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National Taiwan University study: People Drastically Underestimate Time Spent Using Smartphones

January 22, 2018 Study shows significant undersetimation of nighttime use of PCs, tablets & smartphones pointing to users being unaware of blue light encountered from their use. Unprotected use of screens allowing blue light to reach eyes causes sleep & health issues. https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3346751 See our Smartphone filters here: LowBlueLights Smartphone Filters

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Scientists Studying Circadian Clock Win Nobel Prize

October, 2017 The ability to sleep is strongly controlled by the internal or circadian clock. The 2017 Noble Prize in Medicine was awarded to three scientists for their study of the circadian clock. Every living thing has a way of telling time. We now know that the clock is reset every morning when the eyes […]

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Use of LowBlueLights Eyewear Shows True Promise Controlling Manic Bipolar Episodes, Mood & Improving Sleep

March 2017 Richard L. Hansler PhD Excitement is growing amongst psychiatrists & health practitioners after a landmark Norwegian study demonstrated individuals experiencing bipolar mania while utilizing LowBlueLights’ blue-blocking glasses showed marked improvement.  Manic patients were randomly provided either our specially designed 100% blue-blocking Sleep Glasses (test group) or clear (placebo group) glasses.  Both groups maintained […]

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cbsnews.com: Should Light Bulbs Come With Health Warning Labels?

CBS News–June 10th, 2015 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/should-light-bulbs-come-with-warning-labels/ Lighting Science Group announced Tuesday that it would add warning labels to all its products, alerting consumers to the dangers of artificial light and directing them to a website where they can learn about the latest research. The labels say, “Exposure to certain electric lights may cause biological effects, some […]

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Abstract: Evening Use of Light-Emitting eReaders Negatively Affects Sleep, Circadian Timing, and Next-Morning Alertness

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Dec 22. pii: 201418490. [Epub ahead of print] Evening use of light-emitting eReaders negatively affects sleep, circadian timing, and next-morning alertness. Chang A1, Aeschbach D2, Duffy JF3, Czeisler CA3. Author information 1Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, […]

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