(Boston, MA) -- With balmy temperatures hitting the region within the past couple of weeks, many Central Pennsylvanians have been spending time outside enjoying the sunny skies. But spending too much time in the sun can be dangerous, potentially leading to skin cancer and complications for some cancer patients themselves.
Cancer news in brief for the week of July 9th
The world's fastest camera, developed by UCLA engineers, is being used to detect rogue cancer cells.
A National Institute of Health funded study published last week reported that research showed a low-carb diet, that emphasized fish, chicken, beef and some fruits and vegetables while avoiding pasta, bread, and potatoes, resulted in about 300 fewer calories than low-fat and Mediterranean type diets. Is it the final word on how to lose or maintain weight?
Sunscreen for your baby? You might think that’s the right thing to do when you take your baby outdoors this summer. But first, check out these tips for summer sun safety. Infants under 6 months of age need special protection from the sun—not sunscreen.
News for the week of June 28th 2012
The Supreme Court upheld President Obama’s health care overhaul law with a 5-4 vote on Thursday. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. joined the court’s four more liberal members with his deciding vote.
Cancer news headlines from the week of 6.18.12-
Scientists have learned how a common cold virus can kill tumors and trigger an immune response, like a vaccine, when injected into the blood stream. This is a significant step forward in developing this new cancer treatment.
Lawrence Tyler and Carol Brown have been friends since high school but recently joined forces to create a photography business, Tyler Brown Photography, in York, PA. They do it all- weddings, parties, portraits. But, recently, they’ve created a special project about something that has touched both of their lives deeply: cancer.
“I don’t need to go to the doctor. I’m fine.” Isn’t that the script we often hear from men about our health and our need for medical services? And, this is the first hurdle to overcome when talking about men’s health issues.
Cancer news for the week of 6.4.12
According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, the fastest growing segment of the oral cancer population are non-smokers under the age of 50.