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Women and vitamin D deficiency

The popular saying “some sun will do you good” was coined for a good health reason. Although it generally gets less attention than its close cousin vitamin C, vitamin D also plays an important role in our health.

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07.11.2018 | 13:50

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A princess who cares about cancer control

Princess Dina Mired @ElleWong

Princess Dina Mired is as articulate as she is determined; determined to nip cancer in the bud, that is.

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28.07.2018 | 14:01

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Indian women fighting cancer with sanitary pads

In a country where many still view menstrual blood as a prop for black magic, a team of scientists in India have dared to convince rural women to hand over used sanitary pads to help detect cervical cancer.

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24.10.2017 | 13:40

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Comments of the Week

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Have you given a comment to our posts on social media this week? If yes check out here! Maybe your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week. We have a lot of comments in this issue, and they covered many topics. See here!

 

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19.01.2017 | 15:08

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Rare cancer found in women with breast implants

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Despite the discovery of a rare lymph node cancer linked to breast implants, experts say women need not be alarmed. They say the chances of developing “ALCL” are low.

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27.03.2015 | 14:09

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Two women save Kenya’s anti-cancer tree

Dorothy Namyai analyses the bark of the Prunus Africana (Copyright: DW/H. Fischer)

Dorothy Namyai analyses the bark of the Prunus Africana (Copyright: DW/H. Fischer)

The Prunus Africana tree contains ingredients that help fight illnesses like prostate cancer. But the tree is now under threat. Two Kenyan women have taken up the fight to protect this valuable tree.

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04.03.2015 | 10:12

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The dark truth about sunscreens

Sunscreens are known to shield you from sunburns and skin cancer. But a recent study exposed by the US-based Environment Working Group says that rather than protecting you from the sun, sunscreens can cause skin cancer. Debarati Mukherjee discusses surprising truths that you are probably unaware of when it comes to your closest guard-the sunscreen.

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20.06.2013 | 9:31

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