skin cancer

air pollution

How Dangerous is the Current State of Air Pollution?

We all know how bad air pollution is to our health, but scientists are investigating on a pollution that is so small, it can easily be inhaled and can cause several health risks that can send you straight to the hospital.

Pinning Vitamin A against Skin Cancer

It has always been general knowledge that vitamin A plays an important role in the healthy growth and maturation of skin cells. A new study claims that higher vitamin A intake could lower the risk of skin cancer.
Spotting Skin Cancer Before It Gets Too Serious

Spotting Skin Cancer Before It Gets Too Serious

The results of the study demonstrate that UV skin damage visuals can cause viewers to feel fear, which then made these people more likely to participate in positive sun-safe behaviors such as wearing sunscreen or protective clothing
Non-invasive skin cancer diagnostic device

New Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Test

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive test for accurately detecting malignant melanoma without the need for a biopsy.

Skin Cancer Treated with...Herpes

In a new trial that could pave the way for future cancer treatments, patients with aggressive skin cancer were successfully treated with "virotherapy." This type of therapy uses a modified herpes virus to attack melanoma cells and even has shown the potential to overcome the cancer even when the disease has spread throughout the body.
Beach and Sun

Study Finds Many Sunscreen Products Not Doing Their Job

The summer vacation season is finally here and many schools are now out for the season or about to get out. Pools are opening and beaches are gearing up for a season of sun bathers, kids and adults that are looking to enjoy a cool dip in the pool or a just a little time in the sun. However, in a new report by the Environmental Working Group, researchers have found that as much as 80 percent of sunscreen products don't work to the level they claim, and some could even be dangerous.

Most Americans Still Don't Use Sunscreen

In spite of years of public health messages, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that barely one third of Americans use sunscreen on a regular basis.
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