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Coral Algae Could One Day Be Used In Sunscreen Pill
2011-08-31 07:00:52

  British researchers studying coral in Australia´s Great Barrier Reef could create a pill that would prevent sunburn in people, The Telegraph is reporting. Despite living in shallow water, coral does not suffer from the harmful effects of UV rays as it is able to produce a "natural sunscreen." Coral converts compounds produced by algae living inside it to make a sunscreen which protects both the coral and the algae from sunburn, the researchers discovered. Lead researcher...

2011-08-05 12:50:46

Mention catalyst and most people will think of the catalytic converter, an emissions control device in the exhaust system of automobiles that reduces pollution. But catalysts are used for a broad variety of purposes, including the conversion of petroleum and renewable resources into fuel, as well as the production of plastics, fertilizers, paints, solvents, pharmaceuticals and more. About 20 percent of the gross domestic product in the United States depends upon catalysts to facilitate the...

2011-06-14 14:51:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- STATEMENT BY FARAH AHMED CHAIR, SUNSCREEN TASK FORCE PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS COUNCIL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued its final rulemaking addressing the way in which the agency will require sunscreen products to be tested and labeled. The agency also published three other documents, including a Draft Enforcement Guidance...

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2011-06-14 12:30:00

Federal regulators provided new rules on Tuesday to require sunscreen manufacturers to test their products' effectiveness against sun rays. The Food and Drug Administration also announced stricter guidelines when describing how well their products block ultraviolet B rays. Sunscreens that do not protect against both ultraviolet A and B rays and have a sun protection factor (SPF) below 15 will have to carry a warning label that reads:  "This product has been shown only to help prevent...

2011-06-14 09:57:00

Sunscreen Product Testing and Labeling Requirements Will Help Americans Reduce Their Risk for Skin Cancer SILVER SPRING, Md., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (Academy) today said that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) new sunscreen regulations will help Americans reduce their risk for skin cancer by guiding them to the most effective sunscreens and advising them on other sun-protection measures. During the FDA...

2011-06-09 00:00:00

EWG specializes in providing consumers with useful information about top-rated sunscreens for broad spectrum protection with fewer hazardous ingredients. TRUE Sunscreens were rated in the highest categories in 2011 for ingredient safety, SPF rating for UVA/UVB protection, and product stability. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 The Environmental Working Group's annual Sunscreen Guide has just been published"¦and TRUE Natural Cosmetics made the list. Each year The Environmental...

2011-05-28 00:00:50

Professionally installed on homes, offices and car windows, Solar Gard window film blocks 99% of UVA and UVB rays that cause skin cancer and premature aging San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Long after "ËœDon't Fry Day' and "ËœSkin Cancer Awareness Month' campaigns end, skin is still at risk of over exposure to harmful UV rays during summer activities. Whether taking a road trip, driving to and from work or the beach, or enjoying a sunny view from the home or office,...

2011-05-23 09:30:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) today reiterated the safety and effectiveness of sunscreens to protect against the damaging effects from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. As one component of a daily sun-protection strategy, sunscreen is an important tool in the fight against skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Unprotected sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin...

2011-03-18 00:00:26

Under the new FDA regulation, supported by Dermagenics, the agency has proposed that sunscreen labeling be expanded to provide a four-star rating system that informs consumers how well the product protects them against Ultraviolet A (UVA) light, the major cause of skin cancer. Santa Barbara, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 16, 2011 The FDA is taking action to require sunscreen labels to accurately rate the protection offered against the sun's harmful rays. Under the new regulation, supported by...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'