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 The sun can indeed shine out of your backside – skin UV exposure reflects in your poop Did you know that your exposure to UV rays can be reflected in your gut bacteria and have an effect on your health and immune system? 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 3 serious signs that you could be suffering with heat stroke Seriously, why is it so hot?! Understanding your sunscreen IN PARTNERSHIP: Do you use sunscreen daily? Here's what it does for your skin. Why do I need to use sunscreen? IN PARTNERSHIP: Find out when you should use sunscreen and how much is enough. 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. 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. 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. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.