Moles come in all shapes and sizes, so it can be difficult to know when they are just regular growths and when they are showing signs of skin cancer. It is important to check your moles every once in a while and look for indications that it might be time […]
Using sunscreen causes vitamin D deficiency
Vitamin D plays an important role in bone health and the immune system, which makes it an important nutrient for our bodies. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun is the best natural source of vitamin D. However, the amount of sun exposure needed to produce the […]
Our bodies are constantly growing, changing and evolving which means that finding new spots and growths on our skin throughout our live is common. These growths can be caused by any number of factors from normal development to aging or skin damage. Some of the most common spots found on […]
There are a multitude of ingredients and many different types of sunscreen out there, so this article will try to simplify what ingredients to look for and when you should use them. What ingredients to look for will depend on what situations you will encounter throughout the day, and with […]
Technology is progressing at breakneck pace, from nanotechnology to stem cell research it is developing faster than most people can keep up with, and the health industry is no different. One of the best advancements in skin cancer detection in recent years has been telehealth.
What is telehealth?
Telehealth is the […]
Most people probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the kind of protection that the glass around them is providing against the sun. It is easy to believe that once we are indoors or slip on that fancy pair of sunglasses that we are shielded from the kind […]
A lot of people have been affected or have seen loved ones affected by skin cancer, and would love to get involved in supporting skin cancer research. However, they don’t know exactly how to get started. There are a lot of options out there that can provide serious support for […]
Medicine is moving at a blistering pace, so it is always interesting to look at the new innovations being investigated and to think about how it might apply to diseases like skin cancer. Below is a list of some of the most exciting ground breaking innovations that might help improve […]
Skin cancer is one of Australia’s most widespread cancers, with over 80% of new cancer cases every year being attributed to skin cancer alone. Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, accounts for around 10% of new cancer cases diagnosed, which is around 15,000 new cases every year. With skin […]
What are the risks?
Australians have become better and better at protecting themselves from the sun while stepping outside on a sunny Sunday morning, however, many overlook the importance of sun protection in the workplace, where we spend the majority of our time.
Skin cancer is one of Australia’s most common diseases […]