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Truck Driver Shows Visual Proof of Sun Damage

Truck Driver Shows Visual Proof of Sun Damage

Recently, there was an article and photo released that showed visual proof that the sun makes you age prematurely. The case was discovered and studied by Jennifer R.S. Fordon and Joaquin C. Brieva, Dermatologists at Northwestern University and published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Below is an explanation of what they found and what could eventually happen to anyone from un-protected over-exposure to sunlight. A 69-year-old man presented with a 25-year history of …

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New Melanoma Drug is No Dud

The FDA approved a fast review of  a new Melanoma drug used in a clinical trial at 125 U.S. cancer centers. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Aug. 19, shows about 23 percent of the patients given ipilimumab are alive two years later, compared with 14 percent of those who did not receive the drug. Those taking ipilimumab lived a median of about 10 months, compared with 6.4 months for those …

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