Dodgy statistics and unrealistic models were some of the criticisms thrown at the scientists whose study claimed a link between moisturiser use and tumour formation in mice with a high risk of skin cancer.
A new survey has revealed that despite more UK consumers being
worried about skin cancer than a decade ago, they are still slow on
the uptake of protective sunscreens as a preventative measure
against harmful UVA and UVB rays.
Although the incidence of skin cancer is rarer amongst individuals
with darker skin, lack of awareness means that the mortality rate
is higher than those with fair skin - leading experts to reiterate
advice for everyone to use sunscreen.
Latest statistics show that the number of men who have died from
cancer in the UK has hit 1,000 a year. The figures represents a
jump of 31 per cent in the last decade and also underlines the
importance of specifically targetting...
AGI Dermatics says it is testing a new drug, Dimericine, which it
claims can be incorporated into anti-ageing and sunscreen products
as a means of repairing uv-related damage already apparent in the
Researchers in Ireland have found that individuals in some of the
highest cancer risk groups are often the least likely to regularly
use sunscreen when exposed to the sun, pointing to a generational
divide in awareness that sun care...
As the latest research shows that skin cancer is on the rise in
younger people, the growing importance of good quality sunscreen
products is likely to fuel continued growth in the category in the
Canadian company Genesis Genomics, which specialises in skin cancer
and sun-damaged skin testing, is to establish a research base at
the University of Newcastle in an effort to further its pioneering
work for sun protection, reports...
A medical study conducted at the University of New Mexico in the US
has concluded that exposure to sunlight might stop skin cancers.
Both industry and cancer associations have said that further
research is warranted in this area,...
Brits are among the world's biggest users of suncare products and
the market growth is expected to continue as fear about the growing
incidence of skin cancer also climbs, report market analysts