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AMA: Light At Night Bad For Health

HuffPost Healthy Living June 22nd, 2012 By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 06/21/2012 06:37 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Lighting up the night is essential to a 24/7 society, but it may have intended consequences for human health, doctors say. This week, the American Medical Association adopted a policy recognizing that exposure to excessive light […]

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CBS Miami News video: A Blue Light Warning For The Sleep Deprived

CBS Miami video    June 8th, 2012 Researchers, including Harvard University’s Dr. Steven Lockley, have long known that light suppresses melatonin, a hormone that helps regulate sleep.  But nowadays, we’re flooding with light, long after the sun sets, whether we’re texting, emailing or catching up on TV. Dr. Steven Lockley is the author of “Sleep: A […]

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Abstract: University of Cantabria— Breast Cancer Therapy Based on Melatonin.

Avoid the Risks of Light-induced Suppression of Nocturnal Melatonin. Recent Pat Endocr Metab Immune Drug Discov. 2012 May 1;6(2):108-16. Breast cancer therapy based on melatonin. Sanchez-Barcelo EJ, Mediavilla MD, Alonso-Gonzalez C, Rueda N. Source Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Cantabria, 39011 Santander, Spain. barcelo@unican.es. Abstract The usefulness of melatonin and […]

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More Than Half of all Cancer is Preventable

From Washington University in Saint Louis: More than half of all cancer is preventable Public health researchers outline obstacles standing in the way of prevention March 28, 2012 By Julia Evangelou Strait https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/23615.aspx

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LowBlueLights Provide a Safe, Effective Alternative to Sleeping Pills

Recent studies show a large increase in risk of death for users of sleeping pills. Using LowBlueLights that don’t make blue light or blue-blocking eyeglasses for a few hours before bedtime advances the circadian rhythm so natural melatonin, the sleep hormone, is available at bedtime. Sleep comes quickly and deeply and continues through the night. […]

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Melatonin and Diabetes

Melatonin and Diabetes The significant role sleep has in determining risk of diabetes Published on February 27, 2012 by Michael J. Breus, Ph.D. inSleep Newzzz http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/sleep-newzzz/201202/melatonin-and-diabetes

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