Search Results for Tag: cancer
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.
Date07.11.2018 | 13:50
Tagscancer, chronic disease, inflammation, Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, perimenopausal, pregnant women, preventive cardiology, vitamin C, vitamin D, women's rights
Princess Dina Mired is as articulate as she is determined; determined to nip cancer in the bud, that is.
Date28.07.2018 | 14:01
Tagscancer, Elle Wong, King Hussein Cancer Foundation, National Cancer Society of Malaysia, NCSM, Princess Dina Mired, Tobacco Free Portfolios, UICC
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.
Date24.10.2017 | 13:40
Tagscancer, cervical cancer, genital health, HPV, human papilloma virus, India, menstruation, myths, sanitary pad, superstitions, taboo, women's health, women's rights
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Date19.01.2017 | 15:08
Tagsaging, cancer, children, empower girls, empower women, gadget, handycraft, Honor killing, Michelle Obama, Nutella, single, women, women's health, women's rights, yoga
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.
Date27.03.2015 | 14:09
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.
Date04.03.2015 | 10:12
TagsAberdare Montains, cancer, Dorothy Nyamai, Kenya, Mary Nyambura, Prostate cancer, Prunus Africana
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.
Date20.06.2013 | 9:31
Tagscancer, carcinogenic, cream, debarati mukherjee, health, summer, sun, sunscreen, Vitamin A, vitamin D