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Maurice M. Ohayon, MD, DSc, PhD, Cristina Milesi, PhD, Artificial Outdoor Nighttime Lights Associate with Altered Sleep Behavior in the American General Population, Sleep, Volume 39, Issue 6, June 2016, Pages 1311–1320, https://doi.org/10.5665/sleep.5860 Abstract Study Objectives: Our study aims to explore the associations between outdoor nighttime lights (ONL) and sleep patterns in the human population. Methods: Cross-sectional...
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Mendoza, J. Nighttime Light Hurts Mammalian Physiology: What Diurnal Rodent Models Are Telling Us. Clocks & Sleep 2021, 3, 236-250. https://doi.org/10.3390/clockssleep3020014 Abstract Natural sunlight permits organisms to synchronize their physiology to the external world. However, in current times, natural sunlight has been replaced by artificial light in both day and nighttime. While in the daytime, indoor artificial light...
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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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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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