New research supports the idea that use of some hair products is linked to raised risk of breast cancer, with differences between white and black women.
Only a small percentage of obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery to help them control their weight follow up this procedure with further plastic surgery to reshape their bodies and remove excess rolls of skin. Such body contouring surgery is generally only affordable to patients with adequate insurance and income.
New work suggests that a common, inexpensive and safe chemical could slow the aging of human skin. The researchers found evidence that the chemical — an antioxidant called methylene blue — could slow or reverse several well-known signs of aging when tested in cultured human skin cells and simulated skin tissue.
New diagnoses for two types of skin cancer increased in recent years, according to a team of researchers. Their paper uses medical records from the Rochester Epidemiology Project to compare diagnoses of basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma ? both nonmelanoma skin cancers ? between 2000 and 2010 to diagnoses in prior years.
Everyone has their own little quirks about their smile, but your mouth could reveal a much bigger story about your overall physical and mental health. As World Oral Health Day is coming up (20 March), we spoke to Dr David Dunn, Philips Sonicare ambassador, who shared his knowledge on all things oral health. Ground-down teeth…