Strategies for effective work spaces

Those most sensitive must take every opportunity to recognize and avoid stressors that cause or contribute to symptoms.  That includes evaluating not just the...

Migraine World Summit 2018: Free to Stream

The 2018 Migraine World Summit is scheduled to take place April 18-26.  The numerous presenters appear to be mostly academics covering the latest in...

Polarized Glasses and Electronic Displays: A Brief Tutorial

For those sensitive to light few accessories are more valuable than polarized sunglasses. Polarized lenses work by filtering out photons (light) oscillating horizontally. While...

Asus Zenfone 4 Max: Great Value But Many Trade-offs

ASUS is a well-known company in the laptop and computer parts industry, but is still not a household name when it comes to cellphones. The...

Study finds dim lighting impairs hippocampal brain functions in mice

Neuroscience researchers at Michigan State University recently published a study examining how light affects functions of the hippocampus in the brain.  To do this...
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High speed cameras illustrate old and new televisions work

Ever wonder how those old, heavy, flickery CRT televisions and computer displays work?  And, how things have changed?  Watch as the SlowMoGuys illustrate how...

Nexus 9 – an affordable iPad alternative most suitable for advanced users

When the Nexus 9 was first released in November 2014 it sold for a rather expensive $400 USD for the base 16GB model, and...

Best of 2017: BenQ GW2470 desktop computer display

There are some displays that just 'tick' all the boxes.  The BenQ GW2470 is flicker-free, has great built-in blue light reduction settings, is capable...

Asus UX430 laptop: an otherwise great laptop ruined by harsh flicker (UPDATED)

UPDATE:  A user kindly pointed out that his UX430UQ model with the 7th generation Intel CPU appears to exhibit flicker.  It's unclear whether the...

Activate dark theme on YouTube for viewing comfort

Google recently added functionality allowing users to darken the appearance of YouTube when viewed through a web browser.  While it's unlikely to make a...

Extreme pressure change in commercial aircraft responsible for headaches, migraine

Do you suffer headaches or migraines while flying on commercial aircraft?  The cause may surprise you. Ever since the 1950s commercial aircraft have featured pressurized...

Trivia: why are aircraft windows round and not square?

Pressurized cabins were first introduced on commercial aircraft with the British de Havilland Comet in 1949. The pressurized cabin allowed passengers and crew for the first...

Computer displays: finding a display compatible with you

Computer use is necessary in most professions.  Consequently, managing your symptoms in front of a computer display is often required before you can return to...

Screen dimming utilities for Windows

Many people struggle with the effects of exposure to computer displays.  It can be especially troublesome when computer work is an integral part of...

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