Home > Lifestyle > Sun > News News All sections in Sun » About the sun » Artificial tanning » Global warming » Health tips » Skin cancer » Suncare » The sun and your kids » Why we need the sun » Your skin and the sun » Sun News 1 in 4 sunscreens lacks protection It was recently found that one in every four sunscreen products endorsed by CANSA is lacking when it comes to offering adequate protection against the sun. Subscribe Newsletter » Like Health24 on Faceboook » Quiz Test your sun sense » Types of cancer prevalent in SA men Types of cancer prevalent in SA women People with melanoma don't stay out of the sun People with the most dangerous type of skin cancer tend to stay out of the sun the year after being diagnosed, but it doesn't last. Molecule behind sunburn pain identified Sunburn redness and pain is caused by a molecule that is abundant in the outermost layers of cells in the skin, a new study finds. Sunscreen may be a fire hazard Certain sunscreen sprays worn close to an open flame may catch alight, the US Food and Drug Administration warns. Revised sunscreen labels help consumers A new survey finds that 1 in 7 products still claim an 'SPF' rating of 50 or higher. Only 1 in 4 young teens uses sunscreen Despite the fact that sunburn in childhood greatly raises a person's lifelong risk for skin cancer, just 25% of 14-year-olds in a new US study said they used sunscreen regularly. “ Latest comment on Health24 Angie101 says... To sink so low? I suppose the porn and masturbating at work and threesomes is rather over the top but sex twice a day is not excessive in my opinion. I thought men were supposed... My ADHD husband's uncontrollable obsession with sex ” Sunscreen slows skin ageing Want younger-looking skin? Sunscreen slows ageing, if used often enough, research shows. Sun’s health effects to be studied Researchers are going to investigate how extreme sun exposure affects general health and HIV/Aids among South Africans, an expert said. Tanning salon tax no deterrent A 10% federal tax, imposed on tanning salons in 2010 as part of the US Affordable Care Act, does not seem to deter those who like the bronzed look all year long, a new study finds. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Uncontrolled periodontal disease and diabetes – a collective health risk? Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Eduloan offers affordable education finance Live healthier Medical bills » GP and money Cut medical bills Medical savings account Medical scheme: what is a self-payment gap? Have you exhausted your day-to-day benefits and moved into your self-payment gap? Here's what it means. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.