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Popular Gyms Undermining Health with Tanning Beds, UConn Researcher Says

The end of 2019 brings with it holiday gatherings, school vacations, and the annual tradition of New Year’s resolutions – with some of the most common resolutions being to exercise more and lose weight.

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‘Scarily like a cure’: the decade that revolutionised our fight with cancer

Scientists are always cautious about giving false hope, and at the turn of the decade, many cancer researchers had given up hope of a true cure.

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4½ myths about sunscreen and why they’re wrong

Many Australians are reluctant to use sunscreen, even though it’s an important element in preventing the skin cancers that affect about two in three of us at some time in our lives.

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Partial Chromosome 3 Deletion Tied to Poorer Survival in Uveal Melanomas

Findings from a cohort study showed that patients with uveal melanomas carrying a partial deletion of chromosome 3 encompassing the BAP1 locus have a poor prognosis compared with patients whose uveal melanomas lack such deletion (JAMA Ophthalmol. 2020 Jan 2. Epub ahead of print).

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