Manhattan Scientifics Acquires Metallicum, Inc.

... using less material for the same purpose. Less material translates to lighter weight and reduced environmental impact. For example, a lighter weight car uses less gas," said Terry Lowe, Ph.D., co-inventor of the ...

On the Heels of the Summer Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, Leading Dermatologist Weighs in on Sun Protection Myths and Facts

... liberally to the body every two hours. As more and more brands continue to introduce sunscreens specifically formulated to protect the face (i.e. lighter formulas that are less greasy and dry to a matte finish), I've calculated that 2/3 to 3/4 of a teaspoon full of product is the ideal amount of ...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

... patient to undergo a surgical procedure that replaced the breathing unit he once was forced to use (weighing over 200 lbs) with a much smaller and lighter one. This surgery has allowed adult quadriplegics to sail solo and skydive. "We are very grateful to the Eric Westacott Foundation for this ...

Dermatologists Shed Light on Common Pigmentation Problems and Solutions in Skin of Color

... in-office surgical procedure, such as dermabrasion, chemical peels, or microdermabrasion with an infusion of hydroquinone solution. In patients with lighter skin, intense pulsed light (IPL) or one of the pigmented lasers could be considered. "Patients with any type of hyperpigmentation problem need ...

Gloomy Days Dim Cognitive Powers of the Depressed

... suicides and aggressive behavior. Depression tends to become more pronounced in darker months, while aggressive behaviors tend to escalate in lighter months. The effect of sunlight on cognition, however, has not been well researched. The researchers used NASA weather data to see if there was ...

Fujifilm's New Digital X-Ray System Designed to Eliminate Barriers to Digital Adoption

... the smallest footprint of any available competitive system. Easy to fit in any office space, including exams rooms, the FCR Prima is also remarkably lighter than Fujifilm's current system, weighing nearly 30 percent less. The inventor of digital x-ray, Fujifilm has years of experience in ...

Eating Well On the Road

... find they may actually increase appetite. If you crave a sweet drink, try a little low-fat chocolate milk. Pick healthy menu items. Opt for lighter fare like salads, grilled sandwiches and wraps when possible, an option easier to do now that many restaurants either post or can provide their ...

Obese Children More Likely to Suffer Lower Body Injuries

... SATURDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- The bones and muscles of the lower body appear to be more vulnerable to injury in obese children than their lighter peers, a new study suggests. The study analyzed the weight and injuries of kids who visited a children's hospital's emergency department over a ...

New Treatment Discovered for Restless Legs Syndrome Improves Sleep

... pregabalin. The study showed the group spent more time in slow wave sleep, otherwise known as Stage 3 or deep sleep, and they spent less time in the lighter sleep stages known as Stage 1 or Stage 2 sleep compared to those taking placebo. "Since RLS symptoms get worse at night, it's difficult for ...

Common Drug Eases Restless Legs Syndrome

... had better sleep compared with patients taking placebo. Patients on Lyrica had more slow-wave sleep, or deep sleep. They also spent less time in the lighter sleep stages compared with people taking placebo, Garcia-Borreguero said. RLS presents as an urge to move the legs, often with unpleasant ...

Mayo Clinic researcher says improved detection of bladder tumors reduces cancer recurrence

... When the blue light is turned on, the tumors emit a red fluorescence. "The cancers appear bright red compared to normal tissue, which is a lighter blue-green," Dr. Mynderse says. "It is quite dramatic. One sees bladder tumors in a whole new light." This study enrolled patients with higher ...

Squeezing Calories? New Study Finds That Low-Fat Popcorn Before Lunch Does Not Increase Total Calorie Intake

... offers six cups of hot and fresh popcorn per serving, which helps consumers feel satisfied on fewer calories. Orville Redenbacher's popcorn pops up lighter and fluffier than ordinary popcorn. The brand has many other nutritional benefits including being 94 percent fat free, with zero grams of trans fat ...

Artificial pump effectively backs up failing hearts

... Patients with severe heart failure can be bridged to eventual transplant by a new, smaller and lighter implantable heart pump, according to a just-completed study of the device. Results of this third-generation heart assist device were reported at the ...

Fewer Teens Sniffing Glue, Household Products

... 17 years old include refrigerant from air conditioners, aerosol computer cleaners, hair sprays, nail polish, paint solvents, degreasers, gasoline and lighter fluids, according to the study, which looked at data from six years of National Surveys on Drug Use and Health. The use of these products to get ...

Poison Prevention Week March 15 - 22

... Always keep products in the containers they came in. Never keep cleaning products, gasoline, antifreeze, pain and paint thinners, or lighter fluid in something you would use for food or a beverage. Do not store food and household cleaners in the same cabinet. Never call ...

Commonly used beauty staple clinically proven to help treat eczema

... in the skin thereby decreasing transepidermal water loss (TEWL). Many common, over-the-counter skin moisturizers are now water-based to make them lighter to apply and easy to absorb by the skin, but this water content within the product doesn't actually penetrate the skin's deeper layers and cannot ...

OxygenToGo Is Poised To Help Airlines Struggling With New Portable Oxygen Concentrator Regulations From The U.S. DOT

... costs and dangers of carrying heavy tanks filled with pressurized oxygen," says Brent Blue M.D., medical director for OxygenToGo. "POCs are lighter than traditional tanks, plus passengers receive consistent oxygen through all of the segments of their trip - on the ground, during airport layovers ...

