Risk for skin infections, diabetes increase with statin use

(HealthDay)—Using statins for as short a time as three months can put patients at risk for developing diabetes and skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs), according to a study published in the November issue of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Humphrey H.T. Ko, from the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at Curtin University in Perth, Australia, and colleagues […]

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Vinnie Jones health: Footballer and wife both battled same disease – what’s the symptoms?

Vinnie Jones, 54, became a household name as a professional football player before turning his talents to acting. Vinnie played 184 games in the Premier League, scoring 13 goals in the competition. Since his retirement from football, Vinnie has capitalised on his tough guy image and has appeared in a string of blockbuster films including Lock, Stock and Two Smoking […]

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Moms Strip Down in Stunning Photo Series That Puts Their Stretch Marks and Loose Skin on Full Display

Lately it seems like more mothers are embracing their natural postpartum bodies. Yet the pressure for new moms to “bounce back” to their pre-pregnancy size and shape is still hard to escape. Still, there are trailblazers out there—like Canada-based photographer Megan Elemans. She's using her platform to create a dialogue that encourages women to love their after-baby bodies.  Elemans, who is also […]

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Immune cells in skin kill MRSA bacteria before they enter the body

A type of immune cell called neutrophils could be responsible for controlling bacterial numbers of an antibiotic-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on human skin before the bacteria get a chance to invade, according to a new study from Karolinska Institutet published in Cell Reports. The results could provide an explanation for why this superbug is only carried transiently by […]

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Vitamin B12 deficiency: The three major warning signs on your face that could mean you are

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA. Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells that cannot function properly. Pernicious anaemia is the most common form of vitamin B12 deficiency in the UK, this […]

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Mom could 'see skin blistering and peeling' after hot water bottle exploded on legs

Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 9 Fox News Flash top headlines for Oct. 9 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS BELOW A mother in the U.K. said she watched paramedics pop “100 blisters on my stomach and legs” after a hot water bottle exploded in between her legs, leaving her with severe burns. […]

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This Model Just Opened Up About a Rare Condition That Causes Her Skin to Shed Every 2 Weeks

Being comfortable in your own skin can be tricky regardless of what you look like. But it can be even more difficult if you didn’t grow up seeing people who look like you represented in modeling campaigns, in the media, or even on the street. That’s what led Jeyza Gary to become a model, according to an as-told-to Refinery29 essay she […]

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Florida toddler born with 'Batman' mask due to rare skin condition to seek treatment in Russia

Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 24 Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 24 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A Florida toddler who was born with a marking on her face that resembles a “Batman” mask will soon travel to Russia in the hopes of receiving an innovative treatment for a rare skin condition. Luna Fenner was […]

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Tanning addict, 50, claims an ‘APP diagnosed her with skin cancer’

Tanning addict, 50, who rented a sunbed for her spare room every winter claims an APP diagnosed her with skin cancer ‘after two doctors dismissed her unusual mole’ Susanna Hancock would lay under a sunbed twice a day for an hour at a time Downloaded app SkinVision in January, warned her mole was ‘high risk’ Diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, […]

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Researchers discover how the sun damages our skin

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have discovered the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin. What kind of ultraviolet radiation is the worst for our skin? And how exactly does the sun damage it? Those two questions are at the heart of a new study by Zachary W. Lipsky, a biomedical […]

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