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Circadian Disruption
Xiao Q, Jones RR, James P, Stolzenberg-Solomon RZ. Light at Night and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Cancer Res. 2021 Jan 29:canres.2256.2020. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-20-2256. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33514513. Abstract Circadian disruption may play a role in carcinogenesis. Recent research suggests that light at night (LAN), a circadian...
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Trockel MT, Menon NK, Rowe SG, et al. Assessment of Physician Sleep and Wellness, Burnout, and Clinically Significant Medical Errors. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(12):e2028111. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28111 Key Points Question  Is sleep-related impairment associated with burnout, professional fulfillment, and self-reported clinically significant medical error in physicians? Findings  In this cross-sectional study of 11 395 physicians, sleep-related impairment had statistically significant correlations with...
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Source: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/light-pollution-row-huge-units-19438851 Residents in nearby lane objected to illuminated signs plan By David Irwin, Local Democracy Reporter 11 DEC 2020 Fears that illuminated signs would cause fresh upset for Solihull residents living in a leafy lane has seen strict conditions imposed on plans tabled for the huge units opposite. IAC Group, which is based at...
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Bartman CM, Eckle T. Circadian-Hypoxia Link and its Potential for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease. Curr Pharm Des. 2019;25(10):1075-1090. doi:10.2174/1381612825666190516081612 Abstract Throughout evolutionary time, all organisms and species on Earth evolved with an adaptation to consistent oscillations of sunlight and darkness, now recognized as ‘circadian rhythm.’ Single-cellular to multi-system organisms use circadian biology to synchronize to the...
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Maidstone R, Turner J, Vetter C, et alNight shift work is associated with an increased risk of asthmaThorax Published Online First: 16 November 2020. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215218 Respiratory epidemiologyOriginal research Abstract Introduction  Shift work causes misalignment between internal circadian time and the external light/dark cycle and is associated with metabolic disorders and cancer. Approximately 20% of the working population in industrialised countries work permanent or...
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Pelham, J.F., Dunlap, J.C. & Hurley, J.M. Intrinsic disorder is an essential characteristic of components in the conserved circadian circuit. Cell Commun Signal 18, 181 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12964-020-00658-y Video Abstract: Introduction The circadian circuit, a roughly 24 h molecular feedback loop, or clock, is conserved from bacteria to animals and allows for enhanced organismal survival by facilitating the anticipation of...
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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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Silva ESME, Ono BHVS, Souza JC. Sleep and immunity in times of COVID-19. Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2020 Sep 21;66Suppl 2(Suppl 2):143-147. doi: 10.1590/1806-9282.66.S2.143. PMID: 32965373. SUMMARY BACKGROUND Analyze how the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and its social restriction measures affect sleep quality and the immunological system. METHODS An integrative bibliographical review was carried out...
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Garde AH, Begtrup L, Bjorvatn B, et al. How to schedule night shift work in order to reduce health and safety risks [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 8]. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2020;3920. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3920 Abstract Objectives This discussion paper aims to provide scientifically based recommendations on night shift schedules, including consecutive shifts, shift...
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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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