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Photosensitivity, or sun sensitivity, is inflammation of the skin induced by the combination of sunlight and certain medications or substances. This causes redness (erythema) of the skin and may look …

Pharmacists have an important role to play in educating patients on sun protection and the appropriate and effective use of sunscreens, writes pharmacist Sofia Cabrera. Sofia Cabrera BPharm, MACP, AACPA, …

Several sunscreens have been recalled due to the presence of benzene, the TGA warns The TGA has announced that a number of different sunscreen products, which are regulated as medicines …

Summer is here and pharmacy staff are urged to provide advice on sun safety, while a mobile skin-checking station has been launched for its east coast tour Skin Check Champions …

Health stakeholders have urged Australians to treat a study – which suggested that sunscreen chemicals could leach into users’ blood – with a pinch of salt Researchers from the US …

Pharmacy’s role in spreading the sun smart message With rising skin cancer rates and attitudes towards sun safety slipping, community pharmacy can help remind people of the importance of optimum …

Sunscreen’s not toxic, and nanoparticles can’t penetrate the skin, new research confirms A new study led by the University of Queensland and University of South Australia has provided the first …

With the end of PSA18 and controversy continuing around My Health Record, it’s been a busy week in the world of pharmacy The PSA18 conference wrapped up, and PSA national …

Bannister Law has withdrawn its proposed class action relating to the performance of Banana Boat sunscreens Edgewell Personal Care, manufacturer of Banana Boat sunscreens, said in a statement today that …

The TGA has completed its review of sunscreens – and found consumers can have confidence in using them as directed In May 2017, the TGA published the results of its …

Australia is second in the world for most new skin cancer cases, according to the Skin Cancer Index 2018 ‘I love a sunburnt country.’ The quintessential Australian poem has never …

ASMI has expressed concern following reports that Hawaii is poised to ban certain types of sunscreen A bill banning the sales and distribution of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate was …