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Latest Circadian rhythm Stories

later school start times
2014-08-25 06:59:05

A group of US pediatricians is encouraging middle schools and high schools to delay their start times by as much as an hour to avoid the physical and mental issues that can arise as a result of sleep deprivation.

circadian rhythm
2014-08-21 03:00:40

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a new way that internal body clocks are regulated by a type of molecule known as long non-coding RNA.

astronaut sleep deprivation
2014-08-09 04:53:30

Astronauts tend to suffer from a significant amount of sleep deficiency in the weeks leading up to liftoff and throughout the duration of their missions, according to a new report published in Friday’s edition of The Lancet Neurology.

2014-07-17 12:23:58

Clone collection supports design of more robust plants for future food security LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have created the first comprehensive

Sedentary Behaviors Keep Night Owls From Regular Exercise Routines
2014-06-04 08:14:54

A new study published in the journal Sleep suggests that night owls are more sedentary and may have a harder time maintaining a regular exercise routine.

2014-05-21 12:26:32

Patients receiving chemical treatment for cancer often suffer fatigue and body weight loss, two of the most worrying effects of this therapy linked to the alteration of their circadian rhythms.

2014-05-15 11:30:02

A team of Texas A&M University System scientists have investigated how "body clock dysregulation" might affect obesity-related metabolic disorders.

2014-04-16 10:13:27

All organisms, from mammals to fungi, have daily cycles controlled by a tightly regulated internal clock, called the circadian clock.

jetlag
2014-04-11 10:03:42

Whether it’s during a hum-drum work trip or the vacation of a lifetime, jet lag can disrupt daytime activities and make sleeping at night extremely difficult.

A Good Dose Of Morning Sunlight Keeps Off The Pounds: Study
2014-04-03 09:43:40

By most accounts, a healthy lifestyle should include a balanced diet, regular exercise, and – according to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE – a long dose of bright light in the morning.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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