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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

blue light exposure


Not only your eyes, your smartphone affects your skin too -- but how much? Find out here

April 16, 2021 1:04 pm

If you feel digital detox is the way out, then allow us to tell you that it is not a fool-proof solution. With another lockdown making its way into our lives, our screen time is only likely to increase

Five simple tips to combat fatigue and lethargy

December 19, 2020 9:25 am

Dietitian Lavleen Kaur shared these easy tips to counter tiredness and stay active throughout the day

Blue light is not harmful to human sleep patterns, suggest new study

December 21, 2019 3:12 pm

A human's perception of colour comes from the retinal cone cells, which according to the study shows that the blue colour signals they supply reduce the impact of light on the clock.

Cutting screen time may reverse sleep problems in teens

May 21, 2019 11:02 am

Recent studies have indicated that exposure to too much evening light, particularly the blue light emitted from screens on smartphones, tablets and computers can affect the brain's clock and the production of the sleep hormone melatonin, resulting in disrupted sleep time and quality.

Minimise the effects of blue light rays on your skin with these easy steps

May 04, 2019 1:17 pm

Scarily, blue light (also known as high energy visible light) has the ability to penetrate deeper into the skin as compared to both UVA and UVB light, and trigger damage.

Blue light detox: Things you need to know to reduce digital eye strain

April 13, 2019 10:44 am

Blue light steps up alertness, props up mood and increases feelings of well-being during the day. But once the sun sets, it doesn't occur in nature for a good reason.

Short exposure to blue light helps in faster decision making

June 13, 2016 12:27 pm

Blue light — present in electronic screens — can be used in occupational settings where alertness and quick decision making are important.

Evening blue light exposure tied to increased hunger

June 03, 2014 3:00 pm

Blue-enriched light exposure immediately before and during the evening meal may increase hunger and alter metabolism, says a study.