12 Sep '11, 2pm

Health Effects and Light Bulbs: For the first time scientists examined melatonin suppression in a various types

Health Effects and Light Bulbs: For the first time scientists examined melatonin suppression in a various types

RELATED ARTICLES Geobulb: A LED Bulb That Replaces A 60W Bulb June 18, 2008 09:47 AM Philips Unveils World's First 60 Watt LED Bulb May 13, 2010 12:01 PM 13W LED Bulb Can Replace 100W Incandescent April 23, 2008 08:58 AM Energy law pulls plug on Edison's light bulb December 20, 2007 04:11 AM For the first time scientists examined melatonin suppression in a various types of light bulbs, primarily those used for outdoor illumination, such as streetlights, road lighting, mall lighting and the like. Exposure to the light of white LED bulbs, it turns out, suppresses melatonin five times more than exposure to the outdoor lights filled with high pressure sodium bulbs that give off an orange-yellow light. Melatonin is a compound that adjusts our biological clock and is known for its anti-oxidant and anti-cancerous properties. All devices have their effects, both positive and negat...

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