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Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well

Study finds chances of getting deadly skin cancer higher despite darker coloring TUESDAY, April 21 (HealthDay News) -- If you have dark eyes, dark hair and tan easily, you might think you don't have to worry much about melanoma. But new research shows that variations of a particular...

ETS Tan Now Exclusive Distributor of HydroMassage in U.S.

INDIANAPOLIS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new alliance between the world's largest indoor tanning bed manufacturer and the leading manufacturer of unattended massage beds is focused on helping the health and beauty industry provide a new and affordable service to customers. (Photo: http://...

Align Technology Names Sheila Tan as VP, Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN ), today announced that it has appointed Sheila Tan as vice president of marketing and chief marketing officer, effective immediately. Ms. Tan will report directly to Align President and Chief Executive...

Teenage girls aren't the only ones who tan indoors -- older adults do so as well

Think you wont run into grandparents at your local tanning salon? According to new research, you just might. In fact, a recent health survey of American adults suggests that while 20 percent of 18-39 year olds visited tanning beds, as many as 10 percent of those between 50 and 64 years of age an...

There's No Such Thing as a Good Tan

Pediatric dermatologist-researcher Alfred Lane, MD, offers sunscreen safety tips 'Sunburns are a sign of ultraviolet radiation damage,' warns Lane STANFORD, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alfred Lane, MD, knows that kids love summer and kids love sun. However, Dr. Lane cautions, paren...

Brit Women Opts for Fake Tan Than Exercise to Mask Their Worst Features

A new survey has found that British women, who are dissatisfied with their bodies, would rather opt for a fake tan to mask themselves up, than do some exercise. Three-quarters dont like the way they look, while one in five admit they feel far better about themselves if they look bronzed, a...

A Sun Tan Lotion that is not Skin-Deep

A two-in-one lotion that serves the basic purpose of a sunscreen lotion as well as offers protection from cancer has kindled the interests of researchers//, well on the threshold of a discovery; Scientists have found a method to rectify a key pathway that will prevent the fair skin people from tann...

EC Warns Tan Lovers Against Skin Cancer

The young and fair skinned tan lovers should give second thoughts to using sun beds as they may induce the development of skin cancer, the European Commission cautioned on Thursday//. The executive arm of the European Union said that its scientific committee on consumer products has concluded...

Advertisements in High School Newspapers Encourage Students to Sport a Tan

According to a recent article in the April issue of Archives of Dermatology, almost 50% of high schools in the Denver area are printing tanning advertisements in their newspapers. // Tanning advertisements have been found in newspapers of almost 11 of the 23 schools. In all, there were about 40 tan...

Aussie teens applauded for declining sun tan

Australian teenagers are turning their backs on tanning amid growing concerns over skin cancer, according to The Cancer Council's National Sun Survey. The survey shows that teenagers are resisting the urge to tan because of skin cancer risks. // The Survey interviewed 5,073 Australian adults a...

Soaking In The Sun May Give You More Than Just a Tan

Experts have long suspected that sunlight has powerful -- and perhaps conflicting -- effects on the body's tendency to develop // a variety of diseases. The best example is the risk of too much sun triggering skin cancer. However, many suspect sunshine can have less obvious influences, and can e...

American Academy of Dermatology Commends Reclassification of Tanning Beds as Carcinogenic

...Previously, the Academy supported the WHO's 2005 recommendation that no person under the age of 18 should use a tanning bed. Nearly 30 million people tan indoors in the United States annually and of these, 2.3 million are teens. The Academy recently lauded the state of Texas for being the first ...

It Isn't Just Vanity! Local MedSpa Seeks to Correct and Educate.

...of the 11,590 deaths to skin cancer in 2009, as reported by the American Cancer Society. So how do we address this oxymoronic need to sport a glowing tan and have skin that looks and feels 20 years younger than we are? How do we turn back the hands of time and prevent future damage? Local MedSpa, Spa ...

Award Honors Chicago Cancer Survivor Who Gives Back

...tings/Annual Mee tings/ . F or m or e info r m a t ion on r adiation t h er apy, pl e ase v isit www. r tan s w er s.org . ASTRO is th e l a rg e st r a di a ti o n o n c o l o gy s o c i e ty in th e w o r...

