When we head out in the sun, we just want a sunscreen that will protect our skin and not kill us. That’s not too much to ask, is it? But the Environmental Working Group (EWG) wants us to pick the best sunscreen, and nags us with true but not very useful facts: This one contains an ingredient that caused cancer in a…
For years, tanning beds, booths, and sunlamps have been linked to an increased risk of skin cancer, yet the number of people using tanning devices continues to rise. An alarming new study shows that indoor tanning costs the US $343 million a year in medical bills, highlighting the severity of this growing health issue.
Netatmo is slowly creating a reputation for itself of combining smart sensors with neat design, having recently teamed up with Philippe Starck to produce a sleek wireless thermostat. Now, it's joined forces with Louis Vuitton to produce a bracelet that'll keep you safe in the sun.
The cameras on our smartphones have come a lonnnnnng way. In fact, many people rely on their iPhones as the primary device for non-professional photography. But are these cameras yet good enough, clear and color-accurate enough, to trust when the results could literally be a matter of life or death?
No more gym, tan, laundry for you, teenage California guidette!
Caffeine has previously been correlated with a reduced risk of cancer. But the latest research-aided theory coming out of Rutgers University is that putting caffeine into sunscreen will reduce that risk even more.
What does a common arthritis medication have to do with skin cancer? More than you might think.
I spent my first 18 years in Australia, so know all too well how harsh the sun can be there—and how an app such as SunSmart could stop the slew of lobster-faces walking around in summer.
After educating tan junkies about the chances of skin cancer, and how to use sunless tanning products, researchers discovered that these people were far more likely in the future to wear more protective clothes, and have fewer sunburns. These are both crucial factors in the prevention of skin cancer. By getting…
OLEDs boast great resolutions and energy efficiency, but they could also be used to treat skin cancer and acne. A U.K. team is developing wearable OLED stickers that'll cure your skin ailments on the go.
Now you can take a shower and conveniently boost your chances of skin cancer at the same time. The Sentavi Solarium is said by its maker to be easy to install in most bathrooms, where its UV light bulbs are hidden behind a seven-inch deep panel.
Just in time for the first full day of summer, Oregon Scientific releases its Personal UV Monitor, a device that can help you keep your skin from looking like an old worn-out leather shoe when you're old by keeping track of how much ultraviolet light you're exposing yourself to today.