Australia’s sun safety guidelines updated to take account of diverse skin types

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New Australian guidelines balance the risk of getting too much sun exposure with the benefits of vitamin D uptake

Growing evidence about the health importance of sun exposure and genetic differences in the population have prompted Australia to adopt new sun safety guidelines.

The research informing the update was published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health on Tuesday, and led by Prof Rachel Neale from the QIMR Berghofer medical research institute in Brisbane.

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