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suncare


Ben Basger looks at poor sunscreen adherence, drug reactions to sunlight and how to handle a sunburn Ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause a lot more besides sunburn, such as photoageing, …

Health stakeholders have urged Australians to treat a study – which suggested that sunscreen chemicals could leach into users’ blood – with a pinch of salt Researchers from the US …

Pharmacy’s role in spreading the sun smart message With rising skin cancer rates and attitudes towards sun safety slipping, community pharmacy can help remind people of the importance of optimum …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at skin cancer Approximately two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are 70, with more than 750,000 …

The TGA has completed its review of sunscreens – and found consumers can have confidence in using them as directed In May 2017, the TGA published the results of its …

Less than one in three Australian men consider themselves at high risk of skin cancer – even though 82% have at least one known risk factor New survey findings from …

Illegal commercial solariums are still operating throughout Australia, ABC News reports The reported proliferation of illegal commercial solariums is costing lives and requires urgent government intervention, says the Melanoma Institute …

Australians are still forgetting to take sun protective measures, and many are still getting sunburnt on the weekend The Cancer Council National Sun Protection Survey shows that the overall proportion …

Consumers can do with guidance on looking out for skin changes, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen Do you know your ABCDEFG …? Australia has the highest rate …

The most likely Australian to have skin cancer is a Queensland man over the age of 55, new research has found Scientists from QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have for …

One in five Australians have “no idea” about what benefit vitamin D has Australians lack awareness about vitamin D – despite nearly 25% being deficient in the vitamin, new research …

The Australasian College of Dermatologists has released a position statement on sun protection and sunscreens, including the need for better education about best use “There has been some debate in …