Tanning Chain Offers Tips for Effective Indoor and Outdoor Exposure

...ate over the 'right' amount of UV exposure but despite statistics, many people still want that summer glow," said Todd Beckman, founder and CEO of The tan Company, one of the fastest growing tanning chains in the U.S. "Research shows that vitamin D plays a huge role in overall health and those with low v...

NTU and Sembcorp to jointly explore novel waste water treatment technology

...and Sembcorp will invest an estimated $1 million in the project. The agreement was signed at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2009 by Mr tan Cheng Guan, Sembcorp Industries' Executive Vice President for Group Business & Strategic Development and Head for Water, Energy and Middle East & Nor...

Living Cell Technologies' Diabetes Clinical Trial Authorized by New Zealand Government

...cal team conducting the trial, have requested the Regional Ethics Committee formally accept the changes required by the Minister. LCT CEO Dr Paul tan said: "We are pleased that the conditions have been finalized and LCT looks forward to commencing the trial within the next two months with the accept...

American Academy of Dermatology Association Commends Texas for Enacting the Most Restrictive Indoor Tanning Law in the Country

...traviolet (UV) radiation from the sun and artificial sources, such as tanning beds and sun lamps, is a known carcinogen. Yet, nearly 30 million people tan indoors in the United States annually. Of these, 2.3 million are teens. Indoor tanning before the age of 35 has been associated with a significan...

Travel Advantage Network Employee and Her Dog Hit the Road for Arthritis Foundation

... friends and co-workers in support of this month's tan fund-raiser. She also staged a craft show, held ra...hritis research efforts deserve our support," says tan president Brad Callahan. Each month, tan employees rally behind a chosen charity and raise ...

Healthcare Travel Congress 2009: Experts Worldwide Convene in Singapore For Regional Conference on Medical Tourism

...nclude: -- Brent Phillips, International Administrator, Mayo Clinic, USA -- Josef Woodman, Author, Patients without Borders, USA -- Prof. tan Ser Kiat, Group CEO, Singhealth, Singapore -- Vishal Bali, CEO, Wockhardt Hospitals Group, India -- Anil Maini, President-Corporate Strategy, ...

Wear Sunscreen for Lifelong Benefits

... FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- Most people, especially children, love to be out in the summer sun, but parents should remember that no tan is a good tan. "Remember that if you form a tan, you will have ultraviolet radiation damage," Dr. Alfred Lane, a pediatrician and researcher at Lu...

A Little Bit of Leg Work Goes a Long Way for Travel Advantage Network and Mental Health Charity

...181 for a total of $1,834. "It's great to see tan employees spend time together outside work raising... says company president Brad Callahan. Each month, tan employees rally behind a chosen charity and raise funds to support it. In 2008, tan employees donated more than $10,000 to charities l...

Fingerprints May Vanish With Cancer Drug

...shed online Wednesday in the Annals of Oncology , tan described the experience of a 62-year-old cancer p...he man was eventually allowed into the country. tan said that several other cancer patients have repor...kin to peel, bleed and develop ulcers or blisters, tan said. "This can give rise to eradication of fin...

Cancer drug causes patient to lose fingerprints and be detained by US immigration

...was not aware that he had lost his fingerprints before he travelled. Dr tan concludes: "In summary, patients taking long-term capecitabine may have pro...ore travelling to avert the inconvenience that Mr S was put through." Dr tan said that he would recommend patients on capecitabine to carry a doctor's l...

Mayo Clinic Researchers Say Triple Drug Combination is Promising Option to Treat Metastatic HER2+ Breast Cancer

...tatic HER2+ breast cancer is about 50 percent, Dr. tan noted. "The results are encouraging, and woul...l with trastuzumab -- always causes hair loss, Dr. tan says. All of the agents are approved for use... a synergistic, or additive, benefit. However, Dr. tan says that newer research has shown the combination...

Triple drug combination is promising option to treat metastatic HER2+ breast cancer

...tatic HER2+ breast cancer is about 50 percent, Dr. tan noted. "The results are encouraging, and would ...xel with trastuzumab always causes hair loss, Dr. tan says. All of the agents are approved for use by... a synergistic, or additive, benefit. However, Dr. tan says that newer research has shown the combination...

Amgen Highlights Data to Be Presented at ASCO

...clinical practice. Evaluating risk of hospitalization with G-CSF use in real-world oncology practice Lead Author: tan H Abstract No. 6626 (Saturday, May 30, 2009, 2:00pm-6:00pm) Risk of mortality in patients with cancer experiencing febrile ne...

