Health warning for tungsten halogen lamps

Dayton, Leigh
June 1991
New Scientist;6/15/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1773, p18
Details a warning from the Australian Health and Medical Research Council, regarding the use of desk lights with tungsten halogen lamps. Increased risk of sunburn, cataracts and skin cancer; Ultraviolet radiation emitted by the lamps; advantage of tungsten halogen lamps; Controversial theory about the dangers of artificial light proposed by John Ashton and Ronald Laura of Newcastle University in New South Wales; More.


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