What causes melanoma, the most deadly skin-cancer? Most people would say that sunlight causes melanoma. Other would mention “sunbeds” and some would specify “sunburns” as being the main culprit for melanoma. In fact, none of those answers are not and cannot be correct. You might wonder how can I say that when doctors and cancer
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
Will France be the next country after Brazil and Australia to ban sunbeds? The campaign against use of sunbeds is intensifying and entering Europe. After the horrendous miscarriage of justice with a ban of indoor tanning in Australia (see this article) France seems to be the chosen country to spearhead the banning of sunbeds in Europe. The French “The Local”
Two sunbed sessions per week might reduce suicide, depression and other mental health disorders with a yearly average of 10% in the USA and even more in other countries. The conclusion that regular sessions in a sunbed reduce suicide is possible to make after having studied a report titled “Seasonality in Seeking Mental Health Information
Lance Armstrongs Doping Denials And The Skin Cancer Foundation Filing With The FTC Against Promotion Of Tanning In Jersey Shore– What Do They Have In Common?
The Skin Cancer Foundation is filing a complaint against MTV for Heavily Promoting Tanning in Jersey Shore. This means that the groundless war against tanning as one of our basic choices for a better health is heating up. Yesterday, the Skin Cancer Foundation filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against MTV for heavily
The President’s Periodic Physical Exam shows that President Obama has a “mild Vitamin D deficiency”. According to the President’s Periodic Physical Exam in May 2014, President Obama's level of Vitamin D was 22.9 (ng/ml). A Vitamin D level of below 30 ng/ml is considered as “insufficient” by most standards except by the American Food and Nutrition Board. They believe
Is it possible that Vitamin D make you tan? I suppose you know by now that tanning is the best way to make Vitamin D, but does also Vitamin D make you tan? Many visitors arrive to thetanningguru.com after having searched in Google for the answer to the question: “Does Vitamin D make you tan?”.
Can you really reduce the risk of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers with the help of sunbeds? It sounds like an idea invented by the indoor tanning industry but is in reality a conclusion possible to draw after a couple of recent studies about sun-exposure and melanoma/non-melanoma skin cancers In a report, “Occupational sun exposure
Are Silicone in tanning lotions any good? Lately, Silicone has become a popular ingredient in many hair- and skin-care products, also in tanning lotions. In this article you will find out what silicone is, what it does in tanning lotions and the benefits you can have from using a tanning lotion that contains silicone. In addition, if
Sunshine is the source of life and avoiding sunshine will double your risk of premature death. That is the conclusion from a new study made by a team of researchers in Sweden. (Avoidance of sun exposure is a risk factor for all-cause mortality.) They assessed the avoidance of sun exposure as a risk factor for
Are some European politicians in MAC (MEP’s Against Cancer) receiving money or perks from a producer of sun protection cosmetics in order to block cancer research on vitamin D? The mountain of research showing the health benefits of the original natural blood levels of vitamin D I humans is growing almost exponentially. However, the lack
SPF-lotions prevents vitamin D synthesis and current sunscreen recommendations from the WHO may be re-evaluated. Not really any big news for reader of this blog. We all know that in order for us to create vitamin D in a natural way, we have to expose our skin to UVB-rays, either from the natural sun or
Finally, a star who dares to tell the truth about sunshine! In an interview published on DigitalSpy, Jennifer Aniston spills her secrets about a healthy lifestyle that includes sunshine for vitamin D. “I think it's really about – honestly, this is going to sound so silly – going in the sun for 20 minutes a day
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