Home > Lifestyle > Healthy Summer Skin > 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 Understanding your sunscreen IN PARTNERSHIP: Do you use sunscreen daily? Here's what it does for your skin. 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 Why do I need to use sunscreen? IN PARTNERSHIP: Find out when you should use sunscreen and how much is enough. Indoor tanners need more protection against skin cancer The results of a new study demonstrate that many individuals who tan indoors may not acknowledge the long-term risks associated with increased UV exposure. Scientists find gene linked to 'tanning addiction' Understanding the biology behind dependence on tanning is important because of rising skin cancer rates, experts say. 1 in 4 sunscreens lacks protection It was recently found that one in every four sunscreen products endorsed by CANSA is lacking... 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. Sun activity at birth may determine lifespan Norwegian scientists found that people born during periods of solar calm may live longer than those who enter the world when the sun is feisty. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Terrific Tea! » Rooibos makes cocktails healthier Rooibos: an alternative energy drink More than 10 reasons why rooibos is good for you Today marks the first annual National Rooibos Day, which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and many uses of rooibos tea. Healthy? Are you sure? » 5 diseases we can get from animals Could your salon visit make you sick? 7 terrifying diseases you could have without knowing it Not all serious illnesses come with tell-tale symptoms. There are diseases that can turn your body into a ticking time-bomb while you're unaware of any danger.