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Here’s how human migration patterns are connected to Vitamin D deficiencies

Oxford | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 09:26 PM IST
Vitamin D deficiency can cause a higher risk of mortality, from illnesses including cardiovascular disease, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and certain cancers.
A new QIMR Berghofer research examined data from nearly 42,000 Queenslanders who participated in their QSkin study.(Unsplash)
A new QIMR Berghofer research examined data from nearly 42,000 Queenslanders who participated in their QSkin study.(Unsplash)

A quarter of population underestimates skin cancer risk: Queensland study

Queensland (Australia) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 11:45 PM IST
A research conducted in Queensland has revealed that almost a quarter of the population here underestimates their risk of developing potentially deadly melanomas - with those at highest risk worst at predicting their chances of getting the skin cancers.
The money raised will be donated to NHS Charities Together, a group representing various charity organisations linked to the NHS.(Captain tom Moore/Twitter)
The money raised will be donated to NHS Charities Together, a group representing various charity organisations linked to the NHS.(Captain tom Moore/Twitter)

At 99, veteran of World War II in India raises £7 million

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2020 09:59 PM IST
Tom Moore, who rose to be a captain in the British army and served in colonial India and Burma, wanted to express his gratitude to medical staff in the National Health Service (NHS), who looked after him and helped him recover from a hip operation and skin cancer.
Skincare and a good grooming routine are as important for men as for women. Model: Gaurav Kakkar (a fitness model and personal trainer)(Yatan Ahluwalia)
Skincare and a good grooming routine are as important for men as for women. Model: Gaurav Kakkar (a fitness model and personal trainer)(Yatan Ahluwalia)

Men’s style and grooming by Yatan Ahluwalia: Everything you wanted to know about skincare and style

Hindustan Times | By Yatan Ahluwalia
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 02:10 AM IST
Expert advice on all your queries about looking good and dressing well
Fairness creams can contain mercury; lipsticks, high levels of nickel and the heavy metal, chromium.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Fairness creams can contain mercury; lipsticks, high levels of nickel and the heavy metal, chromium.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Here’s how to read the labels on your beauty products

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Are the labels good for you? Good for the earth? Or just good for business?
The cream, called imiquimod or Aldara, is commonly used to treat genital warts and some forms of skin cancer.(Shutterstock)
The cream, called imiquimod or Aldara, is commonly used to treat genital warts and some forms of skin cancer.(Shutterstock)

This skin cream may protect against dengue, zika viruses

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2020 06:33 PM IST
A skin cream used to treat warts and skin cancer could help protect people against viral diseases such as Zika and dengue, according to a new study.
Hair follicles are complex organs that reside within skin layers. It is there that immature pigment-making cells develop cancer-causing genetic changes and are exposed to normal hair growth signals.(Unsplash)
Hair follicles are complex organs that reside within skin layers. It is there that immature pigment-making cells develop cancer-causing genetic changes and are exposed to normal hair growth signals.(Unsplash)

Some skin cancers may start in hair follicles. Here’s how

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 09:07 AM IST
Hair follicles are complex organs that reside within skin layers. It is there that immature pigment-making cells develop cancer-causing genetic changes and are exposed to normal hair growth signals.
What kind of ultraviolet radiation is the worst for our skin? And how exactly does the sun damage it? Those two questions are at the heart of the study.(Unsplash)
What kind of ultraviolet radiation is the worst for our skin? And how exactly does the sun damage it? Those two questions are at the heart of the study.(Unsplash)

Here is how sun damages our skin: study

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 03:01 PM IST
What kind of ultraviolet radiation is the worst for our skin? And how exactly does the sun damage it? Those two questions are at the heart of the study.
CARDIFF, WALES - JULY 09: Ian Chappell (R) of Australia is inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame by ICC President David Morgan during day two of the npower 1st Ashes Test Match between England and Australia at the SWALEC Stadium on July 9, 2009 in Cardiff, Wales.(Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JULY 09: Ian Chappell (R) of Australia is inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame by ICC President David Morgan during day two of the npower 1st Ashes Test Match between England and Australia at the SWALEC Stadium on July 9, 2009 in Cardiff, Wales.(Getty Images)

Ian Chappell diagnosed with skin cancer

Melbourne | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2019 02:11 PM IST
At this stage, the pathology report has come all clear and he is ready to commentate in the Ashes beginning with the first Test at Birmingham on August 1.
Bajirao was born in SGNP in 2001 to tigress Renuka and tiger Siddharth, both white tigers brought from Aurangabad Zoo in 1999.
Bajirao was born in SGNP in 2001 to tigress Renuka and tiger Siddharth, both white tigers brought from Aurangabad Zoo in 1999.

