Black Salve or Cansema : Medieval Quackery?

Black Salve or Cansema : Medieval Quackery?

Black Salve has been touted as a cancer cure for many years yet it has never gained any credibility with the medical world. Last week the Daily Mail in the Uk published an article showing horrific outcomes from a lady using Black Salve. Click the image to see the...
Swimming & Skin Cancer: Be Careful

Swimming & Skin Cancer: Be Careful

Even spending a short time in the sun can cause irreversible damage to your skin. For swimmers, the combination of skin-baring swimwear and bright midday sun — when the sun is most intense and local beaches and pools are busiest — can be very harmful to the skin....
Play Sport? Cover Up

Play Sport? Cover Up

Nobody would deny that keeping fit and healthy is the way to live these days. Outdoor sport and outdoor fitness training however need precautions in Queensland, the skin cancer capital of the world and probably the outdoor exercise capital of the world. Ultraviolet...
Is A Tan A Sign Of Healthy Skin in Queensland?

Is A Tan A Sign Of Healthy Skin in Queensland?

No, it isn’t. A suntan is the way your skin defends itself after being exposed to UV radiation. Yes the sun’s ultraviolet radiation(UV) is the best source of vitamin D but a tan is a sign you have had too much and once you have been sunburnt(often this happens before...