Tag Archives: Prevent

Sperm sorting method could prevent girls being born, scientists warn

Scientists warn that sex ratios could be skewed even further by the discovery of physical differences between sperm Health 13 August 2019 By Michael Le Page In some countries, more than 107 boys are born for every 100 girlsMikhail PochuyevTASS via Getty The finding that some chemicals slow down sperm that carry the X chromosome could… Read More »

WHO study finds ‘strong evidence’ HPV vaccine can prevent cervical cancer

Ulrich Baumgarten | Getty Images International researchers say there’s “strong evidence” the HPV vaccine prevents cervical cancer and should be expanded to boys and adults, according to a World Health Organization study published Wednesday in The Lancet. “Because of our finding, we believe the WHO call for action to eliminate cervical cancer may be possible… Read More »

Topical treatment helps prevent actinic keratosis from developing into skin cancer

Actinic keratoses are small, red, scaly spots that can feel like dry, sandpapery skin. They are a direct result of ultraviolet radiation, which is why they most commonly occur in sun-exposed areas, such as the face, forearms, and hands. Why are actinic keratoses a concern? If left untreated, some actinic keratoses can develop into squamous… Read More »