Commonly Used Beauty Staple Clinically Proven to Help Treat Eczema

... if the skin is not cared for properly on a regular basis. Many common, over-the-counter skin moisturizers are now water-based to make them lighter to apply and easy to absorb by the skin, but this water content within the product doesn't actually penetrate the skin's deeper layers and cannot ...

Digirad Corporation Sells Arizona, Nevada Service Hubs

... multi (single, dual, triple) head design for superior performance and advanced features for sharper digital images, faster processing, compact size, lighter weight for portability, ability to handle patients up to 500 pounds, and improved patient comfort compared to standard nuclear cameras. Digirad's ...

Traxtal to Introduce Next-Generation PercuNav System Cart at SIR Annual Scientific Meeting

... fused multimodality images including PET/CT and CT/Ultrasound. Enhancements to the PercuNav system cart include: Smaller and lighter for reduced space requirements and greater maneuverability Integrated control panel with dedicated pushbutton functions for easier operation ...

Digirad Names Richard B. Slansky Chief Financial Officer

... multi (single, dual, triple) head design for superior performance and advanced features for sharper digital images, faster processing, compact size, lighter weight for portability, ability to handle patients up to 500 pounds, and improved patient comfort compared to standard nuclear cameras. Digirad's ...

Two Years after FDA Approves Silicone Breast Implants, Atlanta-area Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Dr. Tom Lintner Discusses Their Safety

... to judge the differences themselves. Dr. Thomas Lintner says he generally prefers silicone over saline implants because they look and feel lighter and more natural, and the risk of visible implant-wrinkling or rippling is less. Plus, Dr. Lintner says today’s state-of-the-art silicone ...

Digirad Corporation Sells Northern California Service Hubs

... multi (single, dual, triple) head design for superior performance and advanced features for sharper digital images, faster processing, compact size, lighter weight for portability, ability to handle patients up to 500 pounds, and improved patient comfort compared to standard nuclear cameras. Digirad's ...

Digirad Corporation to Release Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results on February 5, 2009

... multi (single, dual, triple) head design for superior performance and advanced features for sharper digital images, faster processing, compact size, lighter weight for portability, ability to handle patients up to 500 pounds, and improved patient comfort compared to standard nuclear cameras. Digirad's ...

Zebrafish Journal Publishes Skin Pigmentation Studies That Shed Light on the Evolution of Race

... and society." Fish research has already played an important part in the discovery of genetic changes that make the largest known contribution to the lighter skin color of Europeans. Variation--or genetic polymorphisms--in these DNA sequences are key determinants of pigmentation among different human ...

Digirad Corporation Comments on Fourth Quarter Progress

... multi (single, dual, triple) head design for superior performance and advanced features for sharper digital images, faster processing, compact size, lighter weight for portability, ability to handle patients up to 500 pounds, and improved patient comfort compared to standard nuclear cameras. Digirad's ...

Digirad Corporation CEO to Present at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco

... multi (single, dual, triple) head design for superior performance and advanced features for sharper digital images, faster processing, compact size, lighter weight for portability, ability to handle patients up to 500 pounds, and improved patient comfort compared to standard nuclear cameras. Digirad's ...

Seven Things that can Kill (or Severely Sicken) Your dog or cat this Holiday Season

... a dog. 5) ALCOHOL POISONING    Pet owners and their guests usually forget to take into consideration that dogs are significantly lighter in body weight than humans. The twelve-ounce glass of spiked eggnog that causes 140-pound Aunt Debbie to dance naked on the dining room table can ...

Leprosy Lingers in the U.S.

... the prevalence of the infection in animals coincides with the prevalence in humans in that area, Krahenbuhl noted. Symptoms include skin lesions lighter than your normal skin color. These become numb to touch, pain or heat and don't heal. Eventually, nerve damage occurs in the arms and legs, causing ...

Women's Health The Daily Fix Your Guide to Healthy Habits for Good Nutrition

... with colleagues after work? A margarita may be hip, but it also pads the hips. Order red wine instead; it's up to 400 calories lighter -- and has health benefits, too. The Daily Fix is a quick and handy reference guide for on-the-go woman. Women looking for a quick snack ...

Analog Devices Healthcare Team Participates in MIT Forum on Medical Device Industry : ADI's healthcare technology experts Patrick O'Doherty and Tom O'Dwyer offer insights on trends impacting next-generation medical electronic systems.

... challenged to develop highly integrated chips that will provide the enabling technology for next-generation medical devices, including increasingly lighter and smaller portable medical devices." As an example, O'Doherty discussed two eight-channel (octal) ultrasound receivers recently ...

New Study Finds CO2 Ablative Fractional Resurfacing Safe And Effective For Deep Acne Scarring

... with darker skin, who are prone to pigmentation problems following ablative treatments. In the study, the darkest skin types treated were Asian and lighter Hispanic patients. The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) is the world's preeminent resource for laser research, safety, ...

Lug Your Luggage Safely

... pack items in a few smaller bags instead of one large luggage piece. It is better -- and may prevent muscle sprains and strains -- to carry a lighter bag in each hand rather than one heavy bag in one hand or over one shoulder. As with any heavy lifting, you should ...

New Program Internationalizes Health and Fitness Research

... collaboration will further examine the KAATSU Training(TM) method, developed by Sato and designed to increase muscle size and build strength with lighter weights and less stressful motions on muscles, joints and ligaments. ACSM, the world's largest sports medicine and exercise organization, will act ...
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