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?