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This common blood pressure drug may increase skin cancer risk, study shows

High blood pressure—or hypertension—is a chronic illness affecting more than a third of Australians over the age of 18. If left untreated, hypertension can lead...

Men more genetically prone to skin cancer, study shows

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen this summer, Canadians will spend more time outdoors and make the most of the sunshine. In a new study, researchers found...

How the timing of light exposure could affect your health

Increased light exposure can have positive and negative effects on your health — depending on the time of day. In the age of working from...

New evidence that common blood pressure drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found hydrochlorothiazide—one of the most prescribed high blood pressure drugs in Australia—has shown links to increased risks of developing...

Why obesity is so common in people with COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found a hormone that connects the body's metabolism and immune response system may explain why COVID-19 is so dangerous...

What to wear to prevent skin cancer this summer, according to science

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and nearly 20 Americans die from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, every...

How to prevent skin cancer this summer

Summer is here, and while we all want to enjoy the outdoors, it is important to take measures to protect our skin from exposure...

Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

This common arthritis drug may increase skin cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found a common drug for rheumatoid arthritis, methotrexate, could increase risks for skin cancer, gastrointestinal, infectious, lung, and blood...

Scientists now have new guidelines to treat dangerous skin tumor

It starts as a yellow or shiny bump on the eyelids, face or body that grows and doesn't go away, unlike a pimple. The bump...