Aug. 22, 2013 — A person's skin pigment, which determines hair color and skin tone, is influenced by the melanocortin-1 (MC1R) gene receptor. For the population\\'s one to two percent of redheads, a mutation in MC1R accounts for their red hair color and typical light skin.Now researchers from ...
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A new study claims that drinking coffee may help reduce the risk of developing basal cell carcinoma (BCC), the most common form of skin cancer in the United States.
A team of scientists has concluded that individuals who use frequently use tanning beds might be acting on an addictive neurological reward-and-reinforcement trigger.