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Smokers are 40% less likely to survive skin cancer, show new...

Smokers who have skin cancer have a 40% less chance of surviving it compared to others Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are...

Smoking reduces body’s ability to fight skin cancer by 40 percent

Smoking may reduce body's ability to fight melanoma, a dangerous form of skin cancer Smoking reduces the chances of successfully fighting skin cancer. Melanoma patients...

Kids born after fertility treatments are not at higher cancer risk

Study debunks the idea that children born through assisted reproductive technology are more prone to cancer Children born after assisted reproductive technology (ART) do not...

Suntan lotions with anti-oxidants like Vit E May up cancer risk

Antioxidants cause malignant melanoma to metastasize fasterFresh research at Sahlgrenska Academy has found that antioxidants can double the rate of melanoma metastasis in mice. The...

Pioneering research on cancer immunotherapies gets Nobel

American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo...

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Celebrity fat-shaming increases negative attitude towards weight gain in women

Celebrity fat-shaming incidents increase womens’ anti-fat attitude, finds new study Celebrities, particularly female celebrities, are routinely criticized about their appearance, also called celebrity "fat-shaming". Although these...

Diabetes during pregnancy doubles risk of disease in children  

Children of mothers who had diabetes during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing diabetes before the age of 22 years Children of mothers who...

Hand hygiene initiative reduces hospital infections in Australia

The National Hand Hygiene Initiative reduced infections in 132 hospitals in the country Since its implementation in 2009, the National Australian Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI)...