The FDA has announced significant changes to sunscreen products that will help consumers decide how to buy and use sunscreen, and allow them to more effectively protect themselves and their families from sun-induced damage. Read more
A rare but difficult-to-treat bacterial infection that usually strikes people with impaired immune systems is showing up for the first time in healthy individuals getting tattoos… Read more
Grapes could protect against skin cancer and prevent premature ageing, research has revealed. A study has shown that compounds found in the fruit protect cells from the ultraviolet radiation emitted by the sun – the leading environmental cause of skin cancer. Read more
Mole mapping typically involves photography of the entire body. These photographs, which are saved digitally, serve as a baseline and assist the physician during a patient’s annual skin exam. It is particularly useful in monitoring people at higher risk for melanoma, including individuals with numerous moles, a history of dysplastic or atypical moles, a personal […]
Researchers say they’re designing patch-like devices to wirelessly transmit information about a person’s vital health statistics, potentially freeing patients from the wires and sticky electrodes of electroencephalograms (EEGs) and electrocardiogram (EKGs). Read more
Four years ago, when Wexford-based dermatologist Dr. Debra Tanner Abell was visiting Miami to attend Art Basel, one of the world’s largest contemporary art fairs, she happened upon the work of Canadian photographer David Trautrimas at Photo Miami, one of the many spinoff art fairs that have cropped up around the event.
Reporting on The Times is an official selection of the Palm Springs International ShortsFest 2013!! This is the largest short film festival in the United States!! Read more