Skin cancer prevention program may have reduced melanoma in Australians

A skin cancer prevention program called SunSmart may have contributed to a recent reduction in melanoma among younger residents of Melbourne, according to a study published October 8 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Suzanne Dobbinson of Cancer Council Victoria in Australia, and colleagues. According to the authors, the findings may have substantial implications […]

Zantac is pulled from shelves in the UK

Zantac is pulled from shelves in the UK: Health officials recall the common heartburn drug over fears it contains a cancer-causing chemical GlaxoSmithKline said four different types of the medication would be recalled It’s feared pillsĀ contain NDMA, considered ‘probably carcinogenic’ to humans All four affected products are only available on prescription in UK, MHRA saidĀ  […]