Youngsters Warned to Stay Out of the Sun - and Sunbeds
An international study has come out strongly against the use of sunbeds
or tanning beds, especially in persons aged below// 35 years.
According to the Working Group on artificial UV light and skin cancer of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), persons who use these tanning be...
Sultans of Suntans Warned
... a real concern."
Research by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, has shown that people who regularly use sunbeds
before the age of 35 raise their risk of melanoma by as much as, 75 per cent. Young women are known to be the biggest users.
According to the dir...
Sunbed, a Hotbed for Cancers
...tipulations laid down by the British and European standard. Further, there has been a 30% increase in private sunbeds, research has shown. Many of the sunbeds
are without supervision, and are coin- operated. These come with no age restrictions, or the permissible number of times the sunbed could be used.
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 gover...who have had skin cancer should never use sunbeds. sunbeds
are linked to two types of skin cancer, called bas...
The negative advancement
... Scientific study suggests that the much famed tanning salons, which employes sunbeds
to achieve tanning could increase the chances of a number of more common skin cancers.
However, research published in the Journal of the National...