Tag: sunlight

Innovation, Medical Devices

Researchers develop personalized and low-cost wearable UV sensors

October 3, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the University of Granada and RMIT University in Melbourne have developed personalized and low-cost wearable ultraviolet (UV) sensors that warn users when their exposure to the sun has become dangerous. The paper-based sensor, which can be worn as […]


How Sunlight Affects Your Mental Health

December 1, 2016

Via: Mercola

Sunlight has a profound impact on your mental health — more so than any other weather phenomenon. That’s the conclusion of a recent study looking at links between weather and depression.1 Mental health data from more than 16,000 Brigham Young […]


How Sunlight Affects Your Mental Health

November 8, 2016

Via: Time

It’s well known that exposure to natural light affects mood, and that shortened days (whether we’re shortchanged naturally by the change the season or manually by the shift from Daylight Saving Time) can make people feel blue. But a new […]


Why the Sun Is Necessary for Optimal Health

October 17, 2016

Via: Mercola

How is it that sunlight, once regarded as a divine power in some cultures, has come to be classified as a Class 1 carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO)? This is a question posed by photobiologist Dr. Alexander Wunsch, […]


Essential Tips for Treating Sunburn

July 20, 2015

Via: dr mercola health

Getting regular sun exposure on your bare skin is one of the best health choices you can make. You’re probably aware of the importance of vitamin D, and that sun exposure is the best way to keep your levels where […]