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Strawberries can keep many diseases at bay


June 30th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) More than the apple, a strawberry a day could keep not just one doctor away, but an entire army of brain, hormone and cancer specialists.Fisetin is ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen slammed for describing sun lotion as ‘poison’


February 4th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 04 (ANI): Cancer experts have criticized Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen for describing sun lotion as "poison".Despite having previously starred in an advertising campaign for a range of sun creams, Bundchen ... Read more...

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Top Beauty Product Ingredients To Avoid


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to loopholes in some of the public health laws, cosmetics companies often use ingredients which are not the safest idea for people to put on their skin. ... Read more...

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Plant agents show promise in preventing skin cancer


August 29th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Certain plant substances found in grapes, berries and walnuts, when given in combinations, have shown promise in preventing skin cancer. The compounds, which occur naturally in a number ... Read more...

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Soon, plant-based sunscreens that may prevent skin cancer


August 28th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Scientists are exploring natural, plant-based agents that could be used in manufacturing skin cancer-preventing sunscreens.Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio report that certain ... Read more...

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Chain of molecular events that increases skin cancer risk identified


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists have identified a chain of molecular events that increase one's risk of sun-induced skin cancer.The study, appearing online in The FASEB Journal, may lead to new tests ... Read more...

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FDA To Initiate New Sunscreen Labels


May 31st, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is functioning towards a fresh regulation for sunscreen labels that will supply a rating for safeguard ... Read more...

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FDA To Introduce New Sunscreen Labels


May 31st, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drug Administration has no plans to launch the new sunscreen labels this summer, with the latest reports revealing that it may take the ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles in sunscreen toxic if ingested


April 9th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Scientists have reported that particle size affects the toxicity of zinc oxide, a material widely used in sunscreens. They have also found that nanoparticles in sunscreen can be ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles may have negative effects on environment and human health


September 14th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): A new analysis has indicated that the same properties of nanoparticles that make them so appealing to manufacturers may also have negative effects on the environment and human ... Read more...

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Can sunscreen nanoparticles cause Alzheimer’s disease?


August 25th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Researchers at University of Ulster are all set to probe whether some man-made nanoparticles, such as those found in sunscreens, are linked with Alzheimer's disease.Led by professor Vyvyan ... Read more...

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Older skin needs more protection from the sun


June 15th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Marburg (Germany), June 15 (DPA) Whether gardening at home or cavorting in the Mediterranean, older people need to be aware that sunbathing without some kind of UV (Ultraviolet Ray) protection is a ... Read more...

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Will Ferrell strips for his sunscreen


June 5th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 5 (ANI): American comedian Will Ferrell has stripped once again, and this time it is not for the movies, but rather for his line of sunscreens.Ferrell, 41, can be ... Read more...

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Water is my poison - Ashmit Patel


April 15th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Q. How would you define beauty? A. When I wake up in the morning and look at myself in the mirror, its defined. (laughs) I think you can find beauty in everything, ... Read more...

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Nanoparticles in personal care products may be harmful to environment


March 27th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): In a new report, scientists have determined that nanoparticles in cosmetics, sunscreens, and hundreds of other personal care products may be harmful to the environment.Their report was part ... Read more...

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Does too much sun exposure cause melanoma?


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Too much sun exposure has always been linked with the increased risk of melanoma - the less common and deadliest form of skin cancer - but it ... Read more...

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Spiders court females with ultraviolet rays


May 2nd, 2008 - 9:41 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, May 2 (DPA) Ultraviolet rays have been found to be essential for a spider courting females, a published report said Friday. National University of Singapore (NUS) Associate Professor Li Daiqin ... Read more...

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Tests on nanoparticles used in sunscreen ‘reassuring’


February 19th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Results of early studies on the safety of zinc oxide nanoparticles used in sunscreens have been found to be reassuring.Scientists were unaware as to how commercial products containing ... Read more...

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