Latest Circadian rhythms Stories
People working the graveyard shift may want to literally see red because according to a new study -- the color of light animals are exposed to at night can affect mood regulation.
According to a recently published study, the circadian clocks of eight people were successfully synched with the timing of sunrise and sunset by doing nothing more than spending one week exposed only to natural light while camping in the Rocky Mountains.
The addition of filters for large screen TV and computers demonstrates that Photonic Developments LLC is a world leader in controlling light for great sleep and better health. University
Tossing and turning throughout the night with no one to blame? Maybe you should look up in the sky to see the culprit.
A new type of science called pharmacometabolomics was used in a study of depression to measure and map chemicals in the blood, determine mechanisms causing the disease and find new treatments tailored to a patient's metabolic profile.
Dr Maiysha Clairborne Reveals Top Mind, Body Spirit Tips to Aid Peaceful Slumber Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 How often do you get enough sleep?
Shift work, which encourages sleep deprivation and patterns of activity outside the circadian rhythm, has been associated with a greater risk of ill health and loss of well-being in some (but not all) studies.
Shift work has been suggested as a risk factor for breast cancer, but there has been some doubt about the strength of the findings, largely because of issues around the assessment of exposure and the failure to capture the diversity of shift work patterns.
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....
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.