Hey there Guys. This morning I was alerted of new research that highlights the danger of using skin cancer apps to help check moles and diagnose potential skin cancers, in particular melanomas. In the study four skin cancer apps were tested with 128 pictures of moles, 60 of which were melanomas. Three of the apps were based on a computed algorithm with dangerously low … [Read more...] about Smartphone Skin Cancer Apps Labelled Dangerous
Hey there Guys. Today I came across an interesting post by the American Academy of Dermatology teaching people how they can examine their own skin for skin cancer, in particular melanoma. Having grown up in Australia I'm very aware of the importance of having regular skin exams. Sadly many of my friends having had skin cancers removed. Anything that raises awareness of the … [Read more...] about Can You Self Examine For Skin Cancer?
Hey there Guys, I know I have previously posted about melanoma and skin cancer, however last weekend the hot news was one state in Australia banning UV sunbeds to help reduce the melanoma rate. As noted in the Sydney Morning Herald: Commercial tanning beds will be banned in NSW under radical new laws to be announced by the government today. NSW will be the only place in … [Read more...] about The Healthy Bear on the Risks of a “Healthy” Tan