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Results 1 - 9 of 9 for Increased cellular sensitivity to UV light
  1. ... to have red or blond hair, freckles, and light-colored skin that tans poorly. ... that stimulate these cells to make eumelanin. If the receptor is not ...
  2. Changes in the Body with Aging (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    Older Adult Health/Reference Desk ... Older Adult Health ... Merck & Co., Inc. ... Changes in the Body With Aging - Explore from the Merck Manuals - Medical Consumer Version.
  3. Phototherapy (VisualDX)  
    Psoriasis/Treatments and Therapies ... Psoriasis ... VisualDX ... Phototherapy uses ultraviolet (UV) light under medical supervision to treat certain skin diseases.
  4. ... infections Certain rashes Exposure to sun or ultraviolet (UV) light, especially after taking a medicine called psoralens, may increase skin color (pigmentation). Increased pigment production is called hyperpigmentation , and can result ...
  5. ... the condition, which is characterized by an extreme sensitivity to UV rays from sunlight.Studies suggest that the ERCC2 gene variants responsible for trichothiodystrophy reduce the amount of functional TFIIH complex in cells. Without enough of this complex, cells cannot effectively ...
  6. ... genes reduce the amount of TFIIH complex within cells, which impairs both DNA repair and gene transcription. An inability to repair DNA damage probably underlies the sun sensitivity in affected individuals. Studies suggest that many of ...
  7. ... It works by decreasing the action of immune cells that may cause nerve damage. ... avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight and UV light (such as tanning booths) and to wear protective ...
  8. Skin Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Skin Cancer/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Skin Cancer ... Melanoma/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Melanoma ... Skin cancer prevention approaches include avoiding risk ...
  9. ... IK, Quillen DA, Iannaccone A, Edwards JG. Diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of dark adaptometry for detection of ...