ultraviolet radiation


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Synonyms for ultraviolet radiation

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Although the FDA has received no adverse event reports to date, the agency is concerned about the risk of eye and skin injuries from an overdose of ultraviolet radiation.
But all skin types are susceptible to the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation.
For example, provision of shade - natural shade from trees and hedges or shade from man-made structures - is one of the most effective ways to reduce people's exposure to ultraviolet radiation.
After that, the ozone depletion would cause levels of ultraviolet radiation to at least double, about 600 days after impact.
Freshwater snail embryos in cleavage stages were given a one time exposure to shortwave ultraviolet radiation (UV-C 254 nm) using a dosage (2000 J/[m.
Eye: To prevent injuries caused by foreign bodies, burns and/or infrared and ultraviolet radiation from high-temperature surfaces or electric arc, refer to the eye protection specification in ANSI Z87.
A coalition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and The National Weather Service urges everyone - even people who have black skin or who tan and never burn - to protect themselves from the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation.
If it actually originated from sea salt broken apart by ultraviolet radiation in the stratosphere, as Beckmann contended, the ATMOS instrument and various observatories should have detected it streaming up from the stratosphere to the mesosphere, especially since sodium is easily detectable by absorption spectroscopy, as Beckmann himself pointed out.
Lorraine Kligman, research associate professor of dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, reports that ultraviolet radiation also poses a more general health hazard.
This was a surprising result for us, because we expected that fair-skinned people get melanoma due to weak protection from sunlight and ultraviolet radiation.
In the news release, FDA Consumer Health Information - Indoor Tanning: The Risk of Ultraviolet Radiation (video), issued 25-May-2010 by U.
LONDON -- International cancer experts have moved tanning beds and ultraviolet radiation into the top cancer risk category deeming both to be definite causes of cancer.
Ultraviolet radiation from the sun causes a considerable global disease burden and is linked to 60,000 deaths each year, according to a recent World Health Organization report.
In contrast, the NIST optical clock makes use of interactions between ultraviolet radiation and a single mercury ion.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to better understand the effect of tropospheric pollution (ozone and particulate matter) on surface ultraviolet radiation levels.
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