Two-staged surgical approach for medium-sized nevus of the eyelid effective
The study included six patients who suffered from divided nevus of eyelids and ranged in age from 14 to 29 years. All lesions were medium-sized, ranging from 1.5 cm to 20 cm in diameter, and invaded eyelid margins and the posterior lamella of the eyelids.
Healio - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:59

Beach Bugs: Illnesses Often Follow Offshore Swims
The apparent protective effect of skin moles, called melanocytic nevi, suggests there may be biological differences in melanoma tumors that could lead to different treatments in the future, the study said. A high number of moles is a strong indicator ...
Wall Street Journal - Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:38

Meta-Analysis Uncovers Five Additional Susceptibility Loci for Cutaneous ...
Another SNP of interest to the researchers — rs7776158 at 6p22.3 — was in a melanocyte enhancer that binds IRF4, and a SNP in IRF4 has been linked to nevus count, skin pigmentation, and tanning response, all related to melanoma risk. Meanwhile ...
GenomeWeb - Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:59

These Photographs Will Challenge Everything You Think About Beauty
On Beauty, which premiers today, July 31, in New York City, isn't your typical feel-good documentary. The film, which looks at photographer Rick Guidotti's work shooting and empowering young adults with rare physical deformations (think albinism and ...
Yahoo Health - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:25

Robotics helps Richmond man walk again
The disease is called Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome. "So at age 14, he became a paraplegic," she says. "Obviously, it turned our lives upside down." Now Robbie is on a mission. He's played adaptive sports. He's graduated high school. He even has his ...
WWBT NBC12 News - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:54

Baking mom's 'sweet' tribute honors son who died of cancer
For Monique Johnson, baking and happiness have always been synonymous. Naturally then, when her son Miles passed away from cancer in 2008, she decided that a bakery would be the perfect way to honor the love and joy he provided her. Sweets 4 ... - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:45

Sweets 4 Miles: A mother's tribute that satisfies your sweet tooth
Johnson's 11 year-old daughter Ming – who was born with congenital nevus in her scalp and neck – also serves as motivation to keep the business moving forward. "My future plans for Sweets 4 Miles is to get my products in stores like BJ's, Sam's Club ... - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:45

Should You Be Worried About Your Moles?
Congenital moles, also called congenital nevus, are ones that are present from birth. The AAD estimates that roughly 1 in 100 people are born with a congenital mole. Certain prenatal issues, such as a growth of fatty tissue cells, Spina bifida (a birth ...
Oye! Times - Mon, 13 Jul 2015 22:15

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