A team of researchers of the University Hospital Basel from Swiss has published a report via medical journal Pediatrics and found that computer laptop users who resting their laptops on bare legs for a few hours a day for several months could damage their skin and can lead to skin cancers. The new term for the side effect of computer heat on skin is also known as 'toasted skin syndrome.' The skin around legs of computer laptop users could show very wild looking mottled skin damage which similar to long-term sun exposure. According to the medical study which was also cited by dailymail.co.uk, temperature underneath laptop computer can hit 125F (52C).
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