Tag Archives: Should

Medical News Today: Why don’t whales develop cancer, and why should we care?

Although researchers know that cancer risk increases as a person ages and gains weight, whales, the world’s largest mammals, do not experience this correlation. In fact, they are some of the animals least likely to get cancer. New research aims to find out why that is. The humpback whale (pictured) and other cetaceans have an… Read More »

Why You Should Embrace Healthful Sun Exposure

Marc Sorenson, who has a doctorate in education, and who is the founder of the Sunlight Institute,1 has written an excellent book, “Embrace the Sun,” in which he reveals why sunlight is foundational for optimal health and longevity.2 While vitamin D supplements clearly have their place, you cannot obtain all the benefits you get from… Read More »

Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’

Most abnormalities found on smear tests are totally treatable Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’ Independent.ie Q I’m a middle-aged woman worried about all the things in the newspaper I’ve been reading about cervical cancer. I’m not due another smear test under CervicalCheck for another three… Read More »