News tagged with ultraviolet rays

Four ways to look younger longer

(HealthDay)—There's no escaping the fact that there'll be another birthday candle on your cake this year, but that doesn't mean your skin has to give away your age.

Jul 14, 2017
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Tan skin is damaged skin

(HealthDay)— The "healthy glow" associated with a tan is actually a sign of danger, a dermatologist says.

Apr 13, 2015
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Mutation V60L increases predisposition to skin cancer

When Homo sapiens left Africa and had to adapt to less sunny climates, there was a mutation in one of the genes responsible for regulating the synthesis of melanin, the MC1R gene, which involved a discoloration of the skin. ...

Jan 14, 2014
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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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