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There are two mechanisms of action how light affect humans discussed here: Amount of energy: shorter (blue) wavelengths are more energetic than lower (red), so it can be assumed that they damage photoreceptors more. Psychological: bluish light is associated with day by our biochemistry. Higher amounts of bluish light makes our brains more awake (e.g. ...


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There are two major issues with eating. Swallowing and digesting food allows air to get into the digestive tract. Air is a barrier to the ultrasound waves so renders tissues distal to the air invisible as the ultrasound will reflect off the tissue air interface Food can cause the gall bladder to contract pushing its contents into the small bowel. A ...


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I am working in the information security industry and personally following medical technology closely. Your first question kind of asks to predict the future, which nobody can. Yet, I will give you my personal opinion on the matter. Is it reasonable to expect the cost of sequencing an individual's genome to drop so much in the near future as to allow for ...


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Breathing difficulties during sleep determined to be caused by the narrowing or closing of their airway Breathing difficulties during sleep indicates suffering of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA). Support is available in the UK from the charity called The Sleep Apnoea Trust Association (SATA) There are two types of breathing interruption characteristic of ...


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There isn't an app that 'cures' myopia There is at least one 'eye training' VR app for things like amblyopia (which I make no claim about the benefits or drawbacks of); and reports from 2015 of a company set up to do something similar: But the company is about a third of the way through an extensive nine-month trial involving 50 to 60 participants at the ...


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I don't have any information about whether the Benq monitor in particular will effectively reduce blue light. But to your question... "Is it helpful?" This article is fairly well referenced, and includes an interview with Dr Wunsch, a German light therapist. In summary, it seems long exposure to blue light from artificial sources is indeed a bad for you ...


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The first question relates to the retail price floor of genome sequencing hardware. As with any commercial product, price depends on demand. I don't envision much demand for home genome sequencing, for three reasons. The hardest part of genomic inquiries is not getting the data, but interpreting it. The demand for interpretation will grow, and I suspect ...


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