New research from the Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine has found no relationship between sunbed use and the risk of developing Melanoma.

The team at Leeds repeated the Australian study which is commonly cited in the media as definite proof that sunbeds cause melanoma. In a letter to the International Journal of Cancer, Faye Elliot described the teams findings and the subjects tested in great detail. The age at which participants started tanning, use of sunbeds and number of sessions/ years since first use had no effect on the instances of melanoma

For a copy of the letter go to; www.vvg.no/doc/Nyheter/SunbeduseUKElliot.pdf

The Tanning Shop will always advocate responsible tanning practices. All clients are provided with a free consultation to establish skin type and tanning history before  UV equipment in our stores.