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Cutting screen time may reverse sleep problems in teens

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

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

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

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

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