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New ‘smart tattoo’ that senses sun rays will tell you when it’s time to reapply sunscreen

Friday, December 14, 2018
Scientists have developed a permanent tattoo that can tell you when you're in danger of sun damage.  continue reading

Avoid Sun to Prevent Cancer? Wrong

Friday, December 14, 2018
Exposure to moderate amounts of UVR should not be feared. Of course, this doesn’t mean that you should allow yourself to get burned. But moderate exposure is not only safe, but healthy. continue reading

The Evolution of Skin

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
And ultimately, the range of skin colours we see today all come from the competing needs to protect our folate and make our vitamin D, not to stop us getting skin cancer. continue reading

Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 12/3/18—12/9/18

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 12/3/18—12/9/18 Let’s hear it for sunlight!  The use of UV light from sunlight has lead to the saying that “sunlight is the best disinfectant.” And as to viruses, it is obvious that during summer seasons globally, the incidence of flu and colds is profoundly reduced.… continue reading

Study finds link between vitamin D deficiency and depression

Thursday, December 6, 2018
The study from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) shows that the risk of depression grows by 75% in someone who does not have enough vitamin D over a four-year follow-up period. continue reading

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