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  • Sun exposure pregnancy
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    Medical, Wellness & Prevention
    Sun exposure during pregnancy: how can you get the best of
    Sun exposure can be useful during pregnancy, but you need to remember that your skin becomes more sensitive and to deserve some additional care to it.
    9th May 2019
  • Vitamin D & cholesterol
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    Medical, Wellness & Prevention
    Vitamin D & cholesterol: when the sun helps our heart
    Epidemiological data show that population means of blood cholesterol concentrations increase with increasing distance from the Equator.
    15th April 2019
  • teenagers risks sunbathing
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    Teenagers and  the risks of sunbathing: why knowledge is not enough?
    Most teenagers still believe that tans are attractive and teenage girls continue to use tanning salons and tan naturally.
    29th March 2019
  • sun toddlers
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    Wellness & Prevention
    Sun and toddlers: how to protect a friendship
    Remember is never too early to set a good sun protection routine with your toddler and it is the best way to start a lasting and healthy friendship.
    15th March 2019
  • sun medications
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    Medical
    Sun and medications
    If you are on treatment either for a chronic or acute condition you need to know your medication might cause photosensitivity during and after sun exposure
    27th February 2019
  • sun acne
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    Medical, Wellness & Prevention
    Myths and facts about sun and acne
    A lot of people think that sun exposure can relief acne breakouts and that getting a tan can camouflage the imperfections
    13th February 2019
  • sun experience baby
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    Medical, Wellness & Prevention
    A safe sun experience with your baby
    babies (0-12 months) have extremely delicate and sensitive skin that’s easily damaged by sun - even on cloudy days.
    30th January 2019
  • winter sun protection
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    Medical, Wellness & Prevention
    Wintertime: sun protection is an all year-round imperative
    Most of us know how important it is sun protection in summer, but it is just as important to maintain sun safe habits in winter, especially if you are on the slopes
    16th January 2019
  • Actinic Keratosis
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    Wellness & Prevention
    What is Actinic Keratosis?
    Tanorexia is the definition of an obsessive desire to acquire and maintain a suntan by natural or artificial method.
    27th December 2018
  • Tanorexia
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    Beauty
    Tanorexia is a new form of addiction
    Tanorexia is the definition of an obsessive desire to acquire and maintain a suntan by natural or artificial method.
    13th December 2018
  • Sunscreen & clothing
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    Sunscreen is vital but clothing is sometimes essential
    The sunscreen is essential, but the right clothing is sometimes vital to protect yourself from sun damages.
    22nd November 2018
  • Prevention of skin damages indoor
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    Wellness & Prevention
    Prevention of skin damages indoor
    Sun protection is essential to prevent skin damages, nevertheless there is a hidden risk of sun damages even spending time indoor in some specific situations.
    8th November 2018
  • Sun protection vitamin D
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    Wellness & Prevention
    Sun protection and vitamin D
    To optimize prevention and skin health you need sun protection as much as you need vitamin D. You can have both and avoid either vitamin D deficiency and skin damage
    25th October 2018
  • History of tanning Part II
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    Beauty
    History of tanning II: tanning is a modern trend
    In 2009 fears surrounding the risks of tanning were confirmed and today we know that skin cancers are associated with exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation
    11th October 2018
  • Repellents and sunscreens
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    Medical
    How avoiding sunburns and mosquitoes
    When spending time outside in warm weather we may need using both insect repellents and sunscreens products
    26th September 2018
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    Beauty
    New Scientist Live Exhibition
    New Scientist Live, the world's best science festival in ExCel London, is the stage to be launched FREE Download of HappySun app.
    20th September 2018
  • History of tanning
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    Beauty
    History of tanning I: tanning is a modern trend
    Tanning is a fairly recent trend and even today the ‘ideal’ skin colour varies among different cultures
    17th September 2018
  • sun sport activities
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    Medical
    Effective sun protection during workout
    To enjoy sun when having fun with sport activities remember that sweating causes sunscreens effects vanishing very quickly
    2nd September 2018
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    Beauty
    Coco Chanel invented sunbathing
    The commonly accepted tale says that the fashion icon Coco Chanel got accidentally burnt during a holiday and popularized the idea of sunbathing
    20th August 2018
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    Wellness & Prevention
    Vitamin D, sunbathing and sun protection
    Vitamin D is crucial to stay healthy. We all know it spurs bone growth and insufficient level of vitamin D can therefore trigger osteoporosis
    31st July 2018
  • UV Exposure eye
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    Wellness & Prevention
    UV Exposure eye protection and sunglasses
    Ultraviolet eye protection is important. UV exposure can lead to skin cancers in the eyes and on the eyelids and damage cornea, lens and other parts of the eye
    20th July 2018
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    Beauty
    Photo-types IV to VI: Fitzpatrick scale and risk rates
    Photo-types IV to VI have darker skin colour, usually brown or naturally black hair and brown to black eyes. They might be Latinos, Afro Americans, Hispanics or native from Mediterranean countries.
    6th July 2018
  • Skin cancer
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    Medical
    Skin cancer – Can we spot it?
    Skin cancer, nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) and cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM), is the most frequent cancer worldwide
    29th June 2018
  • Photo-types
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    Beauty
    Photo-types I to III: Fitzpatrick scale and risk rates
    Photo-types classification is based on Fitzpatrick scale. Photo-types I to III are at higher risk of sunburns and skin damages
    22nd June 2018
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    Wellness & Prevention
    How you rank in photoaging?
    The middle layer of our skin, the dermis, contains collagen, elastin and other fibers that support our skin structure; UV radiations (UVA and UVB) cause damages to these elements and trigger photoaging.
    15th June 2018
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    News, Research & Innovation
    siHealth at the 6th Anti-Ageing Skin Care Conference in London
    Vitamin D is crucial to stay healthy. We all know it spurs bone growth and insufficient level of vitamin D can therefore trigger osteoporosis
    10th June 2018
  • Dark skin protect from cancer
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    Medical
    Dark skin does not protect from skin cancers
    Even if incidence of melanoma is higher in Caucasian people African Americans and Latinos are equally at risk; this explains the Dark skin does not protect from skin cancers.
    1st June 2018
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    News, Research & Innovation
    HappySun showcase during 2nd Anti-Aging Sun Protection Summit in Prague
    Vitamin D is crucial to stay healthy. We all know it spurs bone growth and insufficient level of vitamin D can therefore trigger osteoporosis
    30th May 2018
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    Beauty
    Safe sunbathing: daily prevention is key
    Most people are today aware of the harmful effects of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) light but few of them use sunscreens every day as a routine prevention.
    28th May 2018

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