About: UV radiation

Sunbed ultraviolet radiation is ‘a complete carcinogen’, EU panel says

The European Commission’s Scientific Committee on Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks (SCHEER) yesterday (30 November) concluded that ultraviolet radiation, including those emitted by sunbeds, was “a complete carcinogen”.
Health 01-09-2016

EU’s sunbed safety assessment clouded by bias

An upcoming assessment by a European Commission committee on the risks of UV radiation and sunbeds is hamstrung by in-built bias and a failure to comprehensively address all the issues, warns Frank Harbusch.
Health 14-07-2016

‘Siesta’ protects Southern Europeans from skin cancer

Despite being less exposed to the sun, Northern Europeans face a higher risk of skin cancer than their southern neighbours, a new study has found.
Health 04-04-2016

14.5 million European workers unprotected from risks of skin cancer

Revisiting European policies and legislation to meet the increasing prevalence of skin cancer in outdoor workers should become part of the European agenda, write Swen Malte John and Nikos Manaras.