News tagged with sunscreen

Sunscreen use may lead to vitamin D deficiency

(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 ...

Apr 27, 2012
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Human skin begins tanning in seconds, and here's how

We all know that human skin tans after days spent in the sun. That relatively slow process has known links to ultraviolet (and specifically UVB) exposure, which leads to tanning only after it damages the DNA of skin cells. ...

Nov 03, 2011
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Cosmetics can cause serious adverse effects

Permanent hair dye gives the most serious adverse effects, yet there are also many reactions to facial and body moisturisers. This comes from the first report from the National Register of Adverse Effects from Cosmetic Products ...

May 31, 2011
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Sunburn rife as men skimp on sunscreen

(Medical Xpress) -- Nearly 90 per cent of British adults admit their skin has been sunburnt – with almost half experiencing pain as result of being in the sun.

Aug 29, 2011
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High SPF sunscreens assure protection from solar rays

(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 ...

Apr 17, 2012
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A prudent approach to sun

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.

Jul 04, 2012
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Car windows may not protect from sun

Car windows are designed to protect you in an accident. But they won't necessarily protect you from the sun. Automotive glass must meet a host of government standards in the U.S. and elsewhere. It has to let in the maximum ...

Sep 07, 2013
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