Sunlight Institute

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic dermatology lobbying groups tell the public that diet and supplements are the best way to make vitamin D

sun blockers

Chemical sunscreen may prevent sunburn, but it also completely blocks vitamin D production in the skin

sun scare

Much of the recent public discussion about sun care falls in the category of over-stated hyperbole we call “sun scare”



Sunlight, the great healer
Aug 24,2017 / Uncategorized
Leprosy: can sunlight prevent this and other bacterial diseases?

Leprosy is a bacterial disease that has been historically mentioned as a scourge, when it was considered to be incurable …

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Aug 12,2017 / Uncategorized
Ovarian Cancer: Does active sun exposure help to prevent it?

Ovarian cancer, like most cancers, is nothing to trifle with. There are 22,280 new cases of ovarian cancer and 14,240 …

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Aug 11,2017 / Uncategorized
Hypertension (high blood pressure) a problem? Could sun exposure alleviate it?

Hypertension, or chronic high blood pressure, is determined by the amount of blood the heart pumps and the amount of …

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Aug 1,2017 / Uncategorized
Vegetables: The magnificent protective effects on melanoma

A new study,[1] from the European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, reports that synthesized chemicals that mimic those found occurring naturally …

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Jul 17,2017 / Uncategorized
Tomatoes, and many other fruits and veggies, protect against skin cancer

In an impressive mouse study,[1] it was shown that in animals that were exposed to high doses of radiation during …

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Jul 12,2017 / Uncategorized
Sun exposure increases bone mass and reduces fracture risk

Sun exposure leads to an increase in bone mass and a decrease in falls. It is generally assumed that since …

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Sunlight from a child's perspective

Seems like plain old commonsense when you put it that way…

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