Healthcare

TUNED LED lighting has halved the number of sleep disturbances among older residents in a long-term care home, a study has shown. The experiment, at a 99-bed nursing home in Sacramento, California, showed that, on average, residents experienced 3.6 nighttime sleep disturbances with static lighting compared to 1.8 with tuned lighting. Additionally, the researchers – from...
Outdoor

OUTDOOR artificial lighting is cutting the sleep of teenagers, say scientists. Researchers – who studied over 10,000 young people aged between 13 to 18 – concluded that artificial light near the home was linked with worse sleep patterns as well as mood and anxiety disorder in teenagers. It’s well known that teenagers need a fair amount...