Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 02 September 2016 The human body requires a certain amount of darkness to remain healthy The human body requires a certain amount of darkness to remain healthy. Too much light can be bad for you – a fact that should be of concern for people who are exposed to bright light for long periods, including certain shift workers. Research involving mice has confirmed that six months of continuously living in bright conditions results in a significant loss of bone mass and endurance along with increased inflammation. The good news is that most of the effects are reversed quite speedily once a regular day-night cycle is re-established. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical This man recognised and treated his own heart attack Medical 5 home remedies for fungal infections News Is this new ‘triple pill’ the answer to high blood pressure? Medical New medication approved for multidrug-resistant HIV Lifestyle How to avoid getting sick on your next flight Medical ‘Doctors thought it was menopause – but I had stage 4 brain cancer’ From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.