Is there potential for Melanotan II to treat photosensitive skin disorders? During the 1960s α-MSH effect on rats was studied. This research continued into the 1980s where scientists at the University of Arizona studied α-MSH to determine an agent that could achieve photoprotective stimulation of melanocytes. This research yielded two agents, MTI and MTII. Each
An article in USA TODAY on July 29th offers loads of information on the harmful effects of UV rays and the danger of skin cancer. It is the first time a Surgeon General has issued such a direct statement concerning tanning and tanning beds. A new regulation will require labeling on tanning beds advising those
On May 1st Ontario began enforcing a new law regulating tanning beds. It is primarily aimed at those under 18 years of age. Known as Bill 30, Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), the law makes Ontario the eighth province to regulate tanning beds and also restricts advertising aimed at the under-18 market.
About six years ago I began researching Melanotan 2 (MT2) and soon after began using it to achieve a beautiful tan and my skin has gotten much healthier with far less exposure to the sun. I was never satisfied with the look of any other sunless tanning methods.
A recent press release form the University of California-San Diego report shows even more positive findings about Vitamin D and the benefits associated with the prevention of breast cancer. “Vitamin D metabolites increase communication between cells by switching on a protein that blocks aggressive cell division,” said Cedric F. Garland, DrPH. “As long as vitamin
Scientists have now mapped the exact points where Vitamin D interacts with more than 200 genes, unlocking more of the mechanism by which natural levels of ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ are related to overall health, according to a study published this week in the medical journal Genome Research. “Scientists have mapped the points at which vitamin