News tagged with sun protection factor
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(AP)—Sunbathers this summer will find new sunscreen labels that are designed to make the products more effective and easier to use.
Health May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—New labeling laws for sunscreen will help American consumers choose the product that provides the best sun protection, experts say.
Health May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Two popular U.S. parenting magazines give little attention in terms of articles or advertisements to preventing skin cancer risk, according to a study published in the April issue of the U.S. ...
Cancer Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Skin cancer is more common among white people, but people with darker skin are also at risk, a dermatology expert cautions.
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Dermatologist Joshua Fox's goal is to keep patients safe from sun damage that can -- in extremes -- lead to skin cancer. But he realizes that often means striking a balance with patients.
Cancer Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
(HealthDay) -- Older men have an increased risk of developing melanoma, but most are careless about sun protection and do not know how to properly check themselves for signs of skin cancer, a new survey reveals.
Cancer May 18, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
With high UV levels continuing in Queensland this autumn, young people are at risk of suffering the worst skin damage they will receive during their lifetime, research from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found.
Cancer May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Using the amount and sun protection factor (SPF) of sunscreen recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) is associated with little or no vitamin D production, suggesting that regular ...
Health Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
(HealthDay) -- An application of water-resistant sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 70 or higher adequately protects people against skin cancer and photodamage even when applied irregularly, according ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
After enduring an especially brutal winter, Americans may be tempted to catch more than a little sunshine this summer.
Cancer Jun 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The strength of sun cream recently recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) to stave off sunburn is far too low and "not in the interests of public health," warns the Drug and Therapeutics Bu ...
Health Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0