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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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Screen exposure exacerbates ADHD symptoms indirectly through increased sleep disturbance. Cavalli, Eddy; Anders, Royce; Chaussoy, Louise; Herbillon, Vania; Franco, Patricia; Putois, Benjamin; Sleep Medicine 2021/03/13 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389945721001714 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1389945721001714 Abstract Objectives The aim of this study was twofold. First, to confirm the deleterious aspect of evening screen exposure in school-aged children, in particular the effect of screens...
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Morelli MS, Gallucci S, Siervo B, Hartwig V. Numerical Analysis of Electromagnetic Field Exposure from 5G Mobile Communications at 28 GHZ in Adults and Children Users for Real-World Exposure Scenarios. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Jan 26;18(3):1073. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18031073. PMID: 33530365. Abstract The recent development of millimeter-wave (mmW) technologies, such as the fifth-generation...
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Wang J, Li Y, Musch DC, et al. Progression of Myopia in School-Aged Children After COVID-19 Home Confinement. JAMA Ophthalmol. Published online January 14, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.6239 Key Points Question  Is home confinement due to coronavirus disease 2019 associated with the burden of myopia? Findings  In this cross-sectional study that included 194 904 photoscreening tests conducted in 123 535 children, a substantial...
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University of Minnesota CIDRAP Centre for Infectious Disease Research and Policy Source: https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2021/01/vision-problems-arise-young-school-kids-covid-19-quarantine Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP News  | Jan 14, 2021 The prevalence of near-sightedness, or myopia, increased 1.4 to 3 times in Chinese children aged 6 to 8 years during COVID-19 quarantine, according to a study today in JAMA Ophthalmology. Led by researchers at Tianjin...
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News of 12/16/2020 (Auto-translated from French) While there is no traditional food use for Melaleuca leaves in France, essential oils present in many food supplements are derived from them: tea tree, niaouli and cajeput. Consumers are altering their use to make adjunct treatments for certain infections. However, these essential oils are not recommended and are even prohibited in certain European countries...
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