Dermatologists Encourage People to Screen the One You Love for Skin Cancer

...- A symmetry (one half unlike the other half), B order (irregular, scalloped or poorly defined), C olor (varies from one area to another; shades of tan and brown, black; sometimes white, red or blue), and D iameter (the size of a pencil eraser or larger). A mole with any of these characteristics, or ...

Topical cream studied as way to treat skin cancer without the knife

...will develop skin cancer during their lifetime. Yet many people continue to tan both indoors and out. Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer a...or poorly defined border Color varied from one area to another; shades of tan and brown, black; sometimes white, red or blue Diameter while melanomas a...

Tips from the American Journal of Pathology

...hese findings highlight TIP30 as a potential new therapeutic for metastatic lung cancer. Tong X, Li K, Luo Z, Lu B, Liu X, Wang T, Pang M, Liang B, tan M, Wu M, Zhao J, Guo Y: Decreased TIP30 expression promotes tumor metastasis in lung cancer. Am J Pathol 2009, 174: 1931-1939 SPARC (Secrete...

Instead of fighting breast cancer, immune cell promotes its spread

...tentially good marker for breast cancer prognosis, the researchers said. tan noted that additional experiments showed that blocking both RANKL and IKK a...he tumor, but now we think that there are different kinds of inflammation," tan said. "For example, T-helper cells can activate an anticancer response, but...

Singapore Adopts Advanced Genetic Engineering in Orthopedic Surgery

... in place; the second involves taking bone grafts from the pelvis, which can be traumatic for the patient," explains Clinical Associate Professor tan Seang Beng, Director of the Spine Service and Chief of SGH's Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Apart from the time required for new bones to grow,...

TAN's Efforts Produce 'Chunk of Change' for Children With Heart Defects

...es they face, that's something to celebrate," says tan President Brad Callahan. Ross organized a bak...00 on (the basket) alone," she said. In 2008, tan employees donated more than $10,000 to charities l...and individuals create lifelong vacation memories. tan is the proud recipient of the Better Business Bure...

Pot, Cigarette Smoke Wreaks Havoc on Lungs

...ways to amplify the adverse effects of tobacco smoke on respiratory health, tan said. "Smoking marijuana and cigarettes -- even small amounts -- is very harmful for your lungs, increasing the risk of COPD by several fold," tan said. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, scientific consultant to the American Lung ...

SingaporeMedicine Highlights Singapore's Advanced Pain Management Techniques

...k pain can be more than 90%. This is a fairly common problem," said Dr tan Kian Hian, Director of the Pain Management Center at the Singapore General... parts of the pain control system. But before you make up your mind, Dr tan would like you to know that there are drawbacks and patients should careful...

Indoor Tanning Association Promotes Responsible Tanning for Spring Breakers

...ng Association (ITA) is encouraging beach goers to tan responsibly. While moderate exposure to UV light i...ure to ultraviolet light without burning. tan moderately. Getting a tan can be healthy, but overexposure is not. It is imp...

Biomarkers detected for Chikungunya fever

...virus infection, was conducted by researchers at A*STAR's Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) and the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) at Singapore's tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH). Cytokines are proteins, peptides or glycoproteins that belong to a category of signaling molecules that, like hormones ...

Older women find health benefits through volunteer program

... simultaneously be an investment in public health. "For our volunteers," tan said, "volunteering with children may be as good for their health as a gym ... approach in the long term, compared with traditional exercise programs. tan also explained that the focus on African American women was due to their pr...

Stunning finding: Compounds protect against cerebral palsy

...n damage and newborns with cerebral palsy characteristics. Silverman and tan wanted to see if they could prevent brain damage in the fetuses by administ...duced crystal structures of the new compounds. These are the compounds that tan tested on his cerebral palsy animal model with such promising results, as r...

Travel Advantage Network Enjoys Silencing Co-Workers, Raising More Than $1,600 for Autism

...e to schedule a few more silent day fund-raisers," tan President Brad Callahan jokes. A silent aucti...p private funder of autism research. In 2008, tan employees donated more than $10,000 to charities l...and individuals create lifelong vacation memories. tan is the proud recipient of the Better Business Bure...
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