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sunscreen:

see sunburnsunburn,
inflammation of the skin caused by actinic rays from the sun or artificial sources. Moderate exposure to ultraviolet radiation is followed by a red blush, but severe exposure may result in blisters, pain, and constitutional symptoms.
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Sunscreen

Awning or window treatment that effectively blocks the sun’s heat.
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Keywords: Sunscreen, Para amino benzoic acid (PABA), Sun protection factor (SPF), Skin cancer.
In this study, the researchers wanted to find out how quickly sunscreen releases trace metals and nutrients into seawater, and how this could affect overall levels of the compounds in coastal waters.
[USA], Aug 14 (ANI): Researchers studied how sunscreens release different compounds, such as trace metals and inorganic nutrients into Mediterranean seawater, with unknown effects on marine ecology.
Health experts advise everyone, regardless of skin colour, to use sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30.
This report provides in depth study of "Sunscreen Cosmetics Market" using SWOT analysis i.e.
The FDA said while it recommends active ingredients in sunscreen that exceed 0.5 ng/ml should undergo toxicology testing to check for harmful health effects, this number is somewhat arbitrary because it isn't known what the significance of this blood level means.
BELIEVING YOUR SUNSCREEN IS WATERPROOF sunscreen doesn't exist - we talk about water-resistance.
Sunscreen is divided into two broad categories: physical and chemical.
For example, the guide includes advice on making regular use of sunscreen a part of sun safety behavior.
Whether you choose a physical or chemical sunscreen, your choice should have broad spectrum protection, meaning it protects against both UVA and UVB radiation.
In the study, 24 healthy adults were randomized to one of four commercially available sunscreens (two sprays, one lotion, or one cream formulation); 2 mg of sunscreen per 1 [cm.sup.2] was applied to 75% of their body surface four times a day for 4 days (described as "maximal use conditions consistent with current sunscreen labeling"), and 30 blood samples were collected over 7 days.