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Sunscreen, cosmetics cause DNA damage

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles – ubiquitous in common household products such as cosmetics, sunscreen and vitamins – cause systemic genetic damage in mice, according to a new study by researchers at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Senior author of the study, Robert Schiestl, said the nanoparticles induced single- and double-strand DNA breaks and also caused […]

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