Latest Photoprotection Stories

2014-02-07 23:23:07

The new Melatonin Production Factor (MPF) can be determined for every computer lens tint. It tells consumers how much longer they can view their computer display at night time without significant disruption of their sleep because of blue light emitted by the display San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Researchers at Photoprotective Technologies (PPT) have developed a rating system for assessing the ability of computer glasses to ensure the production of Melatonin – the...

2011-05-05 05:30:00

MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PhotoMedex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PHMD) a leading supplier of advanced, clinical skincare and medical laser products, today introduced DNA Damage Control, the breakthrough treatment sunscreens that feature advanced photoprotection with DNA repair technology. Formulated by and marketed under the company's NEOVA® brand, the DNA Damage Control sunscreens offer an unrivaled repair and protect system that defends against photodamage...

2010-05-24 16:24:00

From William D. James, MD, FAAD, president, American Academy of Dermatology CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sunscreen active ingredients, which are compounds that absorb, scatter or reflect ultraviolet (UV) light, are regulated as over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA is currently addressing requirements for UVA coverage in sunscreens and considering sunscreen labeling changes to help the public make knowledgeable decisions about...

2008-10-05 03:00:08

By Bacqueville, Daniel Mavon, Alain ABSTRACT In the present study, a convenient and easy-to-handle skin organ culture was developed from domestic pig ears using polycarbonate Transwell(R) culture inserts in 12-well plate. This alternative model was then tested for its suitability in analyzing the shortterm effects of a single solar radiation dose (from 55 to 275 kJ m^sup -2^). Differentiation of the pig skin was maintained for up to 48 h in culture, and its morphology was similar to that of...

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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.