Solar UV and Cardiovascular Disease in Women

A study has found that women who had exposure to solar UV light were at reduced risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The study also found that exposure to non-solar UV light increased a woman’s overall risk of dying from cancer.

Yang, L. et al. (2011) Ultraviolet exposure and mortality among women in Sweden. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 20, 4, 683-690.

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