News tagged with sunscreens
(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
New Zealand outdoor workers are generally poorly protected from solar UV radiation, with only around one-third wearing sunscreen or a suitably protective hat, according to a University of Otago study published ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Although most survivors of melanoma take precautions to protect their skin from the sun and further occurrences of cancer, data presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013, held in Washington, D.C., April 6-10, revealed that ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Covering up and staying out of the sun for prolonged periods of time, especially in the middle of the day, is still the best way to protect ourselves from damaging ultraviolet (UV) radiation, ...
Cancer Nov 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP)—The maker of Banana Boat sunscreen is recalling a half-million bottles of spray-on lotion after reports that a handful of people have caught on fire after applying the product and coming in contact with open flames.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence more than doubles the adult risk of skin cancer. The accumulation of long-term sun exposure may be equally dangerous. A study from the Colorado School ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For organ transplant recipients, patients factors, including sex and skin type, and receipt of advice from health care providers, are both associated with sun protective behaviors, according ...
Surgery Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
(Medical Xpress) -- Kelly Bathgates mother was vigilant. She had three daughters, all fair-haired and fair-skinned, and the family spent several years living in Hawaii and the Philippines. My mom ...
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Sunscreen confusion won't be over before summer after all. The government is bowing to industry requests for more time to make clear how much protection their brands really offer against skin cancer.
Health May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists are reporting a possible link between the use of sunscreen containing a certain ingredient that mimics the effects of the female sex hormone estrogen and an increased risk of being diagnosed with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 09, 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
(Medical Xpress) -- With the first day of spring just one week away, anyone who spends time in the sun should be aware of new sunscreen regulations designed to help prevent skin cancer.
Cancer Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0