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Sleep, zsaa046, https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsaa046 Published: 25 March 2020 Abstract Study Objectives Assess the physiologic and self-reported effects of wind turbine noise (WTN) on sleep. Methods Laboratory sleep study (n = 50 participants: n = 24 living close to wind turbines and n = 26 as a reference group) using polysomnography, electrocardiography, salivary cortisol, and questionnaire endpoints. Three consecutive nights (23:00–07:00): one habituation followed...
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PMID: 32082218 PMCID: PMC7005570 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00045 Abstract The interaction between sleep and work-related behaviors influence many aspects of employee performance, safety, and health as well as organizational-level success. Although it is well established that quantity and quality of sleep can affect different types of task performance and personal health, the interactions between sleep habits and organizational behaviors have received much...
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PMID: 32029066 DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.8340 Abstract Study objective: To evaluate the independent association between sleep disordered breathing (SDB) using overnight polysomnography (PSG) and left ventricular (LV) scar using cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) with late-gadolinium enhancement (LGE) in a community based cohort of the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Methods: Our analytical sample includes 934 participants from the fifth examination of MESA...
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https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2019.105184 Abstract Exposure to light at inappropriate times in relation to the solar cycle can disturb circadian endocrine and metabolic rhythms. Previous studies have suggested an association between light exposure at night (LAN) and obesity, an important risk factor of atherosclerosis, although it remains unclear whether LAN associates with progression of atherosclerosis. To evaluate the...
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Industrial Psychiatry Journal, 01 Jan 2019, 28(1):68-74DOI: 10.4103/ipj.ipj_93_18 PMID: 31879450 PMCID: PMC6929228 Abstract Background: Computer vision syndrome (CVS) encompasses a constellation of ocular and extraocular symptoms in computer users who either habitually or compulsively use computers for long periods of time. Electronic devices such as computers, smart phones, and tablets emit blue light (400-490 nm) from their light-emitting diodes...
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University of Groningen This video paints the life and scientific contributions of Professor Serge Daan (1940-2018). Daan was an inspiring biologist with a broad interest in science. He started as professor at the University of Groningen in 1975. His publications were cited over 17,000 times and include seminal work in chronobiology, sleep research, psychiatry, physiology,...
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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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Credit for post: Professor Tom Butler and The EM Radiation Research Trust PDF https://www.radiationresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Digital-Technology-in-Education-Working-Paper-2019.pdf “Digital Technology is hardly the benign, neutral presence in education that we are often assured it to be” Selwyn (2015, p. 247) Abstract There is a dearth of scientific evidence and evidence-based practice to justify current levels of digital technology use for...
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Curr Top Med Chem. 2019 Nov 17. doi: 10.2174/1568026619666191118110155. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Abstract BACKGROUND: Sleep disorders have emerged as potential cancer risk factors. OBJECTIVE: This review discusses the relationships between sleep, obesity, and breathing disorders with concomitant risks of developing cancer. RESULTS: Sleep disorders result in an abnormal expression of clock genes, decreased immunity,...
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