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Sunlight Institute Blog Posts

Friday, March 6, 2020
If you get a chance, have a read of some of Dr Marc Sorenson's latest blogs. Very interesting continue reading

There’s New Evidence on the Benefits of Sun Exposure

Friday, March 6, 2020
But study after study has found that taking vitamin D supplements doesn’t change your risk of developing these conditions. An alternative explanation is that vitamin D is simply an indicator of how much sun you’re getting, and the health effects come from something else in sunlight. continue reading

Body Repaired Skin Damage in Groundbreaking Study

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
DNA changes resulting from simulated moderate sunshine were corrected by the skin within hours of exposure in a study published in the British Journal of Dermatology. The 2017 finding supports the notion that moderate UV exposure is not a major risk factor for skin cancer for certain skin types and that the benefits of moderate exposure outweigh the risks. continue reading

AHA News: Could Sunshine Lower Blood Pressure? Study Offers Enlightenment

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Weller said dermatologists "need to stop fixating on the harm UV can do and stand back and acknowledge the fact that there is a growing body of evidence showing that it also has benefits on health." continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles last week of February

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles last week of February
  • Seventy-five percent of melanomas occurs on areas of the body seldom or never exposed to sun.
  • Women who sunbathe regularly have half the risk of death during a 20-year period compared to those who stay indoors.
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