Bajirao, last captive white tiger at Mumbai’s national park, dies at 18

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2019 12:30 AM IST
The tiger’s autopsy carried out by the pathology department of BVC indicated multiple organ failures along with old age as the probable cause of death
If we get lazy during summers and do not follow a proper skin regimen, the effects of this season tend to stay with us for a long time.(Unsplash)
If we get lazy during summers and do not follow a proper skin regimen, the effects of this season tend to stay with us for a long time.(Unsplash)

Shine on this summer with a beauty regimen especially for your skin type

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Susan Jose
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 12:00 PM IST
The extreme heat takes a toll on our skin and it is time to revamp our beauty regimen to stay protected.
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University studied the effect of UVR exposure with sunscreen or sweat on nitric oxide’s ability to promote vasodilation of skin blood vessels.(Shutterstock)
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University studied the effect of UVR exposure with sunscreen or sweat on nitric oxide’s ability to promote vasodilation of skin blood vessels.(Shutterstock)

Sunscreen use could lead to better blood vessel health, study suggests

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 01:54 PM IST
Vasodilation of the skin’s blood vessels plays an important role in regulating body temperature and responding to heat stress, both locally in the skin and throughout the body.
The new findings, from researchers at the University of Leeds found that overall, smokers were 40% less likely to survive their disease than people who have never smoked within a decade after their diagnosis.(Unsplash)
The new findings, from researchers at the University of Leeds found that overall, smokers were 40% less likely to survive their disease than people who have never smoked within a decade after their diagnosis.(Unsplash)

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 03:20 PM IST
The new study of more than 700 melanoma patients, funded by Cancer Research UK, published in Cancer Research, provides evidence to suggest that smoking may blight the immune response against melanoma and reduce survival.
Smoking is bad for your health for lots of reasons, but many people don’t know that it can age your face prematurely. (Instagram)
Smoking is bad for your health for lots of reasons, but many people don’t know that it can age your face prematurely. (Instagram)

How to get rid of wrinkles: 5 simple anti-aging tips for younger-looking skin

Hindustan Times | By Sanya Panwar
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 09:45 AM IST
If you’re scrutinising over your dull skin, fine lines and wrinkles, it’s time to forget the expensive creams and procedures. Find out natural ways to slow the signs of aging on your face.
Men are ‘less likely to protect themselves from the sun’ or heed public health warnings, said the research. (Shutterstock)
Men are ‘less likely to protect themselves from the sun’ or heed public health warnings, said the research. (Shutterstock)

Skin cancer deaths rising in men but static or even declining in women

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2018 04:00 PM IST
Skin cancer deaths among men have soared in wealthy nations since 1985, with mortality rates among women rising more slowly or even declining, according to new research.
Your sunscreen protects you from harmful UV rays but may contain chemicals that can cause birth defects and infertility.(Shutterstock)
Your sunscreen protects you from harmful UV rays but may contain chemicals that can cause birth defects and infertility.(Shutterstock)

Sunscreen contains chemicals that may cause birth defects, infertility

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 02:12 PM IST
Beware, chemicals in your sunscreen could affect your chances of conception, and cause birth defects, according to a new study.
Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that arises when pigment-producing cells - known as melanocytes - mutate and become cancerous.(Shutterstock)
Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that arises when pigment-producing cells - known as melanocytes - mutate and become cancerous.(Shutterstock)

