Things to Consider Before Receiving Your Next Nail Care

By: Sara Kim Edited By: Sharon E. Chin Research results by the Department of Toxic Substances Control for the California Environmental Protection Agency have revealed several significant health hazards caused by chemicals used in nail and beauty products. Nail salon workers have the highest risk, as they are exposed to fumes from nail polish lacquer for … Read moreThings to Consider Before Receiving Your Next Nail Care

Cancer and the Right to Health

By Fiona Lander, MBBS(hons)/LLB(hons) At first glance, many health practitioners and members of the public would not think that diseases such as cancer have a great deal to do with human rights, or even the law more generally. After all, aren’t human rights about things like freedom of speech, torture and imprisonment? And how can … Read moreCancer and the Right to Health

Breast Cancer and Environmental Pollution

This article is cross-posted from Columbia Science Review’s Spread Science Blog.  The original article can be found here. [Cancer InCytes would like to point out that low-socioeconomic societies, domestically and internationally, are exposed to the same types of pollutants that are discussed below.] A Troubling Link Between Breast Cancer and the Environment By Alex Bernstein In the … Read moreBreast Cancer and Environmental Pollution