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What’s the sun screen of the future?

We could be downing pills rather than smearing ourselves with creams and lotions in a few years. Or we could count on bacteria from a deep fjord to protect us from the harmful rays of the sun.

New study: we're not getting enough vitamin D

Official vitamin D recommendations are way too low, and Scandinavians are not getting anywhere near enough vitamin D.

Sunscreen from fjord bacteria

A microorganism living in a fjord in Norway will provide you with better protection against skin cancer and malignant melanomas.

Bad sunning habits increase skin cancers

Eight times as many Norwegians are now stricken with melanoma skin cancers as in 1953. Sweden is also seeing a spike in melanoma cases.