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Latest Circadian rhythms Stories

2013-06-04 23:26:56

A new salivary melatonin immunoassay promises precise and accurate results in less time by utilizing an exclusive antibody engineered by Salimetrics.

Shift Work May Affect Sleep Patterns In Offshore Workers
2013-05-31 13:47:23

Working long and late shifts on an offshore oil rig can affect your circadian rhythm, creating sleep troubles, says a new study from the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway.

Chemo Patients Benefit From Hair Circadian Clock
2013-05-21 10:00:16

The discovery that mouse hair operates on a circadian clock has given researchers hope that cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy could be scheduled later in the day in order to minimize hair loss in patients.

Depression Can Alter A Person’s Circadian Clock At The Cellular Level
2013-05-14 07:16:55

The circadian clock rhythms that help govern biological, hormonal and behavioral patterns in the human body are altered at the cellular level in people suffering from depression, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

2013-04-27 23:02:22

Nurses with the highest melatonin production have about half the type 2 diabetes of those with the lowest melatonin, according to the Harvard study.

2013-04-25 19:43:33

Melatonin injections delayed symptom onset and reduced mortality in a mouse model of the neurodegenerative condition amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.


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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