Suntan

Known as: suntanning 
An induced skin pigment (MELANIN) darkening after exposure to SUNLIGHT or ULTRAVIOLET RAYS. The degree of tanning depends on the intensity and… (More)
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1952-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
UV-induced pigmentation (suntanning) requires induction of alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone (alpha-MSH) secretion by… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To address the role of childhood sun exposure on the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) after controlling for genetic… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND Recognition that early sun exposure is an important risk factor for cutaneous melanoma in white populations has led to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The most deadly but less common form of skin cancer, melanoma is now the most common cancer found in women between the ages 25 to… (More)
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1997
1997
In ancient times, the sun was venerated as a source of life in some cultures. Scientifically, the relationship between vitamin D… (More)
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1997
1997
The study examined the roles of general and personal beliefs and skin type in relation to suntanning and sun protection, by… (More)
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1991
1991
Synopsis The evaluation of sun-product efficacy, with laboratory solar simulators or in actual sun, implicates clinical and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The association between prevalence of benign melanocytic nevi and a number of skin cancer risk factors was examined among 913… (More)
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1985
1985
A comparison of interview data on 595 patients with newly incident cutaneous melanoma, excluding lentigo maligna melanoma and… (More)
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1980
1980
Many furocoumarins found in several species of plant1,2 are potent photosensitizing agents known to cause lethal and mutagenic… (More)
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