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2013-12-16 23:02:43

Photonic Developments LLC is now offering a new way to lose weight by maximizing melatonin that stimulates development of brown fat that burns white fat. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Studies in Germany dating back to 1974 (1) describe how production of brown fat is stimulated by melatonin, the hormone of darkness. In 2001, it was shown that it is the blue rays in ordinary white light that suppress the production of melatonin. Exposure to ordinary light in the evening...

2013-11-26 23:22:57

Wearing amber glasses (Photonic Developments LLC) for a few hours before bedtime maximizes melatonin, the thing that’s missing during short sleep. University Heights,OH (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Photonic Developments LLC is announcing an attack on obesity through its website http://www.lowbluelights.com. There is strong evidence that it is the lack of the sleep hormone, melatonin that results in weight gain and obesity in those who sleep less than six hours a night. Rats that are fed a...

Late Nights May Cause Disruptions In Teenage Education, Emotions
2013-11-11 14:19:40

[ Watch the Video: Teens Who Sleep Earlier Perform Better At School ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a study of 2,700 middle and high school adolescents, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley found that those who stay up later are more likely to struggle academically and emotionally. In an analysis of the longitudinal data from the large study group, of which 30 percent reported bedtimes later than 11:30 pm on school days and 1:30 am in the...

2013-10-26 23:02:23

A 7W LED bulb that will not suppress the production of melatonin is now available from Photonic Developments LLC at http://www.lowbluelights.com for $ 34.95. This compares with $69.95 for a competing LED good night bulb that only cuts blue light in half. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 The interest in reducing blue light in the evening is rapidly increasing with two major lighting companies introducing “healthy” light bulbs. Since 2001 it’s been known that it is...

2013-10-15 23:21:18

Dr. Richard Hansler's new book "Pregnant? New Baby? Need Sleep!" describes how avoiding light at night can improve sleep for new mothers and reduce risk of postpartum depression. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Numerous studies show that exposing the eyes to light during the night results in two things, suppressing the production of melatonin, the sleep hormone and in resetting of the circadian or internal clock. New mothers (and fathers) getting up during...

2013-09-25 23:03:26

Using products from Photonic Developments LLC (https://www.lowbluelights.com) helps new mothers and their babies avoid sleep problems caused by ordinary lighting, according to Dr. Hansler. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Very few women are aware that exposing the eyes to ordinary light when awakened during the night, shuts down the production of melatonin by the pineal gland. This lack of melatonin makes it difficult to fall asleep again after a nighttime awakening. This...

Understanding How Our Seasonal Clocks Work Using Siberian Hamsters
2013-09-24 08:10:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humans, and many other animals, have internal clocks and calendars that help them regulate behavior, physiological functions and biological processes. Scientists have extensively studied the mechanisms that inform our daily functions, known as circadian rhythms. However, they know very little about the internal timekeeping mechanisms that inform seasonal functions. A new international study, led by the University of Chicago, reveals...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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