Studies and Media Articles

There are literally hundreds if not thousands of studies and other articles of covering the subject of how blue light interacts with our biology. Whether it is through the eyes or through the skin, or from the sun or artificial sources, blue light has unique properties that has a direct correlation to our health. Here we provide links to some of the material. We will keep this up to date as we come across new information.  

Studies

Morning and Evening Blue-Enriched Light Exposure Alters Metabolic Function in Normal Weight Adults

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4871543/?fbclid=IwAR0hMoFpYrfG5x77JZLmMzepUqpLxkO87EPG_nUr_e9JcnoKpFtctdMJBu0

 

Melatonin, sleep disturbance and cancer risk. (2009) 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19095474

 

The Effects of Blue Light on Ocular Health

https://www.tsbvi.edu/instructional-resources/62-family-engagement/3654-effects-of-blue-light

 

Light at night, chronodisruption, melatonin suppression, and cancer risk: a review. (2007) 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18540832

 

Use of modified spectacles and light bulbs to block blue light at night may prevent postpartum depression. (2009) 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19329259

 

Circadian disruption, sleep loss, and prostate cancer risk: a systematic review of epidemiologic studies. (2012) 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22564869

 

Treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder insomnia with blue wavelength light-blocking glasses. (2013) 

http://www.oalib.com/paper/2975059#.VtxuSJwrKhc

 

Breast Cancer and Circadian Disruption from Electric Lighting in the Modern World. (2014) 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24604162

 

Blue Blocker Glasses as a Countermeasure for Alerting Effects of Evening Light-Emitting Diode Screen Exposure in Male Teenagers

https://www.innovative-eyewear.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Blue-Blocker-glasses-melatonin-LED-Teenager.pdf

 

Visual impairment and circadiam rhythm disorders

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3202494/

 

Mechanisms of Melatonin in Alleviating Alzheimer’s Disease. (2017)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5652010/#!po=4.89865

 

Blue-blocking glasses as additive treatment for mania: a randomized placebo-controlled trial.  (2016)

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27226262

 

Blue blocker glasses as a countermeasure for alerting effects of evening light-emitting diode screen exposure in male teenagers. (2015) 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25287985

 

Media

How blue light affects us in Aotearoa - Royal Society Te Aparangi

https://vimeo.com/295938228/75c3d388cc

 

Blue Light Aotearoa - Royal Society Te Aparangi

https://www.royalsociety.org.nz/assets/Uploads/Blue-light-Aotearoa-evidence-summary.pdf

 

Light from electronic screens at night linked to sleep loss

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2012-07-08-ct-met-night-light-sleep-20120708-story.html

 

How Artificial Light Is Wrecking Your Sleep, and What to Do about It

https://chriskresser.com/how-artificial-light-is-wrecking-your-sleep-and-what-to-do-about-it/

 

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