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The European Parliament wants to make the right to disconnect a legal right in the EU  Parliament wants to protect employees’ fundamental right to disconnect from work and not to be reachable outside working hours. Digital tools have increased efficiency and flexibility for employers and employees, but also created a constantly on-call culture, with employees...
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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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Journal of Occupational HealthVolume 62, Issue 1 Majid Bagheri Hosseinabadi, Narges Khanjani, Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimi, Seyed Habib Mousavi, Fereshteh Nazarkhani First published: 25 July 2020 https://doi.org/10.1002/1348-9585.12136 Abstract Objectives This study was designed to investigate the possible effect of exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF‐EMFs) on occupational burnout syndrome and the severity of depression...
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Sohn, S., Rees, P., Wildridge, B. et al. Prevalence of problematic smartphone usage and associated mental health outcomes amongst children and young people: a systematic review, meta-analysis and GRADE of the evidence. BMC Psychiatry 19, 356 (2019) doi:10.1186/s12888-019-2350-x Abstract Background Over the past decade, smartphone use has become widespread amongst today’s children and young people (CYP) which parallels increases in...
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Sustainability 2019, 11(14), 3989; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11143989 Abstract Light pollution is a serious environmental issue with many adverse effects on human health and the ecosystem as a whole. Accordingly, many countries have issued laws and regulations to limit the effects of artificial lighting at night (ALAN). The Republic of Korea and China are among the few countries that have drafted...
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Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Jul;18(7):751-7. doi: 10.1038/mp.2013.70. Epub 2013 May 28. Abstract Humans and other organisms have adapted to a consistent and predictable 24-h solar cycle, but over the past ~130 years the widespread adoption of electric light has transformed our environment. Instead of aligning behavioral and physiological processes to the natural solar cycle, individuals respond to...
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Magda Havas Citation: J Sci Discov(2019); 3(1):jsd18020; DOI:10.24262/jsd.3.1.18020 Trent School of the Environment, Trent University, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7B8, CANADA A growing number of countries are beginning to acknowledge that electrohypersensitivity (EHS) exists and a few countries have classified it as a disability or a functional impairment attributable to the environment....
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                June 16th has been created as International Electrosensitive Day to raise global awareness of  Electrohypersensitivity (EHS) / Electromagnetic Field Intolerance Syndrome (EMFIS). We dedicate this post to all the dads out there and especially those with the above environmental illness. Men often overlook symptoms and warning signs because...
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Body clocks concept (stock image). Credit: © vectorfusionart / Adobe Stock   Date:May 30, 2019 Source: University of California – Irvine Summary: Researchers have suspected that the body’s various circadian clocks can operate independently from the central clock in the hypothalamus of the brain. Now, they have found a way to test that theory. Can your...
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