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Anglia Ruskin University. “Screen time linked to risk of myopia in young people: High levels of exposure can increase risk of short-sightedness by up to 80%.” ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 7 October 2021. High levels of exposure can increase risk of short-sightedness by up to 80% Date: October 7, 2021 Source: Anglia Ruskin University Summary: A new...
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Limone, P.; Toto, G.A. Psychological and Emotional Effects of Digital Technology on Children in COVID-19 Pandemic. Brain Sci. 2021, 11, 1126. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci11091126 Abstract COVID-19 has caused obstacles in continuing normal life almost everywhere in the world by causing the implementation of social distancing and eventually imposing the lockdown. This has become the reason for the increase in technology...
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Chawla N, Tom A, Sen M, Sagar R. Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine. 2021 Jun;43(4):294-299. PMCID: PMC8327877. Abstract Background and aims: The outbreak of COVID-19 led to a significant psychological impact on individuals, particularly those belonging to vulnerable groups. This study aimed to synthesize...
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Acharya SR, Shin YC, Moon DH and Pahari S (2021) Electromagnetic Field Exposure in Kindergarten Children: Responsive Health Risk Concern. Front. Pediatr. 9:694407. doi: 10.3389/fped.2021.694407 Long-term exposure to physical agents can be detrimental to children due to their vulnerability. This study aimed to assess and compare the electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure level around the kindergartens from the...
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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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Photo by Dave Hoefler on Unsplash Topics Electrohypersensitivity Geneva Occupational Health Millimeter Waves Telehealth 3.5 GHz: Are health risks “unlikely” ? The Well Being of Children Robotics that could eventually fuse organic tissue with machines Robotics and Cyber Security Ionizing Radiation Latest on the Havana Syndrome Our April 2021 Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/millimeter-waves “For the Safer Use of Technology”
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Source: Nature WORLD VIEW, 06 APRIL 2021 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00868-5 Kate Crawford During the pandemic, technology companies have been pitching their emotion-recognition software for monitoring workers and even children remotely. Take, for example, a system named 4 Little Trees. Developed in Hong Kong, the program claims to assess children’s emotions while they do classwork. It maps facial features...
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IGNIR offers science-based advice and guidance on the health and environmental effects of man-made non-ionising radiation.  Its aim is to protect people and the environment from detrimental exposure to man-made EMF pollution, and comprises three functions:To provide advice about appropriate safety levels for man-made electromagnetic exposureTo assess published guidelines on man-made electromagnetic exposure and make...
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Niiranen J, Kiviruusu O, Vornanen R, et al. High-dose electronic media use in five-year-olds and its association with their psychosocial symptoms: a cohort studyBMJ Open 2021; 11:e040848. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040848 Abstract Objectives This study investigated the frequency of electronic media (e-media) usage by preschool children and the risks of high-dose e-media use on young children’s psychosocial well-being. Design Longitudinal associations between e-media use at 18 months...
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MARCH 17, 2021 by British Medical Journal Preschoolers’ extensive use of electronic media, including game consoles, mobile phones, and tablets, is linked to a heightened risk of emotional and behavioral problems by the age of 5, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open. This behavior is associated with hyperactivity, short attention span, poor concentration and...
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