This new therapy could boost the immune system’s ability to fight skin cancer

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Experiments in mice with melanoma suggest the therapy could increase chances of recovery in cases where a drug therapy alone is not working.
The goal of all clinical teams is to catch the skin cancer early and manage it with the newest targeted therapies.(Shutterstock)
The goal of all clinical teams is to catch the skin cancer early and manage it with the newest targeted therapies.(Shutterstock)

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients at higher risk of melanoma

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 10:50 AM IST
CLL is the most common type of leukemia in the U.S., with about 140,000 people living with the disease.
Adults who used sunless tanning products were more likely to use indoor tanning beds and were less likely to wear protective clothing or seek shade when outdoors.(Shutterstock)
Adults who used sunless tanning products were more likely to use indoor tanning beds and were less likely to wear protective clothing or seek shade when outdoors.(Shutterstock)

Fake tanning products don’t protect you from skin cancer

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 12:05 PM IST
If you are doing sunless tanning or using fake tanning products like sprays, ointments, creams, foams, or lotions, keep in mind that they will not actually help prevent skin cancer.
Best skin care tips: Beauty experts say that a sunscreen offers better protection against sun damages compared to a moisturizer with SPF.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Best skin care tips: Beauty experts say that a sunscreen offers better protection against sun damages compared to a moisturizer with SPF.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Skin care tips, here’s what to choose between a sunscreen or moisturizer with SPF

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 05:12 PM IST
Best skin care tips: Beauty experts say that most moisturisers with SPF are not as effective when it comes to protection against sun damage, UV-related skin ageing. What’s more, they also say that some products are less likely to be water-resistant.
The performance of AI was compared with that of 58 international dermatologists and found that the AI missed fewer melanomas compared to them.(Shutterstock)
The performance of AI was compared with that of 58 international dermatologists and found that the AI missed fewer melanomas compared to them.(Shutterstock)

Artificial Intelligence can better detect skin cancer than dermatologists

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Berlin
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2018 02:56 PM IST
The incidence of malignant melanoma is increasing, with an estimated 232,000 new cases worldwide and around 55,500 deaths from the disease each year.
Face scrubs help in exfoliating and removing dead skin cells that makes the skin look dull.(Shutterstock)
Face scrubs help in exfoliating and removing dead skin cells that makes the skin look dull.(Shutterstock)

8 essential skin care and grooming tips for men

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 12:38 PM IST
Moisturising, toners and scrubbing are good for the skin and should be practiced regularly.
A healthy diet and active ingredients in therapeutic doses can help the skin adapt to the sun.(Sunil Ghosh/Hindustan Times)
A healthy diet and active ingredients in therapeutic doses can help the skin adapt to the sun.(Sunil Ghosh/Hindustan Times)

Saving the skin from UV damage and skin cancer

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2018 08:36 AM IST
UV damage goes beyond surface tan, burns and wrinkles to cellular DNA mutations that lead to skin cancer.
Spouses may be able to notice suspicious moles on their partners that could signal melanoma.(Shutterstock)
Spouses may be able to notice suspicious moles on their partners that could signal melanoma.(Shutterstock)

Are you married? It can cut your risk of skin cancer death

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 03:04 PM IST
Melanoma or skin cancer patients who are married have a distinct advantage over their unmarried counterparts. Here’s why.
Very long term use of skin whitening creams could lead to cancer.(Shutterstock)
Very long term use of skin whitening creams could lead to cancer.(Shutterstock)

Here’s why these three skin whiteners are dangerous and damaging to your body

Asian News International, Dubai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 03:54 PM IST
Several countries have banned hydroquinone. It is typically used to lighten areas of skin affected by hyperpigmentation disorders, as well as for freckles and age spots.
Periodically, there are diets/foods that are touted as the “next best thing for your health”.(Shutterstock)
Periodically, there are diets/foods that are touted as the “next best thing for your health”.(Shutterstock)

Is your ‘healthy’ diet making you sick? Experts debunk 10 nutrition myths

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 10:09 AM IST
Should you eat whole-wheat or multigrain bread, is fresh food better than frozen food, and does sea salt have less sodium? On World Health Day, we get nutritionists to reveal which foods are actually healthy for you.
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