Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Other-00003377
Title: Health and technology - A survey
Category: Others ( DIT Related Science )
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Technology today has adverse effects on health due to prolonged hours of exposure to blue light and radiation. Working or watching screens for long hours can affect the eyes, brain, nervous system, and spinal cord. Materials and Methods: A online survey was done on a random population of 98 people. Questionnaires were circulated regarding health issues due to the usage of gadgets and opinions on the effect of gadgets. Results: It was shown that 78.6% think that technology is affecting thinking capacity and reasoning skills. 44.7% have issues with vision due to prolonged usage of gadgets. 41.8% have faced headaches and other physiological problems due to long hours in front of screens. Conclusion: Reading, referring books, libraries, interactions among social groups, using gadgets if only necessary, engaging in outdoor games and physical activities, and involving in hobbies can control or limit the usage of gadgets.

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    V. Sri Sreshtaa, R. Gayathri*, V. Vishnu Priya

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    Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: R. Gayathri, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 160 Poonamallee High Road, Chennai – 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    V. Sri Sreshtaa, R. Gayathri*, V. Vishnu Priya

    Title:Health and technology - A survey
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (April)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (968-970)
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    Methodology:Health, Technology, effects
    Research Materials:Gadget

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Health Technology Gadget

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