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How To Use UV Light For Vitamin D Synthesis

Edward Gorham, PhD, talks about how to use the sun or UV light for vitamin D synthesis.This video is an excerpt from a longer video in a series brought to you by UCSD School of Medicine and GrassrootsHealth where experts discuss the latest research on vitamin D. Actually this part is more about how the body

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The most successful “black marketing” campaign in the world?

In July 2009 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an Agency organized within UN’s World Health Organization (WHO), announced through The Lancet Oncology medical journal and press-releases, the “breaking news”  about the classification of ‘the use of UV-emitting tanning devices to Group 1, “carcinogenic to humans”’. This announcement created a new wave of

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Consumer Association in France Calling For Ban Of Sunbeds

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”

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Melanoma – Not From Too Much Sun But From Too Little!

Melanoma, the most deadly skin-cancer, does not occur from too much sun. That is the conclusion from an article at Mercola.com, the World's #1 Natural Health Website. The studies examined in the article confirms that what I have been writing about in my previous posts and in my video about 30-years of sun-scare, are the

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Dutch Cancer Council new sunlight recommendations

For many years the Dutch Cancer Council, just like most of their peers in other countries, was recommending people to stay away from tanning under the midday sun and always protect the skin with sun-blocking lotions. They were all misled by inflated statistics over melanoma-diagnoses handed to them by dermatologists employed by large cosmetic companies.

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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.

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Their task is to improve our health – but how can we trust them after this?

Aren't they supposed to give healthy advice about tanning? According to their Home-page on Internet, “WHO [World Health Organization] is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,

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Indoor Tanning For Vitamin D

This post contains unique advice on indoor tanning for vitamin D. In a recent survey among tanning salon owners in the USA, more than 60% reported an increase in the number of tanners above 40 years old in their salons. Joseph Levy, Executive Director of Smart Tan that made the survey, commented the result like

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Skin Cancer Awareness Day And Its Puppet Masters

4 December is ”Skin Cancer Awareness Day” in the European Parliament in Brussels. “Skin Cancer Awareness Day” is a joint initiative by the Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL), European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) and Euromelanoma. The host for “Skin Cancer Awareness Day” is MAC (MEP’s Against Cancer) and the event will take

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Is Sunlight The Best Medicine?

Given the recent results from Vitamin D research, could it be so that sunlight is the best medicine there is? What if a “WONDER-DRUG” existed, that would: ! Reduce the risk of getting more than 60 different kinds of diseases among them: Most kind of cancers (inclusive skin-cancers) Heart Disease Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Type 1 Diabetes

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DUTCH HEALTH COUNCIL CRITICIZES IARC

The Health Council expresses major reservations concerning the decision recently taken by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to raise the category of UV-radiation and solariums to cancer risk category one and says that the supporting scientific documents provide no basis for this. The Council states that “sunbathe sensibly and in moderation. As

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How Tanning Can Make You Healthy

Can tanning make you healthy? Today there are two totally opposite opinions among people about tanning: 1. Tanning is dangerous because it might give you skin-cancer; and 2. Tanning is healthy because it gives you Vitamin D The fact is that both opinions above about tanning are right but the second is more right than

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How to Use Your iPad or iPhone to Make Vitamin D

How to Use Your iPad or iPhone to Make Vitamin D Did you know that you can use your iPhone or iPad to help you make vitamin D? There is actually an app, D-Minder, that can do just that. No, it will not turn the screen of your mobile device into a UV-lamp. Instead it

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