It's a sad day for the cricketing world.
Former Australia captain and celebrated “voice of cricket”, Richie Benaud, has died.
At the age of 84, you probably think old age was to blame. But reports reveal Benaud died in his sleep last night after losing his fight against skin cancer.
Sadly, it took the cancer only six months from detection to claim his life.
And that's pretty sca... ››› more
From plasters to deodorant, soaps and toothpaste, products containing nanosilver particles have hit the market hard over the past few years.
It seemed like a revolutionary and harmless way to protect you from bacterial infections and even help heal your wounds quicker.
After all, when silver in nanoparticles has great anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and antibiotic properties. That's why it's... ››› more
Scientists have discovered an even more important reason to wear sun cream when you're out in the sun.
And it's not just to protect you from the direct rays you expose yourself to.
Brand new research coming out of Yale University says protecting your skin cells from the sun's rays can help you lower your skin cancer risk far more than originally thought.
Here's what they found out…
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I'm sure you're aware that being in the sun without protection is one of the leading risk factors of skin cancer.
Why then is staying out of the sun just as serious a risk?
And why then, is getting just the right amount of sun every day a necessary part of skin cancer prevention?
Well, it's all about one vitamin. A vitamin your skin makes when it comes into contact with the sun.
Th... ››› more
According to the University of California Medical Center's research on organ transplant patients are 100 times more likely to develop skin cancer compared to the general population.
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No one sets out to get sunburned, but the pleasant distractions of warmer weather - the longer, sunny days, the beckoning beach and losing track of time in the garden - all make it easy to forget that extra coat of sunscreen, or the need to take a break in the shade.
Of course, it's best to practice sunburn prevention and stop a burn before it starts, seeing as those it's one of the main cause... ››› more
There's no better way to keep your health in top shape than by ensuring everything is in order.
How do you do this?
It's a simple case of going for the appropriate screening tests as you get older.
From screening tests that may help to prevent prostate cancer to ones that can nip skin cancer in the bud early on, these tests are an essential part of your health and you need to have th... ››› more
Don't ignore the changes in your skin, as it might be cancer! Knowing the difference between what your moles should look like and how they'd look if they are cancerous could mean the difference between early and effective treatment and the cancer spreading.
As someone who lives in an incredibly sunny country, you need to be aware of any changes on your skin. And while skin cancer is preventable... ››› more
As a South African, you're used to spending a lot of time in the sun. You're lucky in terms of having such amazing weather, where other countries have dark, dreary, rainy days to contend with many days of the year. But it's not all sunshine and happiness when it comes to the hot African sun; it places you under an extremely high risk of developing skin cancer. Recognise the changes in your skin, s... ››› more
After a hot summer, spent in the sun, you may have a nagging thought about skin cancer in the back of your mind. Although you don't have any visible signs, you know the stats, and they're not pretty. But research says you can decrease your risk of developing skin cancer and it's as simple as taking vitamin supplements …
AOne in every type of cancer diagnosed is skin cancer. That’s according... ››› more
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