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June 2021
Source: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE NEWS RELEASE 8-JUN-2021 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-06/aaos-scp060821.php DARIEN, IL – A recent study of teens and young adults found that several factors related to sleep timing and sleep duration are associated with an increased risk of cannabis use and binge drinking of alcohol during the following year. Results show that a greater late-night preference predicted...
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Brant Hasler, Jessica Graves, Meredith Wallace, Stephanie Claudatos, Fiona Baker, Duncan Clark, 610 Self-Reported Sleep and Circadian Characteristics Predict Future Substance Use: A Longitudinal Analysis from the NCANDA Study, Sleep, Volume 44, Issue Supplement_2, May 2021, Page A240, https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsab072.608 Abstract Introduction Growing evidence indicates that sleep characteristics predict later substance use and related problems during adolescence and...
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https://www.academia.edu/49209568/World_Health_Organization_International_EMF_Project_International_Advisory_Committee_IAC_25th_anniversary_of_the_International_EMF_Project_and_the_10th_Optical_Radiation_meeting_South_Africa_National_Report_2021 and https://www.academia.edu/49209568/World_Health_Organization_International_EMF_Project_International_Advisory_Committee_IAC_25th_anniversary_of_the_International_EMF_Project_and_the_10th_Optical_Radiation_meeting_South_Africa_National_Report_2021 Electrohypersensitivity (EHS): Similar to findings in IT, FR, and the NLs, a number of individuals have reported a variety of health problems that they relate to EMF exposure at home and in the workplace. Rulings have acknowledged that EMF-related health issues could result in workplace-related accidents or illness. The biggest obstacle to...
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Astronomical Society of Edinburgh Live public discussion with Andy Lawrence, Brian Eno, Catherine Heymans, Mark McCaughrean from ESA, Amy Mehlman from Viasat, and many others. Read Andy Lawrence’s book about this subject: “Losing the Sky”. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Losing-Sky-A… Thousands of satellites are now being launched into Low Earth Orbit in “mega-constellations” to give us high speed internet...
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PDF: https://www.emfsa.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Creasey-WA-Goldberg-RB-2001-A-new-twist-on-an-old-mechanism-for-EMF-bioeffects.pdf
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Kyriakou G, Glentis A. Skin in the game: Video-game-related cutaneous pathologies in adolescents. International Journal of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. 2021 Jun;8(2):68-75. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpam.2019.09.002. Abstract Background Following the inception of video games and the subsequent development of progressive innovations in videogame technology, many reports of videogame-related dermatologic conditions soon emerged in literature. Children and adolescents,...
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Stenvers, D.J., Scheer, F.A.J.L., Schrauwen, P. et al. Circadian clocks and insulin resistance. Nat Rev Endocrinol 15, 75–89 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41574-018-0122-1 Abstract Insulin resistance is a main determinant in the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus and a major cause of morbidity and mortality. The circadian timing system consists of a central brain clock in the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus and various peripheral...
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Ikegami, K., Refetoff, S., Van Cauter, E. et al. Interconnection between circadian clocks and thyroid function. Nat Rev Endocrinol 15, 590–600 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41574-019-0237-z Abstract Circadian rhythmicity is an approximately 24-h cell-autonomous period driven by transcription–translation feedback loops of specific genes, which are referred to as ‘circadian clock genes’. In mammals, the central circadian pacemaker, which is located in the hypothalamic...
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Schligler Jules, Cortese Daphne, Beldade Ricardo, Swearer Stephen E. and Mills Suzanne C. 2021 Long-term exposure to artificial light at night in the wild decreases survival and growth of a coral reef fish. Proc. R. Soc. B.2882021045420210454 http://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0454 Abstract Artificial light at night (ALAN) is an increasing anthropogenic pollutant, closely associated with human population density,...
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Wilson, A.A., Ditmer, M.A., Barber, J.R., Carter, N.H., Miller, E.T., Tyrrell, L.P. and Francis, C.D. (2021), Artificial night light and anthropogenic noise interact to influence bird abundance over a continental scale. Glob Change Biol. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15663 Abstract The extent of artificial night light and anthropogenic noise (i.e., “light” and “noise”) impacts is global and has the capacity...
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