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Aspirin added to cancer drug improves effectiveness

Adding aspirin to some existing cancer drugs could increase their effectiveness against a group of tumours resistant to treatment, new […]

#BeatEngland, beat sunburn: Cricket fans targeted in sunscreen study

If cricket fans leave the grounds red-faced these Ashes it won’t be because of the sun, with QUT rolling out […]

We’re still a sunburnt country

New data shows more than 2.7 million Aussies getting sunburnt on summer weekends.  New Cancer Council research released today shows […]

Almost half of Australians confused about sunscreen

New Cancer Council research shows that Australians are becoming increasingly misinformed about sunscreen, prompting skin cancer prevention experts to bust […]

Smartphones in skin checks for early detection of melanoma

QUT skin cancer researchers are seeking community volunteers to participate in a skin self-examination study. Performed regularly, self-examination can alert […]

Health benefits of seaweed

Researchers from the University of Wollongong (UOW) are about to embark on a second human trial to investigate the effect […]

Why some moles become melanoma still a mystery

Testing for two gene mutations commonly associated with melanoma would be insufficient to determine whether a mole could turn cancerous, […]

New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) scientists have shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve diagnostic rates for […]

Rare and deadly melanomas not caused by the sun

Two rare and deadly forms of melanoma are not caused by sun exposure new genetic research led by Australian researchers […]

Chocolate doesn’t cause acne

University of Melbourne researchers have good news on two fronts: eating chocolate does not cause pimples; and they‘re calling for […]
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