Latest Circadian rhythms Stories
STONEHAM, Mass., Aug.
Besides anecdotal accounts of general human lunacy when the moon looms large in the night sky, there has been murmurs for some time in the scientific community that the Earth's natural satellite also affects our sleep. All studies thus far have been inconclusive.
Research led by the University of Warwick’s Systems Biology Centre and Warwick Medical School in collaboration with groups in Nice and Rotterdam has been able to demonstrate how the cycle of cell division in mammalian cells synchronises with the body’s own daily rhythm, its circadian clock.
TEL-AVIV, Israel, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurim Pharmaceuticals announced today publication of the results from an exploratory Phase 2 randomized placebo-controlled
A new study published in the journal Sleep suggests that night owls are more sedentary and may have a harder time maintaining a regular exercise routine.
WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Exposure to blue-enriched light immediately before and during the evening meal may increase hunger and alter metabolism.
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Faleh Tamimi, a professor in McGill's School of Dentistry, is the leader of a research team that has just discovered that melatonin supplements make bones stronger in elderly rats and therefore, potentially, in elderly humans too.
Patients receiving chemical treatment for cancer often suffer fatigue and body weight loss, two of the most worrying effects of this therapy linked to the alteration of their circadian rhythms.
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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