New research has confirmed that chemotherapy is virtually useless for breast cancer patients and discovered, in addition to killing tumor cells, chemotherapy treatment will actually enable cancer cells to spread.
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Lets face it shopping for sunscreen is often a confusing activity. Let's look at some common sunscreen mistakes that people make so we can make the best choice for our family this summer.
These are the Dos and Don'ts to remember this summer when it comes to sunscreens.
If you are one of the lucky ones, you may not yet be seeing much change in your skin. But, if you are like the majority of women in their 40s, you may be noticing that your skin could use a little extra TLC. Too much sun damage and too many years neglecting to take care of your skin may finally be starting to show up in very real and distressing ways.
Perhaps you are noticing those crow’s feet and laugh lines don’t go away when you stop smiling.
Everyone wants to avoid wrinkles and sun exposure at the same time, so a lot of make-up companies are now putting SPF in our foundation. This is convenient, but does make-up have enough SPF to count as sunscreen?
Does make-up have enough SPF?
Throughout the years, nail fashions have changed and evolved. Whether you prefer short, neatly trimmed natural fingernails, or today’s hot stiletto style, we view nicely manicured nails as a sign of good grooming. But did you know that besides defining your style, your nails can actually tell more about you? Keep reading for seven surprising things your nails say about your health.
What your nails say about your health
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Atopic dermatitis (AT) is the most common type of eczema, especially in babies, and according to the National Eczema Association the prevalence of childhood eczema/atopic dermatitis in the US is 10.7%. Topical steroid creams sometimes help with relieving the itchiness and dryness caused by AT, but can cause allergic reactions themselves. So, these gentle on skin baths will keep your baby's eczema under control, and may be a great alternative to steroid creams.
The 3 gentle on skinbaths that will keep your baby's baby's eczema under control are: 1) colloidal oatmeal 2) baking soda bath 3) Coconut milk bath
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime according to skincare.org. Here are some simple tips such as window film, on how you can protect yourself and your children.
What is skin cancer? Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells. Skin cancer is caused by the sun's most damaging ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B rays.
Summer is approaching! It’s the time of year met with mixed emotions. On one hand you’re excited for the warmer weather, open toe shoes and weekends at the beach or pool. On the other hand you dread revealing the stubborn cellulite, dull skin, stretch marks, scarring from breakouts on the chest shoulders or back not to mention coarse hairs.
Drinking alcohol has a number of effects on the body that can impact the skin, says a board-certified dermatologist.
Your child has an eczema and you have tried all kinds of natural creams on his hands and Manuka honey, but no treatment works. No relief works and you are looking for solutions. Here are 9 stories about eczema treatment Emaxhealth reporters have covered before.
Men tend to suffer more with psoriasis than do women, according to a new scientific study, but the psoriasis can be cured permanently with natural treatments. Here are several ways psoriasis can be reversed with natural means.
In wanting to know how to cure psoriasis permanently, it is first important to gain a clearer understanding of where the condition originates, who gets it and why.
The FDA has approved a new drug designed to treat moderate to severe cases of eczema that fail to respond to other options, such as topical applications. The price of the medication high, but help is available, offering hope for patients with moderate to severe eczema.
Eczema is a skin condition that has a major impact on a person's quality of life, depending on the severity.
Wondering Whether You Should Take Botox? Here's Some Information From the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released a Q & A on botox and its related procedures. Here are some highlights.
What exactly is botox?
When the temperature drops, your thermostat rises. But the hot, dry air can make your skin crack and feel uncomfortable. Here are some holistic dry skin remedies you can try.
Winter is known to bring dry skin conditions.
Psoriasis is one of the more frustrating skin conditions, as it can be challenging to treat and cause embarrassment. Along with conventional over-the-counter and prescription medications, there is evidence that the herbal remedy curcumin can be effective for treating psoriasis.
Psoriasis is considered an autoimmune disease because the body’s white T cells are prompted into action when they should not be, and the result is uncontrolled inflammation and rapid growth of skin
3 Common Things You Use in Your Kitchen That Doctors Say Can Help Heal Frostbite and Help You Live Longer
Have a blister from the cold weather? Or maybe your muscles feel sore after an intense, healthy workout? Here are a few cheap, natural, and healthy remedies to ease your inflammation! They're right in your kitchen and help protect you from cancer and other inflammation-caused diseases too.
