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Jun
27
2014

Former Pro Football Player Teams Up With AAD to Tackle Skin Cancer in Men

Former Pro Football Player Teams Up With AAD to Tackle Skin Cancer in Men

Over the past 30 years, melanoma incidence rates have continued to rise, and men over 50 are at greater risk of developing the disease than the general public.

Jun
24
2014

Repeated UV-exposure May Lead to Dependence Similar to Heroin Addiction

Repeated UV-exposure May Lead to Dependence Similar to Heroin Addiction

A study reveals that chronic exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation causes the release of endorphins, which act through the same pathway as heroin and related drugs, leading to physical dependence, tolerance, and addiction-like behavior in rodents.

Jun
24
2014

Sunscreen Use in Childhood Prevents Malignant Melanoma in Adulthood

Sunscreen Use in Childhood Prevents Malignant Melanoma in Adulthood

Research conducted at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute has established that the incidence of malignant melanoma in adulthood can be dramatically reduced by the consistent use of sunscreen in infancy and childhood.

Jun
24
2014

PASS Coalition Applauds Passage of Sunscreen Innovation Act

PASS Coalition Applauds Passage of Sunscreen Innovation Act

The Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition is applauding the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health for passage of the Sunscreen Innovation Act, H.R. 4250.

Jun
17
2014

AAD Statement on Relationship Between Sunscreeen & Melanoma

AAD Statement on Relationship Between Sunscreeen & Melanoma

The American Academy of Dermatology comments on a recent study in Nature that calls attention to the fact that sunscreen on its own cannot completely protect against melanoma.

Jun
05
2014

Louisiana Bans Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Louisiana Bands Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Louisiana has sent a strong message to young people that indoor tanning can be dangerous to their health by passing a law that bans minors under the age of 18 years old from using indoor tanning devices.

Jun
05
2014

FDA Raises Indoor Tanning Devices Classification to Class II Level

FDA Raises Indoor Tanning Devices Classification to Class II Level

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized stricter regulations of indoor tanning devices, including a strong recommendation against the use of tanning beds by minors under the age of 18.

May
29
2014

Sunny Strategies: Euromonitor Targets Different Sun Care Tactics Globally

Sunny Strategies: Euromonitor Targets Different Sun Care Tactics Globally

Euromonitor ingredients analyst Anais Mirval discusses which beauty ingredients will be pushing sun care ahead in different markets, as well as where innovation is needed in this category.

May
28
2014

Multiple Sunburns Before Age 20 Increases Melanoma Risk Substantially

Multiple Sunburns Before Age 20 Increases Melanoma Risk Substantially

The risk of developing melanoma was more closely related to sun exposure in early life than in adulthood in young caucasian women, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

May
27
2014

AAD's New PSA Urges Men Over 50 to Check For Skin Cancer

AAD's New PSA Urges Men Over 50 to Check For Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology today launched “Lawn,” a public service advertisement that encourages older men to check their skin for suspicious or changing spots.