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Skin cancer


Researchers develop effective nano-vaccine for melanoma

August 07, 2019 9:32 am

The focus of the research, published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, is on a nanoparticle that serves as the basis for the new vaccine.

Vitamin A intake linked with lower skin cancer risk: Study

August 03, 2019 9:34 am

Healthy food sources of vitamin A include sweet potato, cantaloupe, carrots, black-eyed peas, sweet red peppers, broccoli, spinach, dairy foods, fish and meat, especially liver, according to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Anti-parasitic drug may help fight skin cancer: Study

July 11, 2019 12:05 pm

Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, develops in the cells (melanocytes) that produce melanin — the pigment that gives your skin its colour.

Bangladesh’s ‘tree man’ wants hands amputated: Everything to know about the rare disease

June 27, 2019 11:11 am

As an inherited condition, it makes a person highly susceptible to infections caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Novel microscope can non-invasively diagnose, treat diseases: Study

May 18, 2019 5:24 pm

Researchers said that this microscope, however, is different from previous technology due to its capability to not only digitally scan living tissue, but also treat the tissue by intensifying the heat produced by the laser.

Silicone implants can increase a woman's risk of arthritis, stillbirth and skin cancer, says study

November 21, 2018 6:41 pm

As compared to the women with saline implants, the ones with silicone implants were also found to be at double risk of developing surgical complications as well as at an increased risk of arthritis and skin cancer.

Artificial Intelligence can detect skin cancer better than dermatologists

May 29, 2018 12:37 pm

The incidence of malignant melanoma is increasing, with an estimated 232,000 new cases worldwide and around 55,500 deaths from the disease each year.

Common BP lowering drugs linked to skin cancer risk

December 05, 2017 3:42 pm

The findings revealed that using medicines that contain hydrochlorothiazide increases the risk of developing squamous cell carcinoma, skin cancer that develops in the cells of the outer layer of the skin, up to seven times.

Apply SPF30 sunscreen to delay onset of skin cancer

April 19, 2016 11:56 am

Sunscreens are known to prevent skin from burning when exposed to UV sunlight, which is a major risk factor for melanoma -- most serious form of skin cancer.

Eating citrus fruits may increase skin cancer risk

July 06, 2015 2:24 pm

People who consume large amounts of whole grapefruit or orange juice may be at increased risk for melanoma.