Tagged: skin cancer

skin cancer and smoking

Smoking Linked to Skin Cancer

Researchers from Florida’s Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida have discovered that squamous cell skin cancer is linked to cigarette smoking among both men and women. The study was carried out among several cancer clinics, which screened cancer patients for...

vitamin D and diabetes

Vitamin D Linked with Obesity, Diabetes

Researchers from the University of Texas have found that vitamin D deficiency is associated with type 2 diabetes among children, along with obesity. The researchers tested 411 obese children between six and sixteen years old for 25-hydroxyvitamin D (indicates available vitamin D) in...

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Grapes Protect Against Skin Cancer

A new university study From Spain has found that procyanidins from grapes protect against the damaging effects of UVA rays from the sun, including cancer and cell death. The study, performed in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of...

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Arsenic Linked to Skin Cancer

Scientists working in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the National Health and Environmental Health Effects Research Laboratory have found that arsenic exposure may be linked to several types of cancer, particularly skin cancer, bladder cancer and lung cancer. The research...