Genetics

Genes linked with sunburn, skin cancer risk

Certain genes can determine which people are more at risk of getting sunburnt, and possibly develop skin cancer as a result, scientists said Tuesday.

Health

Top five myths about protecting your skin from the sun

(Medical Xpress) -- With summer in full swing and everyone heading outdoors, it is important to know the ins and outs of keeping your skin healthy and protected from the sun. Applying sunscreen should be part of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Sunburn rife as men skimp on sunscreen

(Medical Xpress) -- Nearly 90 per cent of British adults admit their skin has been sunburnt – with almost half experiencing pain as result of being in the sun.

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