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Ahmad, Shamim I.

Ultraviolet Light in Human Health, Diseases and Environment

Ahmad, Shamim I. - Ultraviolet Light in Human Health, Diseases and Environment, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction, Historical Aspects and Sources of UV Light

1. History of UV Lamps, Types, and Their Applications
Shamim I. Ahmad, Luisa Christensen, Elma Baron

Part II. UV Photoproducts, Damage to DNA and Mutagenesis

2. Ultraviolet Light Induced Generation of Reactive Oxygen Species
T. L. Jager, A. E. Cockrell, S. S. Plessis

Part III. UV Light and Human Diseases

3. UV-Induced Molecular Signaling Differences in Melanoma and Non-melanoma Skin Cancer
Feng Liu-Smith, Jinjing Jia, Yan Zheng

4.
Xeroderma Pigmentosa Group A (XPA), Nucleotide Excision Repair and Regulation by ATR in Response to Ultraviolet Irradiation
Phillip R. Musich, Zhengke Li, Yue Zou

5. Impact of Ultraviolet Light on Vitiligo
Rasnik K. Singh

6. Polymorphous Light Eruption
Marcella Guarrera

7. Ultraviolet Radiations: Skin Defense-Damage Mechanism
Dheeraj Mohania, Shikha Chandel, Parveen Kumar, Vivek Verma, Kumar Digvijay, Deepika Tripathi, Khushboo Choudhury, Sandeep Kumar Mitten, Dilip Shah

8. Ultraviolet Photobiology in Dermatology
Luisa Christensen, Amanda Suggs, Elma Baron

9. Ultraviolet A-1 in Dermatological Diseases
Torello M. Lotti, Serena Gianfaldoni

10. Photodermatoses in the Pigmented Skin
Vinod Kumar Sharma, Kanika Sahni

11. Psycho-Neuro-Endocrine-Immunology: A Psychobiological Concept
Katlein França, Torello M. Lotti

Part IV. UV Light Benefits to Man

12. Ultraviolet B Radiation: The Vitamin D Connection
Michael F. Holick

13. Role of Vitamin D in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Mattia Bellan, Pier Paolo Sainaghi, Mario Pirisi

14. Asthma and Allergy “Epidemic” and the Role of Vitamin D Deficiency
Konstantinos Douros, Barbara Boutopoulou, Sotirios Fouzas, Ioanna Loukou

15. Vitamin D Metabolism and the Implications for Atherosclerosis
Amanda L. Bennett, Carl J. Lavie

16. Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Claire Michael Issa

17. Impact of UV Radiation on Genome Stability and Human Health
Sujit Roy

18. Vitamin D, Cardiovascular Disease and Risk Factors
Tea Skaaby, Betina H. Thuesen, Allan Linneberg

Part V. UV Light in Sterilization

19. Biofilms: Microbial Strategies for Surviving UV Exposure
Carla C. C. R. Carvalho

20. UV Induced Mutagenicity in Water: Causes, Detection, Identification and Prevention
Roberta C. H. M. Hofman-Caris

21. Role of Ultraviolet Disinfection in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections
Sarah Simmons, Charles Dale, James Holt, Katie Velasquez, Mark Stibich

22. UV Disinfection of Wastewater and Combined Sewer Overflows
John Gibson, Jennifer Drake, Bryan Karney

Part VI. UV Light in Phototherapy

23. Phototherapy in Atopic Dermatitis
José María Ortiz-Salvador, Amparo Pérez-Ferriols

24. Phototherapy of Psoriasis, a Chronic Inflammatory Skin Disease
Emőke Rácz, Errol P. Prens

25. Ultraviolet Irradiation of Blood: “The Cure That Time Forgot”?
Michael R. Hamblin

26. From UV Protection to Protection in the Whole Spectral Range of the Solar Radiation: New Aspects of Sunscreen Development
Leonhard Zastrow, Martina C. Meinke, Stephanie Albrecht, Alexa Patzelt, Juergen Lademann

27. Safety and Efficacy of Phototherapy in the Management of Eczema
Annalisa Patrizi, Beatrice Raone, Giulia Maria Ravaioli

Part VII. Tanning Saloon

28. UV Driven Tanning Salons: Danger on Main Street
Jean-François Doré, Marie-Christine Chignol

Part VIII. UV Dosimeters

29. Dose Quantification in UV Phototherapy
David Robert Grimes

Keywords: Biomedicine, Cancer Research, Microbiology, Pathology

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Page amount
24 pages
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319560175
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-56016-8

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