Feb 19 2009

Risk of prostate cancer increases with exposure to artificial light

Published by Editor at 10:23 am under University in the Media

Reports have been published in the international media on a new study at the University of Haifa that revealed: Worldwide, countries with the highest levels of artificial light at night also have the highest rates of prostate cancer. The study was carried out by Prof. Abraham Haim, Prof. Boris A. Portnov, and Itai Kloog of the University of Haifa together with Prof. Richard Stevens of the University of Connecticut, USA.

Links:

The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/13/AR2009021303112.html

The Jerusalem Post

http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1232643736236&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Science Daily

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090203135015.htm

U.S. News

http://health.usnews.com/articles/health/healthday/2009/02/04/artificial-light-linked-to-prostate-cancer-risk.html

UPI

http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2009/02/03/Light_linked_to_prostate_cancer/UPI-14881233680656/

Newsmax

http://www.newsmax.com/health/night_light_prostate_/2009/02/06/179062.html

Healthfinder.gov

http://www.healthfinder.gov/news/newsstory.aspx?docID=623796

Science Centric

http://www.sciencecentric.com/news/article.php?q=09020555-artificial-light-at-night-higher-risk-prostate-cancer


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