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Light At Night
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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Cain, S.W., McGlashan, E.M., Vidafar, P. et al. Evening home lighting adversely impacts the circadian system and sleep. Sci Rep 10, 19110 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75622-4 Abstract The regular rise and fall of the sun resulted in the development of 24-h rhythms in virtually all organisms. In an evolutionary heartbeat, humans have taken control of their light environment with electric light. Humans...
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Every cell in your body connects with just light. Learn what circadian medicine focuses on and where medical efforts are being put to solving some of humanity’s biggest health crises today. From the stars above to the molecular biology that lies at the centre of all living things, Circadian Medicine will help us understand and...
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Abstract Transl Psychiatry. 2017 Jan; 7(1): e1017. Published online 2017 Jan 31. doi: 10.1038/tp.2016.262 Temporal organization of physiology is critical for human health. In the past, humans experienced predictable periods of daily light and dark driven by the solar day, which allowed for entrainment of intrinsic circadian rhythms to the environmental light–dark cycles. Since the adoption...
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Medical Disclaimer: The information provided is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult with your medical practitioner. Matt Maruca: Matt Maruca is a student, entrepreneur, and teacher of optimal human health, and the Founder of Ra Optics, his first company to share information and create products that teach people to...
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NTP announces the peer review of the Draft Report on Carcinogens Monograph on Night Shift Work and Light at Night on Oct. 5, 2018 (Fed. Reg. 83(160): pages 41093-41095, Aug. 17, 2018). Meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. EDT and continues until adjournment. The draft monograph will be available Aug. 24, 2018 on the Upcoming Peer...
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