Latest Circadian rhythms Stories
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.
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have identified key molecular components linking circadian rhythms and cell division cycles in Neurospora crassa, providing insights that could lead to improved disease treatments and drug delivery.
Exposing your eyes to ordinary light when you get up at night may cut off your melatonin and reset your circadian (internal) clock, making it hard for you and your unborn baby to sleep.
Sometimes a snoring sleeping partner requires a little nudge to stop them from ruining your sleep, but what if a little shove isn’t enough? The latest Sleep Number bed may have you covered.
According to a UK psychologist, the third Monday of the month of January is considered to be the most depressing day of the year. And while the theory is based on a complex mathematical formula, some researchers feel that the actual bluest day of the year falls three weeks earlier, on the first Monday of the New Year.
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....
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.