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Image credit BRIAN LANANNA Immune cells known as microglia (turquoise with red dots) surround a plaque of the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid (blue). The red dots indicate that the microglia are prepared to remove the potentially damaging plaque. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered a protein that links the amyloid-removal...
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Source: https://www.anses.fr/fr/content/led-les-recommandations-de-l%E2%80%99anses-pour-limiter-l%E2%80%99exposition-%C3%A0-la-lumi%C3%A8re-bleue While the use of LEDs is becoming more widespread for lighting and LED objects are on the increase, ANSES published the update of its 2010 expertise on the health effects of LEDs in light of the new scientific knowledge available. The Agency confirms the toxicity of blue light on the retina and highlights effects...
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Malikova MA Boston University, Boston Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA, USA Kaliaev AO Avesta Central Hospital, Saratov, Russia Sukhoruchkin AA Stroygrad Medical Center, Kirsanov, Russia Bakhmetev AS Saratov State Medical University named after V. I. Razumovsky, Saratov, Russia DOI: 10.15761/SCRR.1000104 Abstract Objective : This is a study to assess the impact of the...
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By Victoria L. Dunckley M.D. Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are uniquely vulnerable to various brain-related impacts of screen time. These electronic “side effects” include hyperarousal and dysregulation—what I call Electronic Screen Syndrome—as well as technology addiction, to video games, internet, smartphones, social media, and so on. Why? Because a brain with autism has...
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