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Smartphone Addiction May Up Obesity Risk in Adolescents

  Is your child spending more than five hours on digital devices such as tablets and smartphones? A new study warns that he or she may be 43 per cent more likely to be at risk of obesity. The study found that adolescents who spent more than five hours a day on screen devices were twice as likely to have a sugary drink every day and not get enough sleep or indulge in any kind of physical activity. Such children were nearly 43 per cent more likely to have obesity…

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Smartphone Use Near Bedtime May Lead to Poor Sleep

If you want to improve your sleep, better cut down on smartphone use near bedtime, suggests a new study that found longer average screen-time is associated with poor sleep quality and less sleep overall. Poor sleep is associated with health conditions such as obesity, diabetes and depression. “Exposure to smartphone screens, particularly around bedtime, may negatively impact sleep,” the study said. For the study, Matthew Christensen from the University of California – San Francisco, US, and colleagues sought to test the hypothesis that increased screen-time may be associated with poor…

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Increased Smartphone Use May Affect Sleep, Health of Kids

Does your child indulge in playing games or watching videos on a smartphone or tablet even during bedtime? Beware, he/she may be over double the risk of having inadequate sleep, which may lead to various health issues, a study has found. Sleep is an often undervalued but important part of children’s development, with a regular lack of sleep causing adverse physical and mental health consequences, including poor diet, sedative behaviour, obesity, reduced immunity, stunted growth and mental health issues, said the researchers from Cardiff University in Britain. Currently 72 per…

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Revealed: Smartphone use at night does not affect your sleep

Revealed: Smartphone use at night does not affect your sleep (Donald Iain Smith/Getty Images) For those who love late night reading in tablets and smartphones, there’s good news as a recent study has stated that daytime light exposure can help fight sleep disturbances which may be caused due to late night use of electronic gadgets. The study has revealed that ample exposure to daytime bright light can help young people who used self-luminous gadgets for up to two hours in evening in getting a sound sleep. “Our most important finding…

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Yu Yunicorn Flagship smartphone India launch Set for may additionally 19

Micromax subsidiary Yu Televentures has sent out media invitations for an occasion on can also 19 where the corporation will unveil its subsequent flagship telephone – the Yunicorn. Yu showed the call of the following flagship phone ahead of its authentic unveiling. The invite said, “join us inside the unveiling of the telephone as a way to redefine flagships.” The business enterprise has already showed that the next flagship will run Android with a deep integration of around Yu, a carrier aggregator platform that became added remaining 12 months along…

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US FCC, FTC question cellular Makers and carriers approximately smartphone security

The Federal Communications commission and Federal exchange commission have asked mobile cellphone companies and producers to provide an explanation for how they release safety updates amid mounting concerns over security vulnerabilities, the united states agencies said on Monday. The businesses have written to Apple Inc, AT&T Inc and Alphabet Inc, amongst others, in order “to better recognize, and ultimately to improve, the safety of mobile devices,” the FCC stated. The FCC despatched letters to six mobile phone providers on protection troubles, whilst the FTC ordered eight cell tool producers along…

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