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TVNZ/NZPA: Risks outweigh rewards in sunbed use

Peter Griffin posted in on April 14th, 2010.

New research shows that using sunbeds has more risks than benefits. The research, conducted by NIWA, showed that sunbed use exposes people to more UV radiation than natural sunlight, while at the same time not producing the same amounts of Vitamin D in users. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Researchers found the average UV […]

Dom Post: Little gadget that can protect against sun exposure

Peter Griffin posted in on April 9th, 2010.

Matt Calman writes in the Dominion Post about the development by Canterbury University computer engineer Matt Allen of a UV dosimeter that could help prevent skin cancer. The tiny device can be worn on the skin, and measures the amount of UV radiation being received by its wearer: interested in the dosimeter has come in […]

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