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Vitamin D again linked to lower breast cancer risk

Wednesday, March 21, 2007
By Stephen Daniells Raising vitamin D intake could lower breast, colorectal cancer risk Low vitamin D status may raise cancer risk, say scientists Vitamin D levels linked to breast cancer progression Vitamin D could half pancreatic cancer risk 3/20/2007 – Increased vitamin D levels during youth, from the sun and the diet, may reduce the risk of breast cancer later in life by over 30 per cent, suggests a new epidemiological study.… continue reading

New Study Indicates Tanning May Be Addictive

Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Source: American Academy of Dermatology Date: March 20, 2007 More on: Teen Health, Educational Psychology, Skin Care, Children’s Health, Skin Cancer, Psoriasis New Study Indicates Tanning May Be Addictive Science Daily — Despite repeated health warnings about the dangers of tanning from sunlight and artificial light sources, there are still those whose mantra “bronzed is beautiful” remains unshaken.… continue reading

Don’t rule out a spot of sun

Tuesday, March 20, 2007
We are all too familiar with the negative impacts of sun exposure on our skin, but now scientists think that we should also remember the benefits of catching a few rays this summer. Skin needs to be protected from excess sun exposure, but it also needs some sum to produce vitamin-D Researchers based in Edinburgh claim that wearing sunscreen at all times when exposed could starve the body of vitamins – mainly vitamin D – which protect against various diseases.… continue reading

Fabutan enforces teen tanning policy

Monday, March 19, 2007
CALGARY- Fabutan Sun Tan Studios today announced it will be strictly enforcing its teen tanning policy. This means anyone less than 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent when indoor tanning, while 16 to 17-year-old customers will require a parent’s signature of consent before being allowed to tan.… continue reading

Do Vitamins Work

Monday, March 19, 2007
Dr. Bill Elliott THERE IS no “convincing evidence that antioxidant supplements have beneficial effects on mortality. Even more, beta carotene, vitamin K and vitamin E seem to increase risk of death.” This was the surprising conclusion of a large study published in the Feb.… continue reading

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