Outdoor activities and daylight appear to have a protective effect against progression of near/short sightedness and younger children with significant near/short sightedness should be monitored closely, especially those around 6 years old with parents who are near/short sighted

In January 2019 researchers from Spain and Brazil published the results of their study to assess potential risk factors for the progression of near/short sightedness. A total of 82 children, … Read more

Researchers call for governments, public health authorities and healthcare professionals to warn the population that having a mobile phone next to their body is harmful and to support measures to reduce all exposures to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation

In August 2019 researchers from Canada, USA, Sweden and Australia published their review on the risks to health and well-being from radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation from mobile phones and other wireless … Read more

Whilst acknowledging the environmental impact of sunscreens, dermatologists have a duty to continue emphasizing the public health impact of excessive sun exposure and give advice about appropriate protection from the sun, including applying appropriate sunscreens

In January 2019 researchers from the USA published their review on the environmental effects of oxybenzone and other sunscreen active ingredients. The use of sunscreens has increased in line with … Read more