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Moon Could Be Cause Of Lack Of Sleep
2013-07-25 17:37:32

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tossing and turning throughout the night with no one to blame? Well, scientists writing in the journal Current Biology said maybe you should look up in the sky to see the culprit. Researchers have found some of the first scientific evidence to suggest that the moon could be to blame for lack of sleep. The findings add to evidence that humans respond to the geophysical rhythms of the moon, driven by a circalunar clock. "The lunar...

2013-07-16 23:04:35

Lightweight filters that block blue light are now available from Photonic Developments LLC for TV screens as large as 58”. They are custom cut for a perfect fit. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 LowBlueLights.com, the worldwide leader blue light blocking products, is excited to announce the most ambitious addition to its line of sleep-enhancing products since the company’s inception in 2005. We proudly introduce the Blue Shield, a custom-cut, blue light-blocking filter for...

2013-07-02 11:03:15

Risk not just confined to nurses, as previous research has indicated Shift work has been suggested as a risk factor for breast cancer, but there has been some doubt about the strength of the findings, largely because of issues around the assessment of exposure and the failure to capture the diversity of shift work patterns. Several previous studies have also been confined to nurses rather than the general population. In this study, the researchers assessed whether night shifts were...

2013-06-27 23:18:55

Maximizing melatonin production in humans is possible by blocking blue light for a few hours before bedtime by wearing amber eyeglasses according to Richard L. Hansler PhD of Photonic Developments LLC. This may be of benefit in avoiding or treating liver cancer. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 A new paper from Thailand (1) shows that melatonin improves the outcome when liver cancer is induced in hamsters. A new study (2) from Spain found that melatonin blocked the processes...

2013-06-25 23:27:36

Essential Source®, a market leader in specialty nutraceutical products, combats insomnia and RMS (Restless Mind Syndrome) naturally, utilizing new dissolvable strip technology for rapid absorption. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 50-70 million U.S. adults have sleep or wakefulness disorder, such as insomnia. Persons experiencing sleep insufficiency are also more likely to suffer from chronic diseases such as...

2013-06-12 23:04:25

People sleep better when using light bulbs that don't produce blue light and eyeglasses that absorb blue light sold by Photonic Developments LLC at http://www.lowbluelights.com. Better sleep may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 A new study at the University of Iceland (1) showed that over a five year period, 135 men developed prostate cancer out of 2102 men in the study. Those who reported poor sleep patterns were about twice as likely to...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'