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Blue light, contrary to popular belief, can accelerate ageing.

According to the findings of a recent study, exposing yourself to an excessive amount of blue light from electronic devices such as laptops and TVs can lead to a variety of health issues that accelerate the ageing process.

In an official statement, Dr. Jadwiga Giebultowicz, a researcher and professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University, suggested that exposure to an excessive amount of blue light could have negative effects on our skin, sensory neurons, and a great deal more.

In an official statement, Dr. Jadwiga Giebultowicz, a researcher and professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University, suggested that exposure to an excessive amount of blue light could have negative effects on our skin, sensory neurons, and a great deal more.

He stated that their group was the first to demonstrate that exposure to blue light alters specific molecules that play a crucial role in the functioning of cells.

The fruit flies in the study were subjected to light from screens as part of the research, and the results of the study were published in the journal Frontiers in Aging.

Because of the similarities between human cells and fly cells, this was done.

When they compared the fruit flies that had been kept in the dark for two weeks to those that had been kept in the light for two weeks, they discovered that the fruit flies that had been exposed to light had aged more quickly.

Researchers found that cells didn’t work as well after being exposed to blue light.

The level of glutamate, which helps neurons talk to each other, went down, while the level of succinate went up.

If there isn’t enough glutamate in the brain, it might not work as well.

The group then decided to find out if avoiding blue light could be a way to slow down the aging process.

Giebultowicz said that because they were exposed to such strong blue light, the results would be “less dramatic.”

The study found that avoiding blue light could be helpful and could be used as a way to “slow down the aging process.”

Mahnur Mehfooz
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