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UVA

 (yo͞o′vē′ā′)
n.
Ultraviolet radiation that is found in sunlight, has a wavelength between 320 and 400 nanometers, and can cause damage to the skin after long-term exposure, including premature aging and cancer.

[u(ltra)v(iolet) A (the letter A being used to designate the first of the categories based on wavelength in which ultraviolet radiation is classified).]
Translations

UVA

UV-A ADJ ABBR UVA raysrayos mpl UVA

UVA

[ˌjuːviːˈeɪ] adj (=ultraviolet A) [rays] → UVA inv; [protection] → contre les UVA, anti-UVA
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Only a small number of the 2,000 adults surveyed knew that the SPF rating on the product label refers to protection from UVB rays only - and does not also include protection from harmful UVA rays - typically indicated by a separate "star" rating.
UVA protection is shown by either a star rating (the more stars, the greater the protection) or by the letters UVA in a circle.
The monthly distributions of UVA, UVB, UVery, and UV-VitD for the periods 1979-2000, 1979-1989, and 1990-2000 were obtained from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's tropospheric ultraviolet and visible radiation model (Lee-Taylor & Madronich, 2007).
Representatives from UVA and Novant Health have signed a non-binding letter of intent and started discussions to create a joint operating company for UVA Culpeper Hospital and Novant Health's Virginia operations by June 30, 2015.
UVA has a strong and established commitment to the expansion and evolution of telemedicine, and we will work with SOC to help patients across Virginia and beyond by expanding the reach of telehealth," said Karen Rheuban, MD, Director of the UVA Center for Telehealth.
But when you damage these cells with UVA radiation, treatment with silibinin kills the cells," thus removing the mutated cells that can cause skin cancer and photo-aging, Agarwal said, according to a Colorado statement.
Wang said he is looking forward to progress on UVA blockers; he noted that although both UVA and UVB contribute to skin cancer development, UVA penetrates deeper into the skin, contributes to more DNA damage, and plays a larger role in skin aging.
In late May the ISO 24443 in vitro UVA test was published and is due to be incorporated into the SANS, but is not yet in any SA National Standard.
s Future," the oral history course will involve students interviewing UVA administrators and current and former members of the Virginia school's board of visitors, (http://www2.
But new research from King's College London has found that while it's the case for UVB rays, it isn't for UVA.
UVB and UVA portions of sunlight generate different biologic end-points in vivo.
The following are the Princeton Longevity Center guidelines to limiting UVA exposure: