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Kyba, C.C.M.; Pritchard, S.B.; Ekirch, A.R.; Eldridge, A.; Jechow, A.; Preiser, C.; Kunz, D.; Henckel, D.; Hölker, F.; Barentine, J.; Berge, J.; Meier, J.; Gwiazdzinski, L.; Spitschan, M.; Milan, M.; Bach, S.; Schroer, S.; Straw, W. Night Matters—Why the Interdisciplinary Field of “Night Studies” Is Needed. J 2020, 3, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.3390/j3010001 Abstract The night has historically been neglected...
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Holmer, B.J., Lapierre, S.S., Jake-Schoffman, D.E. et al. Effects of sleep deprivation on endothelial function in adult humans: a systematic review. GeroScience 43, 137–158 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11357-020-00312-y Abstract Sleep deprivation is highly prevalent and is associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality. Age-related alterations in sleep and chronobiology may exaggerate CVD susceptibility in older individuals. The mechanisms responsible for...
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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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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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The international electromagnetic field (EMF) project of the World Health Organization (WHO) is a collaborative effort of the WHO teams for Environment, Climate Change and Health (ECCH) and Radiation and Health (ionizing and non-ionizing). The purpose of the effort is twofold. Firstly it seeks to create and house a database of legislation pertaining to EMF...
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