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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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Wang J, Li M, Zhu D, Cao Y. Smartphone Overuse and Visual Impairment in Children and Young Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Dec 8;22(12):e21923. doi: 10.2196/21923. PMID: 33289673. Abstract Background: Smartphone overuse has been cited as a potentially modifiable risk factor that can result in visual impairment. However, reported associations between...
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Núñez-Enríquez JC, Correa-Correa V, Flores-Lujano J, et al. Extremely Low-Frequency Magnetic Fields and the Risk of Childhood B-Lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in a City With High Incidence of Leukemia and Elevated Exposure to ELF Magnetic Fields [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 23]. Bioelectromagnetics. 2020;10.1002/bem.22295. doi:10.1002/bem.22295 Abstract It is important to study the relationship between...
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Martínez-Lozano, N.; Tvarijonaviciute, A.; Ríos, R.; Barón, I.; Scheer, F.A.J.L.; Garaulet, M. Late Eating Is Associated with Obesity, Inflammatory Markers and Circadian-Related Disturbances in School-Aged Children. Nutrients 2020, 12, 2881. Nutrients2020, 12(9), 2881; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12092881 Received: 16 August 2020 / Revised: 11 September 2020 / Accepted: 15 September 2020 / Published: 21 September 2020(This article belongs to the Special Issue Meal Timing...
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Dresp-Langley B. Children’s Health in the Digital Age. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020;17(9):3240. Published 2020 May 6. doi:10.3390/ijerph17093240 Abstract Environmental studies, metabolic research, and state of the art research in neurobiology point towards the reduced amount of natural day and sunlight exposure of the developing child, as a consequence of increasingly long hours spent...
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Today we remember: Apply the Precautionary Principle as far as cell phone use is concerned. •A cell phone is not a toy, it is a radiation emitting device. •Use by infants and children under the age of two should rather be avoided. •Children and teenagers under the age of 16 should carry cell phones for...
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