To read a very interesting article about the connection between cosmetics and breast cancer click HERE. Alpine Dermatology, Your Utah Dermatologist.
Titanium Dioxide: Toxic or Safe? By Lori Stryker, B.Sc., B.H.Ec., B.Ed. Titanium dioxide is the subject of new controversy, yet it is a substance as old as the earth itself. It is one of the top fifty chemicals produced worldwide. It is a white, opaque and naturally- occurring mineral found in two main forms: rutile … Read more
If you’re headed for the sun-baked shores, be warned: A new study shows a link between warm-weather vacations and greater numbers of moles in white women. Since large numbers of moles are a risk factor for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, the implications are frightening. According to a study in the Journal of … Read more
This is part 2 of a 3 part series. For the complete series: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/health/series/target_cancer/index.html February 23, 2010 Target Cancer After Long Fight, Drug Gives Sudden Reprieve By AMY HARMON For the melanoma patients who signed on to try a drug known as PLX4032, the clinical trial was a last resort. Their bodies were riddled with tumors, … Read more
BOTOX and injectable fillers continue to be a popular choice for getting rid of wrinkles, a nonsurgical option for baby boomers and individuals who want a more youthful look. Still, these fillers are only temporary and frequent touch-ups mean many patients are filling their monthly schedules with a pricey treatment. Researchers in Germany are investigating … Read more
What is Accutane and how does it work? Accutane first given to patients with severe acne, most of whom reacted with dramatic and permanent clearing of their acne symptoms. It is a vitamin A derivative which is administered orally in pill form, normally for 15-20 weeks. Accutane is a serious medication and can have serious side effects. … Read more
If you or your child suffers from eczema, you’re not alone. In fact, about 15 million Americans have some type of eczema, reports The American Academy of Family Physicians. Click HERE to read the facts along with how to combat eczema. Utah Dermatolgy At It’s Best! Visit out website. www.alpineskin.com
You’re probably well-aware that smoking can devastate your health and reduce your life expectancy. But, just as it ruins your inside, smoking does serious damage to your outside. No matter how strict your skincare routine or how pricey your products, smoking can set off an avalanche of premature aging. Read more HERE. Dermatology in … Read more