Latest Circadian rhythms Stories
The discovery of a new “reset” button for the brain’s master biological clock could eventually lead to new treatments for conditions like seasonal affective disorder, reduce the adverse health effects of working the night shift and possibly even treat jet lag.
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.
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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.
Even if you're reading a snooze of a text (cough, Grapes of Wrath, cough).
HELSINKI, December 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Field Study on Jet Lag Treatment Followed by Development of New Smartphone
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.
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.
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.
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....
- A woman chauffeur.
- A woman who operates an automobile.