Tag

Screens
Abstract Published online 2018 Nov 3. doi: 10.3390/cells7110197 The development in digital screen technology has exponentially increased in the last decades, and many of today’s electronic devices use light-emitting diode (LED) technology producing very strong blue light (BL) waves. Long-term exposure at LED-BL seems to have an implication in the dehydration of the epidermis, in the...
Read More
Screen Time Colorado Published on Jun 5, 2017 Link to the full video: https://youtu.be/Hu3-i3IOS44 Link to the website: https://www.screentimecolorado.com/ A slide from the presentation:
Read More
Excerpts: Karunarathne’s lab found that blue light exposure causes retinal to trigger reactions that generate poisonous chemical molecules in photoreceptor cells. “It’s toxic. If you shine blue light on retinal, the retinal kills photoreceptor cells as the signaling molecule on the membrane dissolves,” Kasun Ratnayake, a PhD student researcher working in Karunarathne’s cellular photo chemistry...
Read More
Via Reti-Care www.reticare.com – Spain’s high court gives the reason of a work-related accident for an employee while working as an administrative at a Social Security office in Spain. The decision was established by the Supreme Court in Spain, after studying the case of a Social Security administrative, who suffered a retinal detachment suddenly, while she...
Read More
When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own. Erika Christakis July/August 2018 Issue  https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/07/the-dangers-of-distracted-parenting/561752/ Excerpts: Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a unicycle—that it almost seems easier...
Read More
By Dr. Screen-Free Mom http://www.screenfreeparenting.com/author/screen-free-mom/ November 21, 2017 Excerpts: The “digital divide” was a term originally coined in the early 2000s to describe the “have” and “have-nots” of computers and mobile technology. There was great concern that low-income children would be left behind because of their lack of technology in the home. In the United...
Read More
07 September 2017 When Screens Harm Our Children by Sophie Davaris, ABO+, Tribune de Genève, 26 August 2017 – translation See also the previous post Health: Exposure to tablets, TV, and smartphones alter the development of toddlers. In Geneva, doctors and teachers are sounding the alarm By age 7, a child will have spent an...
Read More
07 September 2017 On July 2017, the Child and Youth Service of the Department of Public Instruction, Geneva canton, issued a note on the risks of digital technology to health which must be transmitted to all teachers at the start of the school year. The Service reminds us that screens also affect sleep and eyesight,...
Read More
1 2 3