FDA is preparing a proposal to increase consumer awareness of tanning bed risks. The question is if FDA's proposal to increase consumer awareness of tanning bed risks is based upon facts or anecdotal fiction spread through communication in mass-media? A clear indication of the latter is found in a statement in FDA's press-announcement about their
Compressed sunlight in a bottle. It sounds like science fiction but soon it will be possible to bring the equatorial sunlight to any part of the world. A new and revolutionary invention by a small company in Iceland will make it possible to collect, compress and store sunlight on tubes similar to the UV-tanning lamps
Can whales really teach us something about tanning and anti-aging? Are you are like a blue whale or more like a sperm whale in your approach to suntanning? The different way that those two whale-species react to UV-exposure might help scientists to find new anti-aging remedies. It can also teach you the best approach to
UV-exposure and Vitamin D must be addressed in parallel. That seems to be the only thing that the experts on the adverse effects from UV-exposure and the experts on vitamin D can agree upon. The dilemma of Vitamin D and UV-exposure becomes bigger and bigger for every day as the mountain of evidence of the health
Breaking news – leaked information from the Nobel Prize Committee – the inventor of the Tanning Lamp is among the nominees for 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The information comes from an anonymous source with inside access to the Nobel Committee in Stockholm. According to the source, a relative to the 1903 winner
In Chapter One, the authors of “Embrace The Sun,” Drs. Marc B. Sorenson and William B. Grant, disprove the thesis that sun exposure causes the deadly skin cancer melanoma. They do it by answering five essential questions about melanoma. The scientifically and statistically proven answers pulverize any argument in defense of the medical myth that
Book review: “Athlete’s Edge – Faster Quicker Stronger with Vitamin D.” I’ve just finished reading (twice) the book “Athlete’s Edge – Faster Quicker Stronger with Vitamin D” by John Cannell. The author is the founder and executive director of the Vitamin D Council and what he doesn’t know about vitamin D is probably not worth
Sunshine does so much more than just give us Vitamin D. It was not mainly for giving a nice skin-color that sunshine was worshipped by ancient cultures. Recently, several researchers have confirmed what our ancestors already knew – Sunlight is the source of life and health. Modern experiments within quantum physics show how damaged DNA
Tanned women live longer (as long as you sunbathe sensibly), say scientists By Sophie Borland Last updated at 1:51 AM on 4th December 2010 Women who regularly sunbathe live longer, a leading cancer specialist has claimed. Hakan Olsson says his research shows the health benefits of exposure to sunlight ‘far outweigh’ the danger of skin cancer.
A review of “Embrace the Sun,” probably the most important book you should read if you care about your health and wellbeing. The first post of several in which I will report on each of the chapters and appendixes of a new book, “Embrace the Sun” written by Drs. Marc B. Sorenson and William B. Grant.
This is about an organization that was set up some ten years ago. Its purpose was to measure the, supposedly, thinning ozone-layer and issue alarm-reports about increasing levels of UV-radiation. The name of the organization is TEMIS, which stands for Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service (www.temis.nl). The main financial sponsor of TEMIS was the French cosmetic
The Paradox of Indoor Tanning Business – USA and Russia Compared I recently visited two large exhibitions. One was in Nashville, Tennessee and the other one in Moscow, Russia. Click on image for video The Smart Tan Downtown Expo in Nashville is totally dedicated to tanning. The Intercharm in Moscow is Russia’s largest bi-annual exhibition
Sunbeds: Rather than a danger could they actually ‘improve' your health or even ‘save' your life? In this article Mark Bunn, a retired professional footballer (AUS), presents his take. Make it yours too and you might live longer!
Does Melanin Work Like A Natural Sunscreen During Tanning? Melanin is what many dark-skinned people want to have less of, while many white-skinned people wish to have more. Melanin is the pigment that gives our hair, skin and eyes their color. It is produced, not only in the skin, but also in many internal organs.
Anybody else who wants to know the secrets of tanning lotions? Of course you already know that you will get a better color when tanning in a solarium (and also outdoors) if you use a lotion than if you are tanning without. But do you really know what you are putting on your skin and