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2013-10-03 23:36:09

Natural Vitiligo Treatment System created by Michael Dawson is a new book that reveals to people a proper diet for vitiligo, and step-by-step instructions on how to improve their skin health quickly and naturally. A full overview about this book on the site Vkoolelite indicates if it is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 This natural cure book provides people with a lot of proper diet plans for eliminating their vitiligo disease. The book also reveals to people home...

2013-10-03 23:25:15

Skin Authority expands its TOUCH Transforms outreach to include support of the Look Good Feel Better program. For every Skin Authority Sunscreen Moisturizer SPF 30 purchased from now until December 1, Skin Authority will donate $5 to Look Good Feel Better. Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 The healthy skin lifestyle company leads a movement based on touch. The Skin Authority team of licensed skin care experts makes more than half a million skin care touches a year. Striving...

2013-10-03 23:24:18

Mariner Biomedical, Inc. announced the addition of Deter SPF 28 Mineral Sunscreen to the Deter Outdoor Skin Protection product line. Deter SPF 28 Mineral Sunscreen was officially launched October 1, 2013. It is a natural zinc oxide based sunscreen offering broad spectrum protection in a comfortable to wear invisible formulation. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Deter SPF 28 Mineral Sunscreen is a zinc oxide based formulation that goes on clear and provides highly effective UVA/UVB...

2013-10-03 08:30:25

Clinical Studies Show Skin's Moisture Improvement in Three Days MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PhotoMedex (NasdaqGS and TASE: PHMD), the leader in photodamage repair technology, clinical skincare and medical laser products for more than a decade, introduces NEOVA(®) SmartSkinCare brand's DNA Barrier Accelerator, a hyper-active moisturizer that rehabilitates and fortifies the skin's essential protective barrier. DNA Barrier Accelerator is available for purchase in...

2013-10-03 08:30:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At IDWeek 2013(TM), new research from an ongoing $2 million study funded by the Centers for Disease Control's Epicenter Program at Duke University and the University of North Carolina will be presented in the poster abstract session Role of the Healthcare Environment in HAIs on Oct. 5. During the 11-month study, titled "Inter-hospital Variation in Time Required for Hospital Room Ultraviolet Irradiation" (Deverick H. Anderson, M.D., MPH et...

2013-10-02 10:53:54

Plasmas attack bacterial cells on several levels RUB researchers analyse the mechanism of action of UV photons and radicals As they destroy bacteria very efficiently, plasmas constitute an alternative to chemical disinfectants and potentially to antibiotics, as well. How they achieve this effect has been investigated by biologists, plasma physicists and chemists at the Ruhr-Universität (RUB). Cold atmospheric-pressure plasmas attack the prokaryote’s cell envelope, proteins and DNA....

2013-10-01 12:27:39

Hollywood blockbuster films and TV series from Lionsgate provide Kaleidescape customers with more content to expand their cinematic movie experience at home SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleidescape, Inc., today announced it has signed a multiyear agreement with Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) to offer content for purchase and download through the Kaleidescape Store. With this agreement, Kaleidescape adds approximately 2,000 titles to the store's catalog, allowing...

2013-09-26 23:40:19

The global market for ultraviolet (UV) disinfection equipment was valued at $790 million in 2010 and is expected to reach $1.1 billion by 2013. BCC Research projects the market to reach nearly $2.1 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.1%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection Equipment: Major Applications and Global Markets from BCC Research...

2013-09-26 23:31:57

Influenced by attacks on the indoor tanning industry that are not based in fact, many Canadians seem to be under the mistaken impression that sunbathing in a sunbed is somehow less safe than sunbathing in the natural sun. As tanning season begins, The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) wants to set the story straight. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 “Scientifically, the light that sunbeds emit is virtually the same as from the summer sun,” JCTA Executive Director Steve...

2013-09-26 16:27:11

DR. ALEX KHADAVI has created the biggest innovation in sunscreen in over 100 years with anti-aging and anti-cancer forming natural ingredients that reverse wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, laugh lines and potentially reverse cancer cell formation LOS ANGELES, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sunscreens have been in existence for close to 100 years. The aim was to block ultraviolet (UV) light, the harmful rays of the sun. Sunscreens began with pasty zinc oxide that no one...


Latest Ultraviolet Reference Libraries

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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2010-10-27 21:50:51

Photographic film is a sheet of plastic coated with an emulsion containing light-sensitive silver halide salts that when exposed to light it forms a visible image. Through film developing, a chemical process applied to the film, a visible image is created. To create black and white photos there is only one layer of silver salts on the film and when exposed to light the silver salts block light and appear as the black part of the film. Color film uses three layers of salts and dyes in...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

UV Astronomy -- UV astronomy is the branch of astronomy and astrophysics which deals with objects visible in ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation ranges approximatively from 10nm (extreme UV) to 380nm (near UV). Ultraviolet line spectrum measurements are used to discern the chemical composition, densities, and temperatures of interstellar medium, and the temperature and composition of hot young stars. UV observations can also provide essential information about the evolution of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Spectrum -- The electromagnetic spectrum describes the various types of electromagnetic radiation based on their wavelengths. Radio, representing wavelengths from a few feet to well over a mile, is at one end of the spectrum. Gamma ray radiation is at the other end: the wavelength of the harder types is so short, in the subatomic range, that we do not have instruments capable of directly measuring it. While the above classification scheme is generally accurate, in...

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