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2013-09-25 23:03:26

Using products from Photonic Developments LLC (https://www.lowbluelights.com) helps new mothers and their babies avoid sleep problems caused by ordinary lighting, according to Dr. Hansler. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Very few women are aware that exposing the eyes to ordinary light when awakened during the night, shuts down the production of melatonin by the pineal gland. This lack of melatonin makes it difficult to fall asleep again after a nighttime awakening. This...

Understanding How Our Seasonal Clocks Work Using Siberian Hamsters
2013-09-24 08:10:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humans, and many other animals, have internal clocks and calendars that help them regulate behavior, physiological functions and biological processes. Scientists have extensively studied the mechanisms that inform our daily functions, known as circadian rhythms. However, they know very little about the internal timekeeping mechanisms that inform seasonal functions. A new international study, led by the University of Chicago, reveals...

2013-09-20 23:00:49

Marble Media LLC’s HealthFill.com medical blog looks at an August CDC report that finds that 9 million Americans are currently using sleeping pills to help them fall asleep. Alternative natural sleep inducers and behavior therapy may be the key to relinquishing pills to get to sleep. FORT LEE, New Jersey, (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 A new blog from Marble Media LLC’s HealthFill.com medical blog site reports that more than 9 million Americans use sleeping pills to get their eight hours...

2013-09-17 23:30:06

Humans are not immune to this seasonal change and as a result suffer from a multitude of ill effects including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SoLux lighting provides the closest simulation of daylight in a man-made source to help reverse the effects of reduced daylight exposure. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Between September and April in the Northern Hemisphere certain people who are light sensitive start experiencing something called the winter blues. Seasonal Affective...

Discovery Of ‘Molecular Brakes’ Could Lead To Possible Cure For Jet Lag
2013-08-31 07:10:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Researchers have reportedly located a biological trigger for jet lag -- a discovery that could lead to the development of new drugs designed to help people recover more quickly from travel into new time zones. Writing in the August 29 edition of the journal Cell, the study’s authors explain they have pinpointed a protein known as SIK1, which apparently plays a key role in preventing the body’s internal circadian clock from...

2013-08-30 23:18:16

Mood disorders such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) offer opportunity for expanding the market for light bulbs that don’t make blue light and eyeglasses that eliminate blue light that are now available at http://www.lowbluelights.com. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 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...

How Is Protein Synthesis Controlled In The Brain Clock?
2013-08-22 05:21:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many factors keep us from getting a good night’s sleep. Prime culprits include overnight flights across the ocean, graveyard shifts, and stress-induced insomnia. A new study from McGill and Concordia Universities gives hope, however, that these common sleep disturbances may one day be put to bed. The Earth’s rotation is responsible for creating day and night, and the daily rhythms of all living beings. Mammals have a “circadian...

2013-08-21 23:28:06

The 10,000th order for products that eliminate the “blue light problem” was filled this week at http://www.lowbluelights.com by Photonic Developments LLC. Universsity Heights, OH (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 One is tempted to say that the 10,000th customer bought our products this week but it would be inaccurate since many of our customers are repeat customers buying additional products. This is part of the reason we are so confident that our products actually work, despite the simplicity...

2013-08-16 23:17:40

A good night’s sleep doesn’t come easy to a lot of people. And while many sleeping pills are available today, only the all new OxySleep Natural Sleep Aid can be availed of with absolutely no prescription required. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Put an end to your sleepless nights with Oxy Sleep Natural Sleep Aid, a sleeping remedy made of only the purest natural ingredients. Get the perfect sleep every night without the fear of getting addicted or dependent to the product. It...


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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