uv radiation

General Health Issues

Outdoor Workers: The invisible risk

The Sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system (1) and is the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the universe. The life on earth shares a special relationship with this largest object in the solar system, which is around 4.5 billion years old. The sun […]

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Cancer

The link between UV radiation and Skin cancer

Skin is a very important part of our body, perhaps the largest organ and it is impossible to imagine a person without any skin. Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum with wavelengths between 100 and 400 nanometers (shorter than visible light) which makes it invisible to the naked eye. The sun […]

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