From eating broccoli to avoiding hairspray, new findings on what causes or prevents cancer seem to be discovered every day. Cancer Council Victoria's Cancer Prevention team go behind the headlines to dispel the myths.
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According to research released a couple of weeks ago by the medical insurer, Bupa, young Aussies are fumbling in the dark when it comes to their sexual health.
The latest cure for cancer unveiled this week was coffee.
According to a US study, coffee has been shown to reduce the risk of non-melanoma skin cancers by helping kill off damaged cells that could otherwise turn into tumours. Non-melanoma skin cancer, including basal cell and squamous cell types, are the most commonly diagnosed skin cancers and typically less deadly than melanoma.
Recently Professor Joseph Proietto generated a lot of attention about obesity as a result of his opinion piece in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA). The way the story was reported sent out some confusing messages.
We think that when it comes to the issue of obesity - an once of prevention really is worth a pound of cure.
Here's an odd question for you - one that I never thought I'd ask in my years working in the media here in Melbourne: is there such a thing as a "sexy disease?" I'm sure if you ask the many people battling cancer in Australia, the answer would be a resounding "No."
From the tall, dark and handsome among us to those that are pale and interesting, we all need a bit of sun to help with our vitamin D levels, which is essential for strong bones, muscles and overall health. It's just knowing how much sun is enough that can be the challenge.
John talks about his decision to end his love affair with booze on Valentines Day.