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Promising results for seaweed as sunscreen alternative
Apr 20, 18

Sunscreens contain inorganic or organic compounds called ‘filters’. These filters scatter and/or absorb ultra-violet radiation (UVR), resulting in reduced photo-ageing and keratoses. Despite these benefits, there are both ecological and human health concerns with sunscreens. 

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The vitamin D controversy: An interview with Professor Michael Holick

Apr 18, 14

Professor Michael Holick, the world's leading expert on vitamin D research, responds to some of the more recent negative studies that seem to be so readily picked up by the media.

He then goes on to provide a roundup of some of the exciting, upcoming trials of this vitally important nutrient.