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”
A New Doping Scandal Targets Russian Use of “UV-Doping”. A shocking report published today reveals the details of another allegation of an official doping program in Russia. The report, made by the research institute “Independent Doping Inhibition Organization Technologies” (IDIOT), uncover a common and semi-official use of UV-exposure with the purpose of increasing the overall
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
Sunlight and vitamin D-rich diet can reduce the risk of breast-cancer with up to 43 %. This conclusion from a French study among 70,000 women, confirms the Swedish study reported from in my post Tanned-women-live-longer. Breast-cancerer is the by far most common cancer among women (prostate-cancer, is the most common among men). Take a look at the
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,
FDA wants to reduce the risk of melanoma and makes new rules for sunbeds but how big is the risk of indoor tanning in reality?
How big is the risk of indoor tanning in reality and will the new rules from the FDA reduce the risk of getting melanoma from sunbeds? The new rules from FDA about sunbeds are plainly wrong and based upon fiction and PR, not facts. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is the regulatory authority in USA
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Red Light Therapy Tanning is the future of indoor tanning. If you ever tried it, you know what I mean. If you still did not enjoy the experience of red light tanning, you definitely should. The basic principle of red light therapy tanning is that the red light rejuvenates the skin and more than negates
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