News tagged with uv exposure
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Work-related stress is not linked to the development of colorectal, lung, breast or prostate cancers, a study published today in BMJ suggests.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Regular exposure to sunlight—specifically ultraviolet B (UVB)—may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, indicates a large long term study published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 04, 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
Roofers and road construction workers who use hot asphalt are exposed to high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published this week in the British Medical Journal Op ...
Cancer Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Of 63,942 new cases of cutaneous melanoma (a form of skin cancer) diagnosed each year in Europe an estimated 3,438 (5.4%) are related to sunbed use. Sunbed users are at a 20% increased relative risk of skin cancer compared ...
Cancer Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Restrictions on indoor tanning, which studies suggest is linked to skin cancer, appear to have increased in several countries since 2003, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Dermatology.
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida and the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg have found that having antibodies for cutaneous types of human papillomavirus (HPV), ...
Cancer Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In the United States, one person dies of melanoma every hour. More than 60,000 new cases of this potentially fatal form of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year, and this number is growing at an alarming rate.
Cancer May 28, 2012 | 3.7 / 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) -- Adults and children should be screened routinely for changes in the appearance of their skin, experts advise.
Cancer May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- In a new study that used a special type of photography to unveil hidden signs of sun damage, middle schoolers showed evidence of levels of UV exposure that could raise their risk for melanoma ...
Cancer Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Patients in the United States who have the cornea-damaging disease keratoconus may soon be able to benefit from a new treatment that is already proving effective in Europe and other parts of the world. The ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
As an individual's level of vitamin D increases, the risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) seems to increase as well, although factors such as ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure may complicate the relationship, according ...
Health Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0