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Alexander Wunsch, MD, Wismar University of Applied Sciences, Germany gives a historical perspective on sunlight exposure and explains how both the public’s and medical community’s perspective has changed over time. Recorded on 12/09/2014. [3/2015] [Show ID: 29076] Please Note: Knowledge about health and medicine is constantly evolving. This information may become out of date. More...
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Andrzej T Slominski, Michal A Zmijewski, Przemyslaw M Plonka, Jerzy P Szaflarski, Ralf Paus, How UV Light Touches the Brain and Endocrine System Through Skin, and Why, Endocrinology, Volume 159, Issue 5, May 2018, Pages 1992–2007, https://doi.org/10.1210/en.2017-03230 Abstract The skin, a self-regulating protective barrier organ, is empowered with sensory and computing capabilities to counteract the environmental stressors...
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https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1011134420303419?via%3Dihub Abstract The recent outbreak of COVID-19, which continues to ravage communities with high death tolls and untold psychosocial and catastrophic economic consequences, is a vivid reminder of nature’s capacity to defy contemporary healthcare. The pandemic calls for rapid mobilization of every potential clinical tool, including phototherapy—one of the most effective treatments used to reduce...
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October 24, 2019 , Frontiers Credit: CC0 Public Domain Excerpts: The sun can indeed shine out of your backside, suggests research. Not because you’re self-absorbed, but because you’ve absorbed gut-altering UV radiation. This is the first study to show that skin exposure to UVB light alters the gut microbiome in humans. Published in Frontiers in Microbiology, the analysis suggests...
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