Latest Circadian rhythms Stories

2013-01-17 10:35:47

New research in Nature concludes the eye — which depends on light to see — also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy. Scientists say the unexpected finding offers a new basic understanding of fetal eye development and ocular diseases caused by vascular disorders — in particular one called retinopathy of prematurity that can blind premature infants. The research, led by scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of...

2013-01-12 05:03:26

Sleep aids natural solution for adults is now available online courtesy of Melatrol.com. This new formula is clinically designed to provide a healthy sleep cycle and eliminate the drowsiness and anxiety that insomnia can bring to men and women. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Insomnia and sleep disorders affect millions of men and women each year. A new product released by the Meltraol company is helping to bring relief to those suffering from the inability to sleep...

2013-01-11 05:02:02

SAD Light boxes are a safe and effective treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder. A new program located in Seattle hopes to give more people an opportunity to try light box therapy at a low cost. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 January´s weather and gloomy days can make people feel down. For many it is feeling a loss of energy and enthusiasm for life, a greater appetite and a lower sex drive. These are the common symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and its milder form,...

2013-01-09 05:02:02

New website sells the SleepAidPill, a proprietary, all-natural blend of ingredients that promises to bring relief to those suffering with insomnia. Salt Lake City (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 The Sleep Aid Pill is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, SleepAidPill.com. The site will sell a product created for those with insomnia that contains a unique and powerful sleep formula. The all-natural sleep formula utilizes eight well-known ingredients that have been commonly used...

Astronauts Will Have Special Sleep Needs On Prolonged Space Missions
2013-01-08 05:11:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an attempt to simulate a 520-day space mission to Mars, researchers in a groundbreaking new study lead by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Baylor College of Medicine, have analyzed data on the impact of prolonged operational confinement on sleep, performance, and mood in astronauts. This new study, published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrates...

2013-01-05 05:00:25

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is four times more likely to strike women than men according to a recent study, Bright Light Therapy provides a low cost long term solution. Reno, NV (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 As we start the new year many people have trouble celebrating due to Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) a severe type of winter blues. December was Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Month, as a result this time of year, stories about SAD are all over the news, but a recent article...

2012-12-21 05:00:54

Too much melatonin, left over from the night before, causes depression in the morning. Wearing glasses that block blue light in the evening, allows melatonin to start its nightly flow earlier, so it finishes before morning. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The standard treatment for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or the winter blues is to expose the eyes to bright light for about a half an hour first thing in the morning. This has been demonstrated to advance the start of...

2012-12-20 15:17:25

A new study by Douglas Mental Health University Institute researchers shows altered body rhythms of the hormone melatonin in Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) women with insomnia. This finding may help explain some of the sleep disruptions experienced by women with PMDD, also known as premenstrual syndrome. PMDD is a mood disorder which appears in the week preceding menses, and affects about 3-8% of women. PMDD sufferers can experience depression, tension, and irritability of sufficient...

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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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.