Widespread screening for skin cancer may not be necessary, but it is important to understand the risks behind UV overexposure and to get checked early if you have concerns.
People with deeply-pigmented skin can also get skin cancer. But there is no evidence to suggest that this occurs because of sunburn or exposure to the sun.
Spending too long in the sun can damage your DNA. But what about if you retreat back to the shade? How long does it take to get back to normal?
Newly reported study findings suggest a link between eating more fish and dangerous skin cancers. But the findings are based on observations only and more research is needed.
If you’ve had a skin cancer check lately, you might have been told to consider adding a daily vitamin B3 pill to your skin safety regime.
In Summer, you may need to be extra sun smart if you’re swallowing certain medications or putting them on your skin.
It seems genes have a greater influence than previously thought not only on the number of moles you have but also where they are on your body.
Exposure to the sun every other day produces more skin pigment than sunbathing every day – but protection is still vital.
As health care grows more digital, an array of health apps promise to track steps, count heartbeats and look at moles. But without more FDA oversight, could we be shooting ourselves in the foot?
UV ratings indicate risk of skin damage – but they’re based on pale skin. New wrist bands designed for six different tones of skin provide a more personalised way to track safe UV exposure.
Australians over the age of 40 can now calculate their risk of developing melanoma with a new online test.
Unregulated over-the-counter skin lighteners can have detrimental effects on the men and women who use them. So why are governments in Africa not taking steps to ban these products?