Danger: You Might Have Frostbite and Not Know It
In one of the vegan forums that I follow one of them members asked about the best vegan sunscreen for everyday wear. What do you use as a natural vegan sunscreen and how do you make the recipe? Here are few interesting answers from the forum members.
"I use coconut oil but have to reapply often. It has a spf though of only 8-10. I need something higher in spf for the kids, but don't want the chemicals.
Scientists at Tel Aviv University have identified the trigger that causes the deadly skin cancer known as melanoma, a trigger that has been elusive until now. What is this discovery and what does it mean, especially since the rates of melanoma have been rising quickly over the past three decades in the United States?
Approximately 10 percent of adults experience rosacea, facial redness and chronic inflammation that thus far has no cure. Now the authors of a study from New Zealand suggest a new rosacea treatment shown to be effective involves honey.
Are you among the more than 16 million Americans who has rosacea?
A new study from Northwestern Medicine researchers found forty-three percent of consumers surveyed had no idea what to look for when choosing the right sunscreen. Are you using the right skin protection?
Choosing the right sunscreen can save your skin from premature aging and skin cancer, but looking at SPF value isn’t all you need to know.
Do you suffer from cellulite? While getting rid of cellulite can take time and become rather costly, here is one way guaranteed to hide unsightly cellulite with this new no-nonsense solution.
“Nine out of ten of you may have it, and not a single one of you wants it - I’m talking about cellulite,” says Dr.
In the August 2014 issue of Prevention, readers are alerted to a new anti-wrinkle collagen treatment that research shows actually works as well as - if not better than - most retinoic acid creams. More surprisingly is the fact that this anti-aging agent is not applied directly to the skin; rather, it is taken as a pill. Here is what its researchers have to say about this new anti-wrinkle miracle and what you should look for when buying it.
The problem of many anti-wrinkle collagen pumping products is that not only are they very expensive, but typically only last a few hours to a few days toward plumping up the skin to reduce wrinklin
Atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema, affects almost 18 million Americans according to statistics from the National Eczema Association. For many, the condition worsens in the winter when heated homes and low humidity dry the skin.
A new study has found that perhaps a vitamin supplement can help reduce the symptoms of itchy, inflamed skin from eczema.
People with celiac disease frequently switch to gluten-free skin care products in an effort to reduce their exposure to the protein. However, researchers and medical professionals have questioned if this is a necessary step. Although there are some instances that it may be required, it is important to follow expert advice before throwing away all the beauty products in your home.
Gluten can be found in many skin care products, but it may not pose a danger to everyone.
UPDATE AUGUST 2016: New information about mercury in skin lightening creams is offered below (in italics) before the original article.
A recent study in Clinical and Experimental Dermatology has revealed how common it is for mercury and other dangerous substances to be found in skin lightening products originating from countri
Even though summer is winding down, the summer sun still has plenty of opportunities left to wrap us in its warmth and comfort. People everywhere are beefing up their schedules with as many outdoor activities as possible before the cold, cruel winter makes its painful presence in our lives. But with this increased exposure to the sun and its powerful UV rays comes an even greater responsibility to protect yourself from the violent damage these rays are capable of causing; whether it be trivial sun spots and wrinkles, or the more serious skin cancer and melanoma.
There is a great deal of emphasis on looking good in our society. This often leads young people to seek out indoor tanning parlors and to ignore warnings that these places can be dangerous. Kids often take the position that the risk of cancer from indoor tanning is just a lot of hype. However, it has been observed that there is an increased risk of skin cancer in kids who are exposed to indoor tanning.
This month's vegetable pick for healthy skin is asparagus that has anti-aging properties to help fight wrinkles and keep your skin youthful.
How do you base your buying decision on your beauty and skincare products? If you are like most women, you look for words like “Firming,” “Hypoallergenic,” “Brightening” and “Organic.” But did you know that many times those words are just marketing hype?! Discover for yourself these new beauty tips that will help you avoid being scammed as you learn what to watch out for and what to look for the next time you go shopping for cosmetics.