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This Vitamin May Lower Skin Cancer Risk
A new discovery could change the way doctors treat patients at high risk for skin cancer.
More Coffee, Less Skin Cancer
Wear sunscreen, stay inside during the hottest parts of the day and ... refill your cup of coffee? Sure enough, that fourth cup of joe has been tied to lower rates of an aggressive type of skin cancer.
Fat Mice, Liposuction, and Cancer
We tend to think of fat as surplus, storage for calories that we carry around until needed. As it turns out, some fat is quite productive, pumping out hormones or storing chemicals and vitamins.
Melanoma Risks Reduced Through Nutrition
Melanoma, one of the most common cancers affecting Americans, casts a shadow over people at risk for this disease. However researchers are finding new ways to lower melanoma rates. A recent cohort study examining the use of vitamin A supplements provided evidence that may help researchers find ways to reduce melanoma rates among high-risk populations Taking multivitamins containing Vitamin A might reduce risk of melanoma. The author of this study was Maryam Asgari , MD, a researcher with Kaiser Permanente, a non-profit managed care consortium headquartered in Oakland, Californi...
Benefits of Calcium and Vitamin D
Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for bone health, but researchers have now found another plus for this duo. The combination of calcium and vitamin D may reduce the risk of skin cancer.
Screen the Sun with Sunscreen
It’s time to pull out your bathing suit, beach towel and most importantly sunscreen because summer fun has finally come!
Watch Out For That Sun
Skin cancer can easily be prevented by applying sunscreen. But the problem is, there are so many kinds of sunscreen out there! How do you decide which is best?
Skip the Sun, Eat Your Veggies
Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables can give your skin a healthier glow than the sun, according to a study from The University of Nottingham.