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2011-03-08 10:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after its launch, the first dermatologist-driven company dedicated to primary skin cancer protection and prevention introduced its newest solar protection product -- a much-anticipated tinted mineral gel sunscreen - at the 2011 AAD meeting in New Orleans. MD SolarSciences (MDSS) was developed by leading authorities on skin cancer in response to the alarming increase in skin cancers - more than 3.5 million cases diagnosed annually. Founders...

2011-02-07 13:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Products Inc. today officially announced a breakthrough anti-aging sun care collection -- ANEW Solar Advance with RepairShield(TM) Technology. The research behind this revolutionary line was unveiled at the American Academy of Dermatology's 69th annual meeting. The ANEW Solar Advance anti-aging sun care line not only provides superior protection against the sun's damaging rays with photostable broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection, but is also...

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...

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2010-03-23 13:50:00

Scientists today reported development of a new method for converting soybean oil into a highly effective bio-based sunscreen active ingredient that does not carry the potential health concerns of ingredients in some existing sunscreens. The new, natural sunscreen agent could replace petroleum-derived ingredients in a variety of personal-care products, they reported at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) being held this week. It was among more than 12,000...

2010-03-03 09:00:00

BEIJING, March 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms, reports titanium dioxide demand will increase by around 15%. China's titanium dioxide industry, whether in production or in consumption, is walking at the front of the global economic recovery. In 2010, domestic titanium dioxide demand is expected to grow 15%, while at the same time the titanium dioxide industry in Europe and North America continues to struggle. In the government's...

2009-11-10 11:00:00

American Academy of Dermatology Increases Minimum Sunscreen Recommendation from SPF 15 to SPF 30 NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to vitamin D, consumers are bombarded with mixed messages about the best source for this essential nutrient. While some may argue that small doses of intentional sun exposure are safe, dermatologists point out that the risk of developing skin cancer from ultraviolet (UV) radiation far outweighs the benefit of stimulating vitamin D...

2009-11-06 07:09:12

Study links size, activity, electronic properties University of Utah chemists demonstrated the first conclusive link between the size of catalyst particles on a solid surface, their electronic properties and their ability to speed chemical reactions. The study is a step toward the goal of designing cheaper, more efficient catalysts to increase energy production, reduce Earth-warming gases and manufacture a wide variety of goods from medicines to gasoline. Catalysts are substances that speed...

2009-08-04 09:28:00

NEW YORK, Aug.4 /PRNewswire/ --Dermatologists from around the world gathered last week in Boston, MA to attend the Amercan Academy of Dermatology's summer meeting, where Melanoma was a hot topic of discussion. While there were various symposia discussions on the subject, the underlying message was consistent -- Melanoma is potentially one of the most preventable forms of cancer when sunscreen is applied daily and correctly. In the hopes of sharing pertinent facts about sunscreen in...

2009-07-02 08:09:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years, consumers have benefited from the use of sunscreen products to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun, including sun burn, premature skin aging, and certain types of skin cancer. The safety and efficacy of sunscreen products have been thoroughly studied and tested by scientists and regulatory bodies throughout the world, and there is an extensive body of credible scientific research that demonstrates the safety and...

2009-06-04 11:42:00

Specially formulated for sensitive skin and to block UVA and UVB rays, Sierra Summits now available at Raley's stores RENO, Nev., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunscreens are not created equal. As dermatology experts continue to emphasize the importance of broad spectrum protection that blocks UVA and UVB rays, consumers are learning there is more to choosing sunscreen than meets the eye. Results from a recent Consumer Reports poll found that for 81% of sunscreen users, the SPF number greatly...


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