Use of sunbed is harmful
People use sunbeds to have a better look. The British Medical Association (BMA) is advising people not to use sunbeds because of potential health risks. While the government does not recommend the use of sunbeds, training or regulation exists for their use. A report from WHO calls for an urgent nee...
Indoor Tanning Association Promotes Responsible Tanning for Spring Breakers
...on to get a base tan, be sure to start out spending only a few minutes in a sunbed
and gradually work up to longer sessions. Ultraviolet light from a sunbed
is just like ultraviolet light from the sun. If you don't tan outdoors, you...
Brit Women Opts for Fake Tan Than Exercise to Mask Their Worst Features
...ngland were the most likely to find fake tans a turn-on.
The results were not just limited to women, for the poll found that men too opted for sunbed
or a browning lotion.
More than three-quarters of British men admitted that a tan made them feel better about themselves, and that a fake tan ...
Sultans of Suntans Warned
...ing in for tanning sessions are alarming.
This is particularly so when considered in the light of accumulating evidence of the association between sunbed
use and increased risks of melanoma, as well as common misconceptions that solarium tanning is relatively harmless.
At particular risk are those u...
Youngsters Warned to Stay Out of the Sun - and Sunbeds
...ted melanoma risk by 75 percent.
While three studies of a less-deadly type of skin cancer, squamous cell carcinoma, also found increased risk with sunbed
exposure, research did not support a link with basal cell carcinoma, another common type of skin cancer.
In the light of these discoveries, the I...
Sunbed, a Hotbed for Cancers
... Skin cancer amongst sunbed
users has gone up three times in the last ten years, a recent insight has s...These come with no age restrictions, or the permissible number of times the sunbed
could be used.
Researcher Dr Harry Moseley of Nine walls Hospital and...
EC Warns Tan Lovers Against Skin Cancer
...e most at risk were the ones with freckles, moles, a family history of melanoma and the young, while 100 people a year are estimated to die because of sunbed
"Thus UVR tanning devices should not be used by individuals under the age of 18 years," the Commission warned.
EU rules require low vol...
The negative advancement
...nterviewed almost 2,500 people between 25 and 74 years old - most of whom had developed skin cancer - asking them about their history of sun exposure, sunbed
usage and smoking history. Overall, people who reported having any use of tanning lamps were 2.5 times more likely to develop squamous cell carcinoma ...