Latest Circadian rhythms Stories
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.
Maximizing melatonin production in humans is possible by blocking blue light for a few hours before bedtime by wearing amber eyeglasses according to Richard L.
According to researchers, vegetables are still very much alive even after they’ve been harvested, and are even beholden to the circadian rhythms of dark and light schedules.
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....
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.