Selene Daly

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The Sunbed Association, a  body representing sunbed salons in the UK and Ireland,  took issue with the connection made between sunbeds and cancer, and challenged Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to produce  evidence of it.  File photograph: Getty Images

You almost have to admire the ballsiness of the Sunbed Association. They came out swinging this week after a Budget Day announcement of a VAT increase(...)

Regular sunbed use by under-35s increases the risk of skin cancer by 75 per cent. Photograph: iStock

More Dublin teenagers are using sunbeds despite the statutory ban on their use among under-18s introduced in 2014, according to new research. A surve(...)

The inflammatory nature of the condition means that psoriasis is also linked to an increased risk of developing heart disease and diabetes.

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects about 2 per cent of the world’s population. Psoriasis occurs equally in men and women, may appear at any(...)

One of the encouraging results was that 78 per cent said the sun makes skin wrinkly, with vanity rather than fear of cancer more likely to encourage safe sun behaviour.

Nine out of 10 teenagers have been sunburned – and the majority think that tanned skin is more attractive and looks healthier, a new study shows. (...)