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So far sun protection meant ultraviolet (UV) protection. But there is preliminary data that beside UV radiation also visible light (VIS) and near infrared A (IRA) radiation may have harmful effects on our skin resulting in photoaging and even cancer induction. Therefore, some authors claim that modern sun protection should also include shielding against longer wavelengths such as VIS and IRA. Therefore, avoidance of sun exposure at peak times and textile sun protection are important pillars of a modern prophylactic approach. Besides, antioxidants and DNA repair enzymes may be added to topical sunscreens in order to enhance the protection before and even after sun exposure. Furthermore, there are reports raising the question about a negative impact of specific UV filters on our environment causing among other things coral bleaching. There is need for more studies elucidating the benefit of photoprotective agents against UV, VIS and IRA with the aim to be environmentally safe at the same moment.
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Name: Current opinion in pharmacology
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To evaluate the Sun Protection Factor efficacy on human skin.
To evaluate the Sun Protection Factor (SPF) efficacy on human skin.
Study to determine the sunscreen protection factor (SPF) and ultraviolet A protection factor (PFA) of 2 sunscreen products containing the combination of zinc oxide and avobenzone with and ...
This study evaluates the radiation exposure of scattered radiation for the interventionalist during coronary angiography using different X-ray protection materials, namely, an X-ray Screen...
A measure of relative protection provided by SUNSCREENING AGENTS against burns due to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from a light source.
Vascular filters or occlusive devices that provide mechanical protection of the distal end organ from blood clots or EMBOLISM-causing debri dislodged during ENDOVASCULAR PROCEDURES.
Protection conferred on a host by inoculation with one strain or component of a microorganism that prevents infection when later challenged with a similar strain. Most commonly the microorganism is a virus.
A body of stories, the origins of which may be unknown or forgotten, that serve to explain practices, beliefs, institutions or natural phenomena. Mythology includes legends and folk tales. It may refer to classical mythology or to a body of modern thought and modern life. (From Webster's 1st ed)
The act of regarding attentively and studying facts and occurrences, gathering data through analyzing, measuring, and drawing conclusions, with the purpose of applying the observed information to theoretical assumptions. Observation as a scientific method in the acquisition of knowledge began in classical antiquity; in modern science and medicine its greatest application is facilitated by modern technology. Observation is one of the components of the research process.
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Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...