May is the month of college graduations, blooming landscapes and melanoma awareness. All three can be found on Old Dominion University's campus.
Scientists are now beginning to confirm what they have long suspected: boosting vitamin D levels may slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) and prevent brain degeneration.
The sun is a major healing force and is responsible for sustaining life on this planet. However, in recent years it is more recognized for its damaging effects than how it can positively affect someone's health. This is due to an improper relationship with the sun, however, with some slight adjustments that healing power can be recaptured.
Some of our readers have requested for more information on the benefits of sun exposure outside of vitamin D production. Fortunately, a review asking this very question was published in the last issue of Dermato Endocrinology by Professors Asta Juzeniene and Johan Moan.