Tag Archives: UVB exposure



Low sunlight and vitamin D associated with higher risk of leukemia

Researchers discovered that individuals residing at higher latitudes with lower sun exposure are more than two times likely to develop leukemia.

Research suggests seasonal variation in UVB exposure is related to the risk of early mortality in preterm infants

A recent study found that high-intensity solar UVB doses during fetal development may be related to a reduced risk of preterm infants mortality.

Do location and latitude of residence influence in-vitro fertilization success?

Researchers recently conducted an ecological study to look at the role of sun exposure in in-vitro fertilization.


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Another confirmation of the theory that human skin color evolved to adapt to ultraviolet light

New research lends more evidence to the theory that human skin color changed in response to differing levels of ultraviolet radiation.


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New study in Scotland aims to determine the effects of vitamin D vs UVB on the immune system

Researchers out of Scotland are launching a new study aimed at improving immune function and health for those living in Scotland.

Phototherapy improves quality of life, says new study

Researchers look at different UV wavelengths and what effect they had on vitamin D levels, quality of life and blood pressure.


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Sun exposure and esophageal cancer: Does vitamin D help?

Esophageal cancer is a relatively rare form of cancer, but some areas of the world have a markedly higher incidence than others.


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Sun exposure: Is just a little bit enough?

Some experts opine that brief sun exposure will supply all the vitamin D that one needs. However, there has never been a study of how much vitamin D such exposure generates.


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Which is better to prevent cancer, sunlight or vitamin D?

Scientists from the Netherlands asked a very important question, is prevention of cancer by sun exposure more than just the effect of vitamin D?


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