Biologic Effects of Light 1993: Proceedings of a Symposium , Basel, Switzerland, June 3-5, 1993

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Ernst G. Jung, Michael F. Holick
W. de Gruyter, 1994 - Science - 647 pages
Proceedings of the Third Arnold Rikli Symposium on the Biologic Effects of Light, held in Riehen, near Basel, Switzerland, June 1993, to bring together biophysics, photochemistry, photomedicine, and photoimmunology, as well as experimental clinical and therapeutic aspects of these fields. Targets of both beneficial and adverse consequences of ultraviolet and visible irradiation include the skin, eyes, and immune system, as well as other physiological activities of the human body. Therefore, this volume reflects the diversity in the biological effects of light. The general topics include vitamin D3, skin and dermatological phototherapy, eyes and light therapy, photodynamic therapy, biophysics, systemic effects, and immunological alterations. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

Seasonal Effects of Sunlight on Bone Mass in Elderly Women
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Vitamin D Sunlight and Bone Disease
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Sun Exposure and 25OHD3Serum Levels of Different Groups of People
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Professor Dr. Ernst G. Jung war Direktor der Hautklinik Mannheim.

Er ist Autor zahlreicher BA1/4cher und Mitherausgeber der Zeitschrift "Aktuelle Dermatologie," Thieme Verlag.

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