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National Toxicology Program (NTP). 2021. NTP Cancer Hazard Assessment Report on Night Shift Work and Light at Night. Research Triangle Park, NC: National Toxicology Program. https://doi.org/10.22427/NTP-CHR-NSWLAN Report Date: April 2021 ABSTRACT Introduction Modern electric lighting practices have facilitated a society in which people may work, sleep, and receive goods and services at any time of the day. People...
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Citation: Blask DE, Dauchy RT, Dauchy EM, Mao L, Hill SM, Greene MW, et al. (2014) Light Exposure at Night Disrupts Host/Cancer Circadian Regulatory Dynamics: Impact on the Warburg Effect, Lipid Signaling and Tumor Growth Prevention. PLoS ONE 9(8): e102776. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102776 Abstract The central circadian clock within the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) plays an important role in...
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BACKGROUND INFORMATION Modern electric lighting enables people to work, sleep, eat, and receive services throughout the 24-hour day. As a result, many individuals encounter new patterns and types of electrical light, change the timing of their meals, and experience sleep disturbances and other stresses. Those factors can disrupt circadian rhythms and possibly lead to adverse...
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April 2021 Summary of NTP Cancer Hazard Conclusions Exposure Circumstances That Cause Circadian Disruption:Persistent Night Shift WorkCertain Lighting Conditions https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/results/pubs/cancer_assessment/lanfinal20210400_508.pdf Selected images: NTP Review of Shift Work at Night, Light at Night, and Circadian Disruption Topic Overview Status: NTP cancer hazard assessments Conclusion(s): NTP concluded that (1) persistent night shift work can cause breast cancer in women...
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Szkiela, M.; Kusideł, E.; Makowiec-Dąbrowska, T.; Kaleta, D. How the Intensity of Night Shift Work Affects Breast Cancer Risk. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 4570. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094570 Abstract Background—In 2019, the IARC concluded that “night shift work is probably carcinogenic to humans (Group 2A), based on limited evidence from human epidemiological studies and sufficient evidence of...
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Article Following the publication of the above systematic review and meta‑analysis, an interested reader drew to the Editor’s attention that there were potentially a number of concerns associated with the eight source papers on which the study had been based. Two of the studies were considered to have been based on 50 Hz electromagnetic fields and...
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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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