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Carter B, Justin HS, Gulick D and Gamsby JJ (2021) The Molecule Clock and Neurodegenerative Disease: A Stressful Time. Front. Mol. Biosci. 8:644747. doi: 10.3389/fmolb.2021.644747 Circadian rhythm dysfunction occurs in both common and rare neurodegenerative diseases. This dysfunction manifests as sleep cycle mistiming, alterations in body temperature rhythms, and an increase in symptomatology during the early evening...
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Crowther, M.E; Ferguson, S.A; Vincent, G.E; Reynolds, A.C. Non-Pharmacological Interventions to Improve Chronic Disease Risk Factors and Sleep in Shift Workers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Clocks & Sleep 2021, 3, 132-178. https://doi.org/10.3390/clockssleep3010009 (This article belongs to the Special Issue Effects of Pre-Sleep Artificial Light on Cognition and Sleep) Abstract Shift work is associated with adverse chronic health outcomes....
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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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University of Colorado Denver researcher finds nighttime brightness linked to 13% increase in preterm birth likelihood 28-Jan-2021 2:15 PM EST, by University of Colorado Denver Newswise — In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers discovered that light pollution leads to more than just wasted energy and washed-out starlight–it can increase the likelihood of a preterm birth by almost 13%. Laura Argys,...
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Source: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/light-pollution-row-huge-units-19438851 Residents in nearby lane objected to illuminated signs plan By David Irwin, Local Democracy Reporter 11 DEC 2020 Fears that illuminated signs would cause fresh upset for Solihull residents living in a leafy lane has seen strict conditions imposed on plans tabled for the huge units opposite. IAC Group, which is based at...
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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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CORRECTED PROOF Sleep, zsaa194, https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsaa194 Published: 21 September 2020 Abstract Study Objectives Blue-depleted lighting reduces the disruptive effects of evening artificial light on the circadian system in laboratory experiments, but this has not yet been shown in naturalistic settings. The aim of the current study was to test the effects of residing in an evening blue-depleted light...
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Silva ESME, Ono BHVS, Souza JC. Sleep and immunity in times of COVID-19. Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2020 Sep 21;66Suppl 2(Suppl 2):143-147. doi: 10.1590/1806-9282.66.S2.143. PMID: 32965373. SUMMARY BACKGROUND Analyze how the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and its social restriction measures affect sleep quality and the immunological system. METHODS An integrative bibliographical review was carried out...
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Merikanto I, Partonen T. Increase in eveningness and insufficient sleep among adults in population-based cross-sections from 2007 to 2017. Sleep Med. 2020 Aug 19;75:368-379. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2020.07.046. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32950882. Abstract Objectives: Short or long sleep duration, insufficient sleep, and Evening chronotype associate with many health issues and increased risk for mortality. Understanding population-level...
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