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Widely used blood pressure drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a study from UNSW Sydney, scientists found hydrochlorothiazide—one of the most prescribed high blood pressure drugs in Australia—has shown links to increased risks...

Alcohol drinking is linked to higher risk of skin cancer (melanoma)

In a recent study, researchers found alcohol intake was linked to a higher risk of invasive melanoma in white men and women. The team found...

Grapes could protect your skin from sun damage

In a study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, scientists found that grapes may help protect against damage to the skin caused by...

Vitamin D deficiency may reduce survival in skin cancer

In a study from the Hospital University Son Espases, scientists found that vitamin D levels affect overall survival for melanoma (skin cancer) patients. They discovered...

Scientists identify key mechanism controlling skin regeneration

It’s sunburn season. Many of us have experienced the pain and peeling that comes from unprotected time in the sun, but we may not focus...

Smoking could cause this chronic skin disease

Scientists from Hangzhou Medical College found smoking, but not alcohol consumption is causally associated with psoriasis. The research is published in the British Journal of Dermatology...

Sunscreen is still a smart way to protect your skin

Summer has arrived and with it so have dreams of beach vacations, trips to the waterpark and outdoor activities. After months of winter's colder temperatures,...

Eating fish is linked to higher risk of skin cancer

Scientists from Brown University found that eating higher levels of fish, including tuna and non-fried fish, appears to be associated with a greater risk...

Eating fish has been linked to an increase in skin cancer risk – but...

You wouldn’t expect fish and melanoma to be in the same headline – but they were last week. Researchers in the United States reported a...

Your skin can be damaged by exposure to thirdhand smoke

Scientists from the University of California Riverside found that dermal exposure to nicotine concentrations found in thirdhand smoke, or THS, and electronic cigarette spills...