Search for dissertations about: "minimal erythema dose"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words minimal erythema dose.

  1. 1. Towards a broader use of phototesting : in research, clinical practice and skin cancer prevention

    Author : Magnus Falk; Chris Anderson; Karin Wårdell; Olle Lärkö; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Phototesting; divergent beam; skin cancer prevention; self-reading; minimal erythema dose; sun protection behaviour; Dermatology and venerology; Dermatologi och venerologi;

    Abstract : In western societies, skin cancer incidence has increased dramatically over recent decades, due predominantly to increased sun exposure habits. Ultraviolet (UV) light exposure and individual light sensitivity of the skin constitute two important factors affecting the risk for skin cancer development. READ MORE

  2. 2. UV-induced DNA damage in humans

    Author : Vladimir J. Bykov; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 32P-HPLC; photoproducts; DNA repair; solar simulated radiation; erythema; sunscreens; humans;

    Abstract : Ultraviolet radiation is considered to be the most harmful part of solar energy affecting man. The depletion of the ozone layer around the Earth increases the total exposure to UV-light. The incidence of skin cancer in man has been shown to be associated with exposure to solar radiation, especially to UV-light. READ MORE