UVA radiation

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Name: UVA radiation
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

7 things you should know about sunscreen protection

WHEN you think you already know the ins and outs of sunscreen—here come new findings and information on what it really does to your skin, why you should use it and when you need it most.Apart from the universal knowledge on SPF numbers, there is more ... [Published Business Mirror - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Highly Sensitive Biological Assay for Determining the Photoprotective Efficacy of Sunscreen

The protective effect of sunscreens has been extensively evaluated in vivo as a measure of erythema induced in human skin and is expressed as Sun Protection Factor (SPF). In vitro alternatives that use human cells might overcome the limitations of testing ... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: DNA, Protection, In Vitro
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Skin cancer more likely in pilots, cabin crew

NEW research in the form of a medical literature review has found that the pilots and cabin crew of aircraft have approximately twice the incidence of developing melanomas compared with members of the general population.The authors of the study believe ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Water purifier made of foil chip packets

MELBOURNE: Australian researchers have designed a low-cost drinking water treatment system using foil chip packets and some glass tubing.The system, developed by University of Adelaide mechanical engineering students, makes use of UVA radiation directly ... [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Chip packets to clean PNG water

Dr Cristian Birzer the device made from chip packets used to clean the water, at Adelaide Uni. Pic by Bianca De Marchi. Source: News Limited OLD chip packets and glass tubing will be used to clean water in remote communities under a project developed ... [Published Adelaide Now - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Flight crews have higher risk of melanoma

Attention pilots and flight attendants: Please fasten your seat belts, note the location of the aircraft’s emergency exits, and be sure to apply plenty of sunscreen to reduce your risk of melanoma.When it comes to the risks of flying, skin cancer may ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Australian engineers create a chip-packet water purifier

In a development that could potentially help millions of people without access to clean water, Dr Chris Birzer from the University of Adelaide says this invention is faster and more productive than other methods of treating water.“It's effectively a long ... [Published Northern Territory Government - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

High melanoma risk found in airline crews exposed to high-altitude radiation

by L.J. Devon, Staff Writer(NaturalNews) Flying a commercial plane comes with more risk than meets the eye. According to a new study in JAMA Dermatology, pilots are 2.22 times more likely to be diagnosed with melanoma in their lifetime than those in the ... [Published Natural News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Chip packets help make safer water in Papua New Guinea

University of Adelaide mechanical engineering students and staff have designed a low-cost and easily made drinking water treatment system suitable for remote communities in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – using foil chip packets and some glass tubing.The system ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Air cabin crews have a greater risk of skin cancer

Air cabin crews have a greater risk of skin cancer - health - 04 September 2014 - New Scientist Pilots and flight crews on airliners are twice as likely as the general population to develop life-threatening melanoma skin cancer. The extra risk most ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

What you need to know about older adults and the sun

Have you noticed that you are more sensitive to the sun? Are you getting a sunburn in less time than it took in the past? While people of all ages should take steps to protect themselves from the sun, older people may need to take additional precauti ... [Published Tri-State Neighbour - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Grass Stains, Flip Flops, Water Fights… and Biotech!

July is notorious for the beaming rays and hot summer weather. Luckily our atmosphere protects most harmful rays, but still ultraviolet radiation (UV waves) can lead to sunburns, premature aging of the skin, suppression of the immune system, eye damage ... [Published I Am Biotech - Jul 16 2014]

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"The system can treat close to 40 litres in four hours and the beauty is that it's designed to be modular" said Birzer
"Our priority was to develop a system with, and not just for, the end-users" says Dr Cristian Birzer, lecturer at the School of Mechanical Engineering and supervisor of the project...
In the study's abstract, the authors conclude, "Pilots and cabin crew have approximately twice the incidence of melanoma compared with the general population. Further research on mechanisms and optimal occupational protection is needed."
"The students trialled various reflectants and found the inside of crisp packets was as good as anything" Dr Birzer says. "The total system cost $67." The designs have been presented to ChildFund in PNG

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7 things you should know about sunscreen protec... [Published Business Mirror - Oct 17 2014]
Highly Sensitive Biological Assay for Determin... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - Sep 29 2014]
Skin cancer more likely in pilots, cabin crew [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 19 2014]
Water purifier made of foil chip packets [Published Times of India - Sep 17 2014]
Low-cost water purifiers use chip packets to ki... [Published Gizmag - Sep 16 2014]
Chip Packets Help Make Safer Water! [Published Glam Adelaide - Sep 16 2014]
Chip packets to clean PNG water [Published Adelaide Now - Sep 15 2014]
Australian engineers create a chip-packet water... [Published Northern Territory Government - Sep 14 2014]
Flight crews have higher risk of melanoma [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 13 2014]
High melanoma risk found in airline crews expos... [Published Natural News - Sep 12 2014]
Chip packets help make safer water in Papua New... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 11 2014]
Air cabin crews have a greater risk of skin cancer [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 04 2014]
What you need to know about older adults and th... [Published Tri-State Neighbour - Jul 18 2014]
Grass Stains, Flip Flops, Water Fights… and Bio... [Published I Am Biotech - Jul 16 2014]
Summer has finally started in Austin; here’s ho... [Published Daily Texan - Jul 14 2014]
Strides Arcolab receives US FDA approval for Me... [Published PharmaBiz - Jun 06 2014]
Americans feel the burn as FDA waits to approve... [Published PBS - Mar 21 2014]
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Air cabin crews have a greater risk of skin cancer - health - 04 September 2014 - New Scientist Pilots and flight crews on airliners are twice as likely as the general population to develop life-threatening melanoma skin cancer. The extra risk most ...
Grass Stains, Flip Flops, Water Fights… and Bio... [Published I Am Biotech - Jul 16 2014]
July is notorious for the beaming rays and hot summer weather. Luckily our atmosphere protects most harmful rays, but still ultraviolet radiation (UV waves) can lead to sunburns, premature aging of the skin, suppression of the immune system, eye damage ...
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