Skincare and Beauty

Preventing skin cancer
Cancer 17 Jan 2015

Preventing skin cancer

Help prevent skin cancer by seeking shade, using sunscreen and wearing a hat and protective clothing whenever you are in the sun. But some sun…
Staging of Skin (Cutaneous) Melanoma
Cancer 18 Nov 2014

Staging of Skin (Cutaneous) Melanoma

Melanoma staging is a system for classifying melanoma skin cancer according to its severity in terms of tumour size, lymph node spread and metastasis at…
Melanoma
Cancer 13 Nov 2014

Melanoma

Skin cancer types including melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma can be prevented by reducing sun exposure. Find out more...
Using milk proteins to treat eczema
Nutrition 02 Aug 2014

Using milk proteins to treat eczema

Reducing the severity of eczema using natural milk proteins is the focus of a research study being conducted in Sydney by Griffith University and the…
‘Natural’ moisturisers can cause food allergies
Nutrition 15 Jul 2014

‘Natural’ moisturisers can cause food allergies

A study, published this month in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, was the first to demonstrate in the laboratory evidence of…
Fungal infection: Dr Joe Kosterich
Infections 05 Jul 2014

Fungal infection: Dr Joe Kosterich

Fungal infections of the nails like toe fungus are not contagious or dangerous, but can be a nuisance. They can be fixed with a fungal…
Wound care: Dr Joe Kosterich
Infections 05 Jul 2014

Wound care: Dr Joe Kosterich

Wound healing usually happens automatically after simple first aid. But if infections affect wounds, extra care may be needed, or treatments such as antibiotics.
Power of sunflowers for skin disorders
Skincare and Beauty 26 Jun 2014

Power of sunflowers for skin disorders

A QUT researcher who engineered sunflower seed proteins that will help sufferers of itchy and scratchy skin disorders such as eczema, dermatitis and rosacea has…
Nail care: Dr Joe Kosterich
Skincare and Beauty 29 Apr 2014

Nail care: Dr Joe Kosterich

Dr Joe Kosterich talks about nails and the best way to keep them healthy.