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Research & Reviews  355 results

No pain, no gain: Sensory neurons heal a sunburn.
Immunity Flayer CH, Sokol CL

Jul 15th, 2021 - In a recent issue of Nature, Hoeffel et al. describe a novel pathway of sterile tissue repair utilizing a mouse model of sunburn. This wound healing pathway is coordinated by sensory neuron-derived TAFA4 that induces IL-10 production from Tim4+ de...

Correlates Between Physical Activity and Sunburn Prevalence Among a Nationally Represen...
Journal of Physical Activity & Health; Wei G, Farooq J et. al.

Jun 30th, 2021 - Physical activity is associated with greater odds of sunburn in adults, increasing harmful sun exposure and skin cancer risk. The authors sought to investigate parallel associations between sunburn and physical activity among US high school studen...

Circadian clock protein BMAL1 regulates melanogenesis through MITF in melanoma cells.
Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research; Sarkar S, Porter KI et. al.

Jun 24th, 2021 - Solar ultraviolet B radiation (UVB) is one of the leading causes of various skin conditions, including photoaging, sunburn erythema, and melanoma. As a protective response, the skin has inbuilt defense mechanisms, including DNA repair, cell cycle,...

Sensory neuron-derived TAFA4 promotes macrophage tissue repair functions.
Nature Hoeffel G, Debroas G et. al.

May 21st, 2021 - Inflammation is a defence response to tissue damage that requires tight regulation in order to prevent impaired healing. Tissue-resident macrophages have a key role in tissue repair1, but the precise molecular mechanisms that regulate the balance ...

Sunburn frequency and risk and protective factors: a cross-sectional survey.
Dermatology Online Journal; Braun HA, Adler CH et. al.

May 18th, 2021 - Skin cancer prevention is at the forefront of public health as morbidity increases. Limited data exists on effective interventions to reduce sunburn frequency and modifiable risk factors. This research aims to determine an association between 1) d...

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Guidelines  1 results

Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: US Preventive Services Task Force Recomme...
JAMA , Grossman DC et. al.

Mar 21st, 2018 - Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Although invasive melanoma accounts for only 2% of all skin cancer cases, it is responsible for 80% of skin cancer deaths. Basal and squamous cell carcinoma, the 2 predominant typ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  21 results

UV Exposure Assessed With Wearable Sensor and Sun Protection

Feb 27th, 2020 - The proposed work is to refine and validate a UV protection system based on a dosimeter "sticker." The key innovations of the system are automated personalized intervention messaging triggered by the exposure levels measured by a novel charge accu...

Quantifying Skin Oxygenation Properties in Normal vs Sun Exposed Skin

Aug 14th, 2019 - Sun and ultraviolet light exposure has both short term and long term effects on skin. While the short term effects, such as sunburn, are understood, chronic long-term sun exposure can cause changes to the skin that are not well characterized. One ...

A Mechanistic Evaluation of the Nociceptive Desensitizing Properties of Topical Capsaicin

Sep 28th, 2018 - In this project the Ultraviolet- B pain model, a model using type B ultraviolet rays to induce a first-degree sunburn, will be used to induce a non-specific inflammation in the skin. This model is well-known to produce both peripheral and central ...

A Pilot of Pediatric/Adult Study of Gene Expression Profiling and Clinical Characterization of Phototoxicity

Sep 27th, 2018 - Background: Phototoxicity is a sunburn-like response associated with certain medications and is a phenomenon which is not completely understood. Although clinically similar to a typical sunburn reaction, the gene expression changes in phototoxic s...

Combined Medication for Improved Analgesia in Superficial Pain

Jul 3rd, 2018 - This research study is being done to assess if a combination of medications can enhance the relief of superficial pain (pain at the surface of the skin, such as sunburn pain). The investigators also want to find out if certain genes may be linked ...

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News  97 results

Survey: Americans' Sun Protection Practices Fall Short of Intentions

Jun 21st, 2021 - Nearly all Americans say that sun protection is important, but almost half don't use sunscreen regularly and more than a third believe that tanning is healthy, according to the results of a recent survey commissioned by the American Academy of Der...

UV Exposure Likely Not a Melanoma Risk for People of Color

Dec 23rd, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The association between ultraviolet (UV) exposure and melanoma is "weak" for skin of color, according to a new systematic review. "I was not surprised to find little to no evidence supporting the association between UV ...

Medical Societies Advise on Vitamin D in Midst of COVID-19

Jul 10th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Six medical societies from across the globe are emphasizing the importance of individuals obtaining the daily recommended dose of vitamin D, espec...

Consumer Reports Ranks Top Sunscreens for 2020

May 22nd, 2020 - Chemical sunscreens offer the best protection and beat out those with mineral or natural ingredients such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, a new review from Consumer Reports finds. In this year's annual "Best Sunscreens" list, experts rated 53 ...

Recurring rash on neck and axilla
MDedge Family Medicine;

Nov 7th, 2019 - The FP initially treated the area with topical ketoconazole cream, which stung, but partially improved the patient’s symptoms. Because the rash persisted, the FP performed a punch biopsy, which showed widespread epidermal acantholysis or separatio.

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Patient Education  10 results see all →