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Defence expert: Zimmerman account of Martin death tallies with evidence

An expert on gunshot wounds hired by the defense testified on Tuesday that a neighborhood watch volunteer's account of how he fatally shot an unarmed black teen is consistent with the forensic evidence.<p>Dr Vincent Di Maio said the trajectory of the bullet and gun powder on Trayvon Martin's body …

New fingerprint technology that means evidence can no longer be wiped away

We all know the scene in the movies where the criminal wipes his gun and the door handles with his hankie so as not to leave any trace of his presence. Now scientists claim to have invented a method that could identify his fingerprints, regardless of how much wiping has taken place. So how much of …

Police destroying sex offence suspects' DNA profiles, says Labour

The DNA profiles of thousands of suspected sex offenders are being destroyed because of a legal loophole, according to Labour.<p>From October police in England and Wales will no longer be able to hold indefinitely genetic information on people arrested on suspicion of sexual and violent crimes once …

The Confessions of Innocent Men

Why would two suspects caught up in a grisly murder investigation admit to a killing they didn't commit?<p>Any good criminal-defense attorney will tell you to say four words if you are about to be arrested for murder: <i>I want a lawyer</i>.<p>This is simple advice and should be easy to remember during an …

Milk Thistle Extract, Silibinin, Could Help Protect Against Skin Cancer, Studies Show

A bright purple flower could play a role in protecting against skin cancer, according to two new studies.<p>New research from the University of Colorado Cancer Center shows that not only does milk thistle extract, called silibinin, <i>protect</i> against skin cancer-causing ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation, but …

Fat gene 'linked with skin cancer'

<b>A gene previously shown to be linked to obesity may also increase the risk of a deadly form of skin cancer, say researchers writing in Nature Genetics.</b><p>Analysis of data from 73,000 people, led by the University of Leeds, found a specific section of the "fat gene" was associated with malignant …

Skin cancer risk down by a third in women who regularly take aspirin

Skin cancer risk down by a third in women who regularly take aspirin<p>Aspirin is found to prevent stomach and bowel cancers and now skin cancer<br>• Every …

Cancer

New Evidence That Aspirin May Prevent Cancer

Taking a low dose of aspirin every day could have the potential to prevent breast cancer or stop it in its tracks.<p>That was the news over the weekend from the annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Boston, where a team of researchers from the Veterans …

5 Things: Free Pint of Beer Tonight; and Cancer Prevention Study

The Highland Hash Spring Fun Run Series is tonight starting at Blanchard's at 6:30 p.m.<p>Starting today the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention …

Sun May Lower Blood Pressure, But Skin Cancer Risk Still Looms

<i>By Amir Khan</i><p>Sun exposure may be good for you after all, according to preliminary new research presented at the International Investigative Dermatology 2013 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland.<p>Being in the sun can help lower your blood pressure, researchers said, adding that overall, the benefits of …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

FDA approves skin cancer drugs and genetic test

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced its approval of two new drugs and a diagnostic test that can be used to treat advanced or inoperable melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin disease.<p>Advanced melanoma has joined a wide range of cancers for which treatment is increasingly …

Can Sunscreen Keep Your Skin From Aging?

Sunscreen season has arrived, along with new guidelines for what actually constitutes defense from solar rays and new evidence that a daily slathering may not only protect you from skin cancer and sunburn, it may keep your skin from aging.<p>That discovery comes from a study just published in the …

Sun Safety - Spotting skin cancer (5min 25sec)

Community Supporting PMHS Alum With Bone Cancer

Kara Hirsch, 19, recently diagnosed with Metastasized Ewing Sarcoma.<p>Patchogue-Medford High School Class of 2011 alum Kara Hirsch, 19, was recently …

Cancer: Mechanism of bone metastasis