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  1. BearWithMe

    People who sunbathe often have much higher exposure to environmental toxins -> skin cancer

    Our species evolved for hundreds of thousands of years in Africa, spending most of our lives under direct sunlight. At times, there was much more UV radiation reaching Earth than today (magnetic field fluctuations, changes in solar activity...) Nowadays, air is full of garbage ranging from...
  2. haidut

    PUFA/Statins Promote UV Damage & Skin Cancer (melanoma), Cholesterol Is Protective

    Several people asked Peat over email about the dangers of sun exposure. He responded by saying that the main danger is the lipid (PUFA) perodixation caused by the UV lights and that taking some aspirin, vitamin E, or niacinamide greatly reduces the damage. The study below confirms that PUFA may...
  3. haidut

    Riboflavin, Oxygen And UV Light As A Treatment For Myopia

    I posted about riboflavin a few months go in regards to treating another eye condition. This new study found that riboflavin may also be effective as a combination treatment of myopia. Novel cross-linking application for low myopia shows promise "...This new application of corneal...
  4. haidut

    Sunlight And Aspirin Can Treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    The link between sunlight exposure and incidence of MS is well-known and strongly pointed to a metabolic origin of the disease as early as the 1960s. It led to a few underpowered trials with low dose vitamin D, which did not find much benefit. However, a recent trial with a higher dose (10,000...
  5. haidut

    Ketotifen Prevents Skin Aging/wrinkles Due To UV Light

    Meet your new beauty ingredient - ketotifen. UV light exposure is one of the main triggers of visible signs of skin aging and contributes to lipofuscin formation as well. It looks like ketotifen may be able to prevent that damage and given its leukotriene and histamine antagonism it may be a...
  6. milk_lover

    Topical Taurine Is Protective Against UV Radiation?

    Full study here --> http://www.jimmunol.org/content/179/6/3604.full "UVB damage affects many cellular compartments and components. Here we identified taurine as a novel endogenous factor in protection against photoimmunosuppression. This novel UVB defense mechanism complements the well-studied...
  7. S

    UV Exposure Related To Reduced Overall And Breast Cancer Risk

    Prospective Study of UV Exposure and Cancer Incidence Among Swedish Women
  8. J

    Sun Exposure At The "Safe Hours" Is Worse

    This is just what I believe. Authorities advice to get sun exposure after 4 p.m. If you sunbathe after 4 p.m., I believe you're more likely to get skin damage. What happens is that the damage from UVA rays is less noticeable. UVA tans you, but it doesn't produce sunburn. So you don't notice all...
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