Personal care products may speed puberty in girls

Diethylphthalate is a man-made colorless liquid with a slight aromatic odor and a bitter,disagreeable taste. Trade names include neantine, peilatinol A, and solvanol. Diethyl phthalate is manufactured for many uses. It is commonly used to make plastics more flexible. Because diethyl phthalate is not a part of the chain of chemicals (polymers) which makes up…

Sunscreen use in Childhood: Protection against Melanoma

Melanoma is a cancer arising from the malignant transformation of melanocytes. Melanoma is recognised as the 19th most common cancer worldwide, with estimated age-standardised incidence rates of 2.8–3.1 per 100,000. There is considerable variation in incidence between countries, with the highest rates reported in Australia (37 per 100,000) and the lowest in South-Central Asia (0.2…