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nurses night shifts
2015-01-08 13:20:35

Women who regularly work night shifts are at greater risk of death resulting from lung cancer and cardiovascular disease (CVD), an international team of researchers report in the latest edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

2015-01-07 23:08:09

Light Tracking Solution Enables Self-Monitoring to Improve Personal and Population Health. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 07, 2015 GoodLux Technology,

2015-01-07 12:26:33

Collaboration Aims to Generate New Therapeutic Approaches for Chronic Diseases SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

internal clock
2014-12-24 15:09:57

And if he's correct, treatments could modulate reward-seeking behavior, and may be useful in treating addiction, as well as sleep and anxiety disorders.

e-readers
2014-12-23 12:16:58

Even if you're reading a snooze of a text (cough, Grapes of Wrath, cough).

2014-12-18 08:20:33

HELSINKI, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Field Study on Jet Lag Treatment Followed by Development of New Smartphone

work stress
2014-12-15 03:00:45

A new study shows that paid work time is the primary waking activity exchanged for sleep and suggests that chronic sleep loss potentially could be prevented by strategies that make work start times more flexible.

night shift and weight gain
2014-11-20 07:59:10

New research from the University of Colorado has found that workers who switch to overnight work start to burn less energy, putting them at increased risk for weight gain.

Exploring Link Between Memory Deficit And Misfiring Circadian Clock
2014-11-19 03:34:10

By disrupting Siberian hamsters' circadian rhythms, Stanford scientists have identified a part of the brain that, when misfiring, inhibits memory. The work could lead to therapies for neurodegenerative diseases in humans.

teen sleep
2014-11-12 03:00:21

A newly published study used activity monitors to track how sleep habits changed in younger and older teens as they grew during a two-year period.


Latest Circadian rhythms Reference Libraries

Pineal Gland
2013-04-30 10:31:18

The pineal gland, also called the epiphysis cerebri, is an endocrine organ located in the brain. Its primary function is to regulate the sleep cycle and influence sexual development. It is a reddish-gray glandular structure that forms the roof of the third ventricle in the brain, between the two lateral ventricles, tucked in a groove near the thalamic bodies. Its body is relatively the size of a grain of rice; it’s shaped like a pine cone and has an infindibular stalk projecting from it....

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