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Dung beetle glycosaminoglycan decreases melanoma size in mice

11 January 2019

Administration of dung beetle glycosaminoglycan, CaG increased survival time and decreased melanoma sizes in mice, in accordance with their inhibitory effects on cell growth ratio of melanoma B16F10, according to this recent study.  

Sunscreens work well when used properly

15 December 2018

Sunscreen applied at ≥ 2 mg cm−2 during a sunny holiday prevents sunburn, a biomarker of ultraviolet radiation‐induced DNA damage and suppression of acquired immunity, according to this recent study. 

New Zealand children are not sufficiently protected from the sun at school

13 December 2018

New Zealand children are not sufficiently protected from the sun at school. Schools should consider comprehensive approaches to improve sun protection, such as the provision of school hats, sun-protective uniforms, and the construction of effective shade, according to this recent New Zealand study.