Sun Protection In Man

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Author: P.U. Giacomoni
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080518169
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Sun Protection In Man by P.U. Giacomoni

Original Title: Sun Protection In Man

"Sun Protection in Man" looks at the beneficial and harmful effects of solar radiation. The physiological consequences of sun exposure have been systematically studied starting at the end of the nineteenth century and we now have accumulated knowledge about how Caucasian and Asian skins reacts to solar radiation. The chemical effects of solar ultraviolet radiation have been analyzed with particular emphasis during the second half of the twentieth century. Research on micro-organisms has allowed us to understand the mechanisms of UV-induced mutagenesis and photosensitization. Studies with laboratory rodents have opened the path to the understanding of UV-induced immune-depression, carcinogenesis, photo-damage and photo-aging. The results of these studies have enabled other scientists to investigate the same phenomena in human organs such as the skin and the eye. UV radiation damages hair, as well. The present knowledge in these fields is summarized in some of the chapters of this monograph. Mass phenomenon in Europe with the generalization of summer vacations which were a consequence of social reforms introducing the concept of "paid vacations". This created a need for protection and opened a market for sunscreens. This monograph is concerned with sun protection as a whole and is not just "another book on sunscreens". Nonetheless, in these days of general concern, it is important to learn about the efficiency of sunscreens. Several authors discuss how to reduce the number of impinging photons and explain why sunscreens seem to offer less protection than expected. Guidelines are given on how to use sunscreens in everyday life, which are expressed rigorously though clearly, for access to the common reader. Our knowledge on the relationship between sun and humans is at the early stages of development. Industrial and commercial activities are concerned by the development of this knowledge, and rules have been and will be promulgated to guarantee efficacy and safety of sun-products. It is hoped that this monograph will be of interest to the scholar, the layman and the legislator.

Handbook Of Diet Nutrition And The Skin

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Author: Victor R. Preedy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9086867294
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Handbook Of Diet Nutrition And The Skin by Victor R. Preedy

Original Title: Handbook Of Diet Nutrition And The Skin

Studies have clearly shown that optimal diet and nutrition can prevent skin disease. Moreover, novel nutritional components have been used experimentally to treat skin conditions. However, the clinical application of these nutrients awaits confirmation. It is thus up to health care professionals to present new knowledge in order to provide advice or treatments for skin problems. This handbook provides, in a single volume, comprehensive coverage of the relation between skin and diet and nutrition in its broadest sense. The Handbook of diet, nutrition and the skin consists of sections on general aspects of skin, nutrition and diet, micronutrients, nutraceuticals, cancer and specific skin conditions. Unique features of each chapter in this volume include relevant and useful 'key facts' which highlight interesting or important findings of the specific subjects and 'summary points' that are designed to abstract each chapter in take home messages. This handbook will be of interest to a wide range of readers, such as dermatologists, doctors, nurses and those interested in, or working within the area of skin health. This will of course also include nutritionists and dieticians, dermatologists, cosmetic scientists, health workers and practitioners, college and university lecturers and undergraduate and graduate students.

Protection Of The Skin Against Ultraviolet Radiations

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Author: André Rougier
Publisher: John Libbey Eurotext
ISBN: 9782742002467
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Protection Of The Skin Against Ultraviolet Radiations by André Rougier

Original Title: Protection Of The Skin Against Ultraviolet Radiations

Are ultraviolet rays dangerous? This is the question addressed by the leading dermatological experts who compare their wide clinical experience in this book. It has now been established that ultraviolet rays provoke erythema and can cause considerable damage to blood vessels. But what is their precise impact on the occurrence of premature ageing and cancer of the skin, and other serious consequences? The specialists contributing to this work report on their observations and give objective and reasoned opinions on this question. Their explanations are rounded out by many colour illustrations and diagrams.

From Lifeguard To Sun King

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Author: Robert Bell
Publisher: Academic Learning Company LLC
ISBN: 9780832950148
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From Lifeguard To Sun King by Robert Bell

Original Title: From Lifeguard To Sun King

From Lifeguard to Sun King is a compelling account of the life of Robert Bell; the founder of the Banana Boat sun care brand and one of America's most innovative entrepreneurs. Bell and his co-author Joe Carlen recount how and why his unique approach to product development, distribution, and marketing led him from the lifeguard chair to the throne of the "Sun King": The man who created the Sun Care industry and built a consumer products empire. However, with all its shocking and frequently humorous anecdotes, this business autobiography is about much more than dollars and cents. It is the story of a man who overcame all obstacles to reach "impossible" dreams while having plenty of laughs along the way!

How To Make Your Man Look Good

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Author: Nancy Butcher
Publisher: Perigee Trade
ISBN: 9780399527548
Size: 22.65 MB
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How To Make Your Man Look Good by Nancy Butcher

Original Title: How To Make Your Man Look Good

A lighthearted but practical handbook for women on how to help their reluctant male companions look and feel better explains how to encourage them to become fitter, healthier, and happier with a minimum of fuss and fighting, offering tips on updating his wardrobe, improving his eating habits, and exercising together. Original.

The Blue Man And Other Stories Of The Skin

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Author: Robert A. Norman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520952502
Size: 66.72 MB
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The Blue Man And Other Stories Of The Skin by Robert A. Norman

Original Title: The Blue Man And Other Stories Of The Skin

Written by a leading dermatologist, The Blue Man and Other Stories of the Skin provides a compelling and accessible introduction to the life of our largest organ, while also recounting the author’s experiences with memorable patients he has treated who suffer from mysterious skin conditions. Robert Norman begins by highlighting the qualities of the skin, tracing the history of its conditions and diseases, then examining the cultural, social and psychological impact of both color and irregularity. The book also features an absorbing collection of stories about some of his most intriguing patients: from a man whose skin mysteriously turned blue, to a hypochondriacal woman who begins to show signs of a life-threatening disease. This is a fascinating account of the dynamic nature of the skin, and the people who inhabit it.

Yellowtail Crow Medicine Man And Sun Dance Chief

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Author: Thomas Yellowtail
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806126029
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Yellowtail Crow Medicine Man And Sun Dance Chief by Thomas Yellowtail

Original Title: Yellowtail Crow Medicine Man And Sun Dance Chief

Medicine man and Sun Dance chief Thomas Yellowtail is a pivotal figure in Crow tribal life. As a youth he lived in the presence of old warriors, hunters, and medicine men who knew the freedom and sacred ways of pre-reservation life. As the principal figure in the Crow-Shoshone Sun Dance religion, Yellowtail has preserved traditional values in the face of the constantly encroaching, diametrically opposed values of materialistic modern socity. Through his life story and description of the Sun Dance religion we can reexamine the premises and orientations of both cultures.

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