A 15-paper journal issue evaluated which health benefits of sun exposure were from vitamin D production and which might be due to other mechanisms.
Tag Archives: UV exposure
In a mouse model of multiple sclerosis, UVB radiation was found to suppress the disease by preventing key inflammatory cells from entering the CNS.
Sun exposure is associated with reduced risk of surgery in patients with Crohn’s disease, new study shows
Researchers find that among patients with Crohn’s disease, higher UV exposure is correlated with a reduced risk of inpatient surgery.
New research shows an increased risk for diverticulitis and associated complications in regions with low ultraviolet light.
New research finds dialysis patients living in areas of higher UV exposure have lower mortality rates
Researchers published new results which found a correlation between the degree of UV exposure and all-cause mortality in dialysis patients.
A new study determined the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and the effects of the UV index on vitamin D production among U.S. minorities.
Tom Weishaar examines the design and results of a recent study which looked at how ultraviolet exposure relates to racial health disparities in preterm birth.
A new study published in Cell suggests that excessive exposure to sunlight leads to addiction-like behavior in mice.
Dr. Cannell discusses the emotional and physical benefits of sunbeds, UV exposure, and phototherapy.
Researchers look at different UV wavelengths and what effect they had on vitamin D levels, quality of life and blood pressure.