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Science behind Health risks from ‘Screenophilia’: Scientific Animations

Added: (Fri Jan 12 2018)

Pressbox (Press Release) - Scientific Animations explains the mechanism of how addiction to digital screens hampers the physical and mental health of an individual through insightful visuals.

Scientific Animations, a U.S. based medical animation agency, came forward to elaborate on “how prolonged exposure to screens has adverse effects on the health of adults as well as children”. The initiative offered an insight into the science behind the common health issues that most people suffer from today. The cover article introduced a unique term “Screenophilia”, meaning love for screens, or simply, screen addiction, while briefly explaining the health-related consequences of it.

Read the cover article here: http://www.scientificanimations.com/screenophilia-problem-is-real-now/?utm_source=pressbox&utm_medium=PR&utm_campaign=Screenophilia&utm_content=link

As per Google trends, there has been a steady rise in the searches for terms like ‘phone addiction’ and ‘social media addiction’ in the past 5 years.
The articles and visuals released under the initiative threw light on the science behind how a particular health condition gets triggered or sometimes worsened by screen exposure.

“We’ve been observing how the steady invasion of laptops, smartphones, tabs, etc in people’s lives is impacting them for quite some time. A lot of research studies are being carried out lately to understand the impact of growing addiction to digital devices. We realized that there is a need to consciously cut down on the time we spend in front of screens, and for that, it was important to make our audience aware of their effects on human health- both physical and mental.”, said Girish Khera, M.D., Scientific Animations.

“Since the holiday season is the time when people are most prone to laze around, glued to their cell phones, we thought this is the best time to raise awareness on this issue.”, Girish added.

The health issues discussed under the initiative range from physical illnesses like metabolic syndrome, eye problems, posture abnormalities to mental illnesses encompassing cognitive issues and depression.

About Scientific Animations: Founded in 2004 by veteran Indian-American entrepreneurs Girish Khera and Ashish Khera, Scientific Animations is a full-service medical animation and integrated e-learning solutions company with a unique value proposition. Check out our services here: http://www.scientificanimations.com/?utm_source=pressbox&utm_medium=PR&utm_campaign=Screenophilia&utm_content=link

Submitted by:Ashish Khera
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