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Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK

...hat we have got increasing numbers of people using tanning facilities."Under the European Commission guidance, sunscreen manufacturers have been asked to simplify the way sun creams are labeled, designating them as low, medium, high or very high protection....

Strategies for the Summer

... Minimize Sun and UV Exposure: Avoid using indoor tanning equipment, Watch for any change in a birthmark or a mole that changes shape, color, size or surface; any sore that doesnt heal; or any patch of skin that bleeds, oozes, swells, itches or becomes red and bumpy. If detected early skin cancer can be cur...

Suntan Helps to Prevent the Cancerous Effects of Ultraviolet Rays

...that they are also looking for ways to harness the tanning pathway that might give fair-skinned people the pr... tan would be one produced by activating the skins tanning process without running the risk of the DNA damage that occurs with exposure to UV light, either nat...

New Survey List Out Cities That Take Sun Protection Seriously

...on their knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward tanning and sun protection. Cities were then ranked based ... percent of Chicagoans received As and Bs on their tanning and sun protection knowledge, attitudes and behaviors. In examining how the respondents in the to...

Sunbathers Beware of Skin Cancer, Dermatologists Warn

...es include the thinning of the ozone layer, use of tanning salons and people going outside more and wearing less clothing compared to decades ago when attire covered more skin, said Conney. He's been doing tests in mice on two substances that appear to prevent cells whose DNA has been damaged by ultraviol...

Artificial Tanning Causes Concern

...// to dangerous ultra violet rays using artificial tanning equipments. The society is voicing its concern i...hat children under the age of 18 be prevented from tanning using artificial methods due to health risks. Skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cance...

Sun Exposure Severe in Males

...zine WebMD, The mice underwent eight- to 10-minute tanning sessions three times a week for six months. That was enough to give both male and female mice skin cancer. "We found males got skin tumours earlier, got more of them, and more of the tumours were severe," assistant professor Tatiana M. Oberyszyn wa...

Sultans of Suntans Warned

...ublic Health, the increases in people going in for tanning sessions are alarming. This is particularly so w...ma, as well as common misconceptions that solarium tanning is relatively harmless. At particular risk are those under 15 and those with extremely fair skin. ...

Youngsters Warned to Stay Out of the Sun - and Sunbeds

...as come out strongly against the use of sunbeds or tanning beds, especially in persons aged below// 35 years....r Research on Cancer (IARC), persons who use these tanning beds in order to avoid skin damage from sun exposure end up exposing themselves to higher risks of d...

The Psychology of Skin Cancer

...hile having fun in the sun, and their attitudes to tanning and skin cancer. The survey, at www.genomel.org, is the latest initiative by GenoMEL, a five-year international research consortium, coordinated by the University of Leeds, which is using a combination of genetic science and psychology to try and h...

AAD Warns Against Indoor Tanning for the Holiday Season

...fall and winter months, many people turn to indoor tanning salons to achieve a tan. In fact, almost one million Americans visit a tanning salon each day. “Indoor tanning is an unnecessary activity. While it produces a temporary cosmeti...

Battle against Skin Cancer must Target Tanning Salons

... in 1975. The proposed Bill is expected to force tanning salons to operate within a regulatory framework that would include a ban on unstaffed premises as well as on children using sun beds. Mr Macintosh, MSP for East Renfrewshire, said: "We are in the middle of a skin cancer epidemic here in Scotland. W...

Do Anti-wrinkle Cosmetics Really Work?

...the skin for exposure to the sun and intensify the tanning effect at the same time. Kremer warns hopeful consumers though that simply swallowing the creation will not render the user immune to the sun's potentially harmful rays. Beta-carotene can also be found in the nutritional cosmetic products of anothe...

Insight Into Tanning Process Suggests Novel Way to Prevent Skin Cancer

...n science's understanding of the process of skin// tanning -- an insight that has enabled them to develop a p...tan), but by applying a cream that switched on the tanning machinery in their skin cells. Because people who tan easily, or have naturally dark skin, are far l...

A Sun Tan Lotion that is not Skin-Deep

...athway that will prevent the fair skin people from tanning as well as guard the skin against cancer. Study's lead author, Dr. David E. Fisher, director of the Melanoma Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston said "A small molecule applied to the skin of red-haired, fair-skinned mice essential...

EC Warns Tan Lovers Against Skin Cancer

...nsumer products has concluded that using sun beds, tanning lamps and other ultraviolet radiation devices incr...estimated to die because of sunbed use. "Thus UVR tanning devices should not be used by individuals under the age of 18 years," the Commission warned. EU rul...

Bill for Formal Regulation of Tanning Salons

... to publish a private member's bill for regulating tanning salons in order to ban children from their premise...so required to be published on the health risks of tanning and prohibit children under 16 using tanning equipment. Skin cancer has been found to be rising to...

Advertisements in High School Newspapers Encourage Students to Sport a Tan

...0% of high schools in the Denver area are printing tanning advertisements in their newspapers. // Tanning adv... 11 of the 23 schools. In all, there were about 40 tanning advertisements, 15 of whom did speak of unlimited tanning offers for periods of up to four months. ...

Wider Addictive Choices – Now, Tanned Addicts

If you have felt elated using the tanning beds and cannot seem to get enough of them, there ...s a month being the yardstick for regular/frequent tanning and 12 times a year for irregular or infrequent tanning. The study basically aimed at testing the su...

Fake Sun Tans Encouraged

Fake tanning is being encouraged by a school in Scotland with the object of preventing children from jeopardizing their health using sun-beds. Seminars are proposed to be conducted in schools by Fake Bake, // a cosmetics company. Sun beds are reportedly resulting...

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