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Baldness caused by alopecia could soon be treatable

Baldness caused by alopecia areata could soon be treated safely and effectively, after an international University of Melbourne-led trial found […]

World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages, […]

App an effective tool to record sun exposure

A smartphone app is an accessible tool that reliably measures the amount of exposure to the sun’s skin-damaging ultra-violet radiation, […]

‘Doctor Google’ could help curb melanoma

Scientists have found a surprising link between internet searches about melanoma and the number of officially confirmed cases. A team […]

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 […]

Q & A- What do I need to consider before Laser Skin Resurfacing?

Laser skin resurfacing is a cosmetic surgery technique to rejuvenate the skin and reduce wrinkles, sun damage and other skin imperfections.

Vitamin B3 treatment could cut $500m skin cancer bill

A year of treatment with nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, significantly lowered the risk of common, non-melanoma skin cancer […]

Transient microorganisms (hands)

Transient microorganisms are bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microscopic organisms that contaminate the hands when they are dirty. Unlike resident […]