Friday, March 10, 2006

Reducing the Risk of Cancer by 50 Percent Appears Possible by Blocking Blue Light in the Evening

eMediaWires, March 8, 2006
Blind people have half the incidence of cancer, most likely because they make melatonin 9 or 10 hours a night according to a recent study at Harvard University. The body can only make melatonin when in the dark. For most people this is 6 or 7 hours a night. It’s the blue component of light that causes melatonin suppression. Glasses that block blue light worn a few hours before bedtime allow melatonin to flow for 9 or 10 hours. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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