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BMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1716 (Published 10 August 2021) BMJ 2021;374:n1716 Alexandra Chung and colleagues call for governments to prioritise child obesity as they implement measures to recover from the pandemic https://www.bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n1716 Extract Healthy school food and physical activity environments As part of government efforts to reduce the spread of covid-19, schools and early childhood education and care settings have sometimes been closed...
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Kannan Ramar, Raman K. Malhotra, Kelly A. Carden, Jennifer L. Martin, Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, R. Nisha Aurora, Vishesh K. Kapur, Eric J. Olson, Carol L. Rosen, James A. Rowley, Anita V. Shelgikar, Lynn Marie Trotti. Sleep is essential to health: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2021; DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.9476 Abstract Sleep is...
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Nelson RJ, DeVries AC. Medical hypothesis: Light at night is a factor worth considering in critical care units. Adv Integr Med. 2017;4(3):115-120. doi:10.1016/j.aimed.2017.12.001 Abstract Exposure to light at night is not an innocuous consequence of modernization. There are compelling data linking long-term exposure to occupational and environmental light at night with serious health conditions, including heart...
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Hatori M, Gronfier C, Van Gelder RN, et al. Global rise of potential health hazards caused by blue light-induced circadian disruption in modern aging societies. NPJ Aging and Mechanisms of Disease. 2017 ;3:9. DOI: 10.1038/s41514-017-0010-2. Abstract Mammals receive light information through the eyes, which perform two major functions: image forming vision to see objects and...
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Dresp-Langley B. Children’s Health in the Digital Age. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2020; 17(9):3240. https://doi.org/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 indoors...
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Mosavat M, Mirsanjari M, Arabiat D, Smyth A, Whitehead L. The Role of Sleep Curtailment on Leptin Levels in Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus. Obes Facts. 2021 Mar 23:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000514095. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33756469. Abstract Emerging evidence has identified sleep as a significant, but modifiable, risk factor for metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and obesity....
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Barca-Mayo O and López M (2021) Astrocyte Clocks and Glucose Homeostasis. Front. Endocrinol. 12:662017. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2021.662017 The endogenous timekeeping system evolved to anticipate the time of the day through the 24 hours cycle of the Earth’s rotation. In mammals, the circadian clock governs rhythmic physiological and behavioral processes, including the daily oscillation in glucose metabolism, food intake,...
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Yokoya M, Terada A. Regional Differences in Height, Weight, and Body Composition may Result from Photoperiodic Responses: An Ecological Analysis of Japanese Children and Adolescents. J Circadian Rhythms. 2021 Feb 22;19:3. doi: 10.5334/jcr.198. PMID: 33664773; PMCID: PMC7908924. Abstract This ecological study examined whether geographical differences in the physique of Japanese children and adolescents can be...
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Bato Korac, Andjelika Kalezic, Vanja Pekovic-Vaughan, Aleksandra Korac, Aleksandra Jankovic, Redox changes in obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes, Redox Biology, 2021, 101887, ISSN 2213-2317,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.redox.2021.101887.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213231721000355) Abstract “Life is an instantaneous encounter of circulating matter and flowing energy” (Jean Giaja, Serbian physiologist), is one of the most elegant definitions not only of life but the relationship of...
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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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