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Kids can not sleep with the light

August 22 2006

Due to violations of the so-called "clock genes" that are responsible for changing periods of sleep and wakefulness of the body, children should not be allowed to sleep with the lights on. This conclusion was made in Japan through a joint study of Japanese and American scientists.

During the experiments, which specialists carried out on mice, found that the experimental with the lights on constantly mentioned genes began to unravel, and wake time and sleep in the animals was different. Experts say that the mechanism of "clock genes" in mice and humans is almost identical.

The need to strictly regulate the lighting in the incubator, which is placed before the statutory age born infants, was confirmed. Reports

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