Yearly Archive: 2018

Vitamin D confusion

November 22, 2018 at 9:06 pm

There has always been confusion about vitamin D. There is no consensus about what constitutes normal blood levels and the information about the need for supplements varies. Despite this, large sums of money are spent carrying out blood tests for vitamin D levels, and buying vitamin D supplements. Recent studies have shown that Vitamin D […]

Skin cancer Myths

May 2, 2018 at 5:25 pm

A recent article has highlighted 15 skin cancer myths.   It is worth mentioning a couple of these myths.  One is that people who tan easily are safe from skin cancer.  This is not true and people who tam easily still need to protect themselves and are at risk of melanoma.   Another is that […]