Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity, study finds

British researchers have found that vitamin D helps fight a serious form of skin cancer known as melanoma. In a study published in the journal Cancer Research, they reported that increasing vitamin D levels can help suppress a signaling pathway linked to the growth and spread of melanoma cells. “[What’s] really intriguing is that we can now see … Continue reading Battling skin cancer: Vitamin D may be used to boost anti-tumor activity, study finds

Applying sunscreen doesn’t fully protect you from the sun, but these 6 alternatives can provide full coverage

Products that offer protection from the sun are widely popular, thanks to their ability to keep the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation at bay. But a recent study has shown that despite their best efforts, certain parts of the face remain unprotected. In a study published in the peer-reviewed open-access journal PLOS ONE, researchers from Liverpool … Continue reading Applying sunscreen doesn’t fully protect you from the sun, but these 6 alternatives can provide full coverage

Could a simple vitamin be an anti-aging tool?

Many factors contribute to the aging process. In particular, oxidative damage is said to be the leading cause of aging. However, scientists may have just found a way to slow down aging. In a research published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers found that niacinamide or vitamin B3 can protect against oxidative damage and delay the onset … Continue reading Could a simple vitamin be an anti-aging tool?

The potential therapeutic uses of pomegranate seed oil

The edible portion of pomegranate (Punica granatum) fruits are the seeds, which are wrapped in soft and juicy vibrant red enclosures called arils. The seeds come with many health benefits, but many people spit them out because of their texture. To enjoy the benefits of pomegranate seeds without having to eat them, people can also extract a potent … Continue reading The potential therapeutic uses of pomegranate seed oil

The sunscreen myth: How sunscreen products actually promote cancer

The idea that sunscreen prevents cancer is a myth. It's a myth promoted by a profit-seeking tag-team effort between the cancer industry and the sunscreen industry. The sunscreen industry makes money by selling lotion products that actually contain cancer-causing chemicals. It then donates a portion of that money to the cancer industry through non-profit groups … Continue reading The sunscreen myth: How sunscreen products actually promote cancer