Tuesday, 13 Apr, 2010 Health & Fitness
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Turn Off the Light at Night to Lower Cancer Risk

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Switching on light at night is bad for your health and can increase cancer risk, scientists say.

The study conducted by scientists in the UK and Israel showed that artificial light at night disrupts cell division and leads to disturbances in biological clock. The genetic disruption involves those that are responsible for the formation and spread of tumors.

The findings suggest that artificial light can damage important body functions and people should avoid using it at night.

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