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Progressive degeneration of photoreceptors—the rods and cones of the eyes—causes blinding diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.
ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective physical activity and sleep/wake measurement solutions for the global research community, has launched a new proximity tagging feature for its suite
When you get up at night and expose you and your baby’s eyes to light, it will cut off your melatonin and make it hard to fall sleep again.
New therapies for obesity and diabetes could be developed based on a study that looks at circadian rhythms and the body's internal clock.
An early stage study shows melatonin – a hormone that regulates the body’s sleep and awake cycles – may have the potential to help slow the growth of certain breast cancer tumors, according
Working on a smartphone late at night can ruin a good night’s sleep and drain productivity the following day, according to new research.
Sleep and systems biology researchers from the University of Surrey found that jet lag or working the late shift could have a significant impact on health.
Higher levels of melatonin, a hormone involved in the sleep-wake cycle, may suggest decreased risk for developing advanced prostate cancer.
The new “Tips On How To Avoid Jet Lag” article on the website Vkool.com provides people with useful tips on preventing and coping with jet lag effectively. Seattle,
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays have come and gone. Most of the country has already been in a deep freeze, and there are still long, harsh months of winter yet to come.
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....
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.