Studies show that many dermatologists promoting sun-avoidance are doing much more harm than good.
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Dr. Cannell and Professor Hart discuss her research on light therapy for the treatment of MS and explore additional health benefits of sunlight.
Spanish researchers estimated the time needed to make 1,000 IU of vitamin D from the sun, and avoid sunburn.
New research published in the journal Cancer has found that UV affects prostate cancer incidence in the United States, with lower incidence in areas with greater amounts of UV.
Dr Robert Heaney and colleagues were curious about how much vitamin D people get from different food sources. Dr Cannell reviews the surprising results.
Two papers made recommendations on how to reduce skin cancer incidence rates. While reducing skin cancer incidence is a worthwhile health measure, overall health should not be compromised.
Dr Walter E Stumpf discusses vitamin D in philosophical terms, relating it to the Dao, ‘a life-giving force responsible for the creation of myriad things.’
Tanning centers in Scotland are now allowed to promote the benefits of tanning beds as a source of vitamin D, despite protest from the Scottish government.
Dr Grant shares his comment submitted in response to a paper published by Dr Boniol and colleagues which estimates melanoma cases per year due to sunbed use in Europe.
Dr Cannell reviews Professor Glossmann’s paper discussing why the elderly should expose themselves to moderate, regular sun exposure as often as possible.