News tagged with ultraviolet rays
Sunless tanning—whether with lotions, bronzers or tanning pills—has been promoted as an effective substitute to dodge the health risks of ultraviolet rays, but if the products don't provide the perfect tan, young women ...
Health May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides new evidence that longwave ultraviolet light (UVA) induces a protein that could result in premature skin aging. The findings demonstrate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Oregon lawmakers have advanced a bill that would ban minors from using indoor tanning beds.
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
As people move more often and become more urbanized, skin color—an adaptation that took hundreds of thousands of years to develop in humans—may lose some of its evolutionary advantage, according to a Penn State anthropologist.
Health Feb 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2
Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow's milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child's body, new research has found.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Inspired by a European study, a team of Stony Brook University researchers looked into the potential impact of healthy human skin tissue (in vitro) being exposed to ultraviolet rays emitted ...
Health Jul 19, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
Worrywarts, fidgety folk and the naturally nervy may have a real cause for concern: accelerated cancer. In a new study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, anxiety-prone mice developed more severe ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Ultraviolet rays help prevent the spread of chickenpox, meaning people in milder climates are more at risk of catching the disease, according to new research. The discovery could lead to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Not just important for building strong bones, an international team of scientists has found that vitamin D also plays an essential role in the body's fight against infections such as tuberculosis.
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Scientists in Canada said Monday that they plan to study whether eating dark chocolate not only satisfies sweet tooth cravings, but protects against sunburn as well.
Health Aug 15, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
There might be a time when instead of just drinking that morning cup of coffee you lather it on your skin as a way of preventing harmful sun damage or skin cancer.
Cancer Aug 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |