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Check out these tips to prevent nail fungus…

Source: American Academy of Dermatology

It’s easy to get a fungal nail infection. If you have a fungal infection on your foot, the fungus can spread to one or more of your nails. This is quite common.

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Are you an exceptional skin ager?

Certain Lifestyle Choices May Trump Genes When it Comes to Youthful Looking Skin

Source: DermWireTV

Nurture has a larger effect on exceptionally youthful skin appearance than nature, according to a new study by Olay done in collaboration with personal genetics company 23andMe.

Specifically, sunscreen usage and positive attitude were correlated with younger-looking skin, while sunbathing and frequent dry skin have a negative association with skin aging.

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Americans are spending more than ever on looking better.

Source: HealthDay

Maybe, because people are spending more than ever before in the quest to look younger and more attractive. A new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) found that Americans spent $16 billion on cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally invasive procedures in 2016

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Check out these tips are preventing bug bites

Tips to prevent and treat bug bites

Source: American Academy of Dermatology

Although most bug bites are harmless, some can spread dangerous diseases like Zika virus, dengue, Lyme disease, and malaria. Particularly if you’re visiting areas with known insect-borne diseases, it’s important to take steps to reduce your risk. -

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Can white wine put you at risk for rosacea?

White Wine May Do No Favors for a Woman's Skin

Source: HealthDay

Maybe, according to new research that found women with certain drinking patterns had a higher risk of developing rosacea, an inflammatory skin condition.

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Melanoma Monday is May 1st. Have you had a skin cancer screening? #SpotSkinCancer.

Safe hair care spares hair, dermatologists report

Source: Science Daily

A common cause of hair loss and breakage known as acquired trichorrhexis nodosa, or TN --often more prevalent in African-Americans -- can actually be remedied through appropriate use of cleansing products, hair care and styling practices, say researchers

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Expression of specific gene differentiates moles from melanoma

Source: Science Daily

Decreased levels of the gene p15 represents a way to determine if a nevus, or mole, is transitioning to a melanoma, new research finds. The protein p15 functions to inhibit nevus cell proliferation.

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Botox Makes You Happier

Source: Telegraph Media Group

Botox is having a moment. Quite literally. December is the biggest month in a cosmetic doctor’s calendar as Botox bookings soar 20- 25 per cent in the run-up to Christmas. And that’s a conservative estimate. Last year, the Harley Medical Group reported a 150 per cent surge in women having injections in the first two weeks of December.

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Alert: Patients with Rosacea May be at Increased Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Source: National Rosacea Society

Recent studies in the United Kingdom, South Korea and Denmark have found significant associations between rosacea and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), lending further evidence to a possible connection between the two inflammatory disorders.

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Breaking News: Study Finds Low level Light therapy Improves Wrinkles

Source: Healio

Researchers in Korea conducted a prospective double-blind study of 52 women aged between 30 and 65 years with more than grade 3 lateral periocular wrinkles.

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Study Finds Restriction of Indoor Tanning Among Minors Reduces Melanoma Risk and Treatment Costs

Source: American Academy of Dermatology

An age restriction on indoor tanning could save thousands of lives and millions of dollars, according to new research published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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