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Date: February 8, 2021 Source: Wiley Summary: People living in regions with high levels of outdoor artificial light at night may face a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer. FULL STORY People living in regions with high levels of outdoor artificial light at night may face a higher risk of developing thyroid cancer. The finding...
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Dong Zhang, Rena R. Jones, Peter James, Cari M. Kitahara, and Qian Xiao. Associations between artificial light at night and risk for thyroid cancer: a large U.S. cohort study. Cancer, 2021 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33392 Abstract Background Light at night (LAN) inhibits nighttime secretion of melatonin and may cause circadian disruption, which may be a risk factor for cancer. Recent...
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Seyed Mohammad Javad Mortazavi, 1, 2 Samaneh Abbasi, 1 Seyed Alireza Mortazavi 3 1Medical Physics Department, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; 2Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection Research Center (INIRPRC), Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran; 3School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran Correspondence: Seyed Mohammad Javad MortazaviMedical Physics Department, School of Medicine, Shiraz University...
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Garcia-Saenz A, Sánchez de Miguel A, Espinosa A, et al. Association between outdoor light-at-night exposure and colorectal cancer in Spain (MCC-Spain study) [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 24]. Epidemiology. 2020;10.1097/EDE.0000000000001226. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000001226 Abstract Background: Night shift work, exposure to artificial light-at-night and particularly blue light spectrum, and the consequent circadian disruption may increase the risk of...
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Sustainability 2019, 11(14), 3989; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11143989 Abstract Light pollution is a serious environmental issue with many adverse effects on human health and the ecosystem as a whole. Accordingly, many countries have issued laws and regulations to limit the effects of artificial lighting at night (ALAN). The Republic of Korea and China are among the few countries that have drafted...
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Int J Occup Saf Ergon. 2017 Mar;23(1):143-145. doi: 10.1080/10803548.2016.1226597. Epub 2016 Sep 19. Abstract As a case study we have measured the magnetic field from an induction loop pad designed for hearing aid assistance. The magnitude of the field was high, although well below international guidelines. We recorded values up to 70% of the recommended standard...
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The sky above Middelburg in the Netherlands on a past ‘Night of the Night’ Jesse Meliefste/Nacht van de Nacht Campaigners want government agencies and companies to turn off the lights so citizens can rediscover the beauty of darkness. SOPHIE KNIGHT NOVEMBER 18, 2019 AMSTERDAM—As winter creeps across the Northern Hemisphere and daylight hours dwindle, it can be...
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Abstract Both obesity and breast cancer are already recognized worldwide as the most common syndromes in our modern society. Currently, there is accumulating evidence from epidemiological and experimental studies suggesting that these syndromes are closely associated with circadian disruption. It has been suggested that melatonin (MLT) and the circadian clock genes both play an important...
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Environ Res. 2019 Aug 24;178:108688. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108688. [Epub ahead of print] Carpenter DO1. Author information 1 Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany, A Collaborating Centre of the World Health Organization, 5 University Place, Room A 217, Rensselaer, NY, N 12144, USA. Electronic address: Dcarpenter@albany.edu. Abstract While there has been evidence indicating that excessive...
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