Tag: "tanning" at biology news
The UV advantage
...ocating a return to the baby oil and sun reflector tanning
days of the past. This is about a spending a few minutes in natural or artificial sunlight, several times a week without sunscreen to satisfy your body's vitamin D requirement; it is not about damaging the skin," he said....
Tanning devices - Fast track to skin cancer?
...ancer of the skin's cells that are responsible for tanning
(melanocytes). Unlike most cancers, that tend to o... has increased by 24% in the period 1995-2000. The tanning
properties of sunbeds come from their UVB and UVA radiation, both of which are found in the sun's ul...
NIH told regular and moderate exposure to sunlight is the key to preventing chronic disease
...anufacturers, suppliers and distributors of indoor tanning
equipment as well as approximately 6,000 professional tanning
ITA to AMA: Taxing tanning sends wrong health message to teens
...s & Adolescent Medicine calling for a 'teen indoor tanning
tax' sends absolutely the wrong message to teenage...e connection between melanoma and UV exposure from tanning
beds. "The researchers and editorialists also fail to shed light on why males get significantly more...
Food expert says more tests needed before fried foods are tabled
...compound that is used in the paper, paint, leather tanning
and mining industries. It also is present in cigarette smoke. Acrylamide is formed when foods high in starch are cooked in temperatures greater than 248 degrees Fahrenheit. Cooking methods that require this amount of heat include roasting, grilling, ...
Tucson chemist wins national award for studies of life molecules
...he said. One hormone he has worked with stimulates tanning
in humans that is, helps cause skin cells to produce melanin. Alpha-MSH (for melanocyte stimulating hormone) also helps chameleons adapt their color to their environment and snowshoe hares to change coats according to the season. Hrubys research tea...
Other highlights in the Jan. 16 issue of JNCI
... (called dysplastic nevi). Dysplastic nevi and low tanning
ability are known risk factors for melanoma. Expos...k of melanoma. However, among patients who had low tanning
ability or dysplastic nevi, those with a low DNA repair capacity had a higher risk of the disease th...
Sunless Tanning Agents Provide Continuous Sun
... ofyour skin with the active ingredient in sunless tanning
agents offers continuousand unique protection from...ain tans year-round use browningagents rather than tanning
Rodent Cancer Data To Be Reviewed On Food Flavoring, Solvent, Cosmetic
Ingredient, Anabolic Steroid And Embalming Fluid
...eservative and fixative used inembalming fluid and tanning
material for soft leathers. The studies indicatedthere were no carcinogenic effects of this chemical in either sex of rats ormice. The review, open to the public and open for public comment, will beginat 9 a.m. in the conference center of t...