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2011-11-09 10:41:58

"Long, dark nights are with us now that the clocks have gone back, but they may be held at bay in future years after new research led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine suggests that moving the clock forward all year round could be good for health.". The study - published in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health - found that children were the most physically active on long summer days, with the biggest effect showing between 5pm and 8pm on longer days....

2011-10-18 09:14:22

Circadian disruption and sleep restriction contributing factors Researchers from Sweden have uncovered an association between shift work and increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Those who engage in off-hour employment before the age of 20 may be at risk for MS due to a disruption in their circadian rhythm and sleep pattern. Findings of this novel study appear today in Annals of Neurology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Neurological Association and...

2011-10-18 05:45:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — There may be a link between shift work and increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Those who engage in off-hour employment before the age of 20 may be at risk for MS because of disruption in their circadian rhythm and sleep pattern.   Previous research has determined that shift work–working during the night or rotating working hours–increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, thyroid disorders, and cancer. Circadian disruption and sleep...

2011-04-08 16:10:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) will release its financial results for the first quarter on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at 9:00 A.M. Central Time. The dial-in number for domestic callers is (800) 553-5275 and for international callers is (612) 332-0725. Callers should reference the First Quarter Earnings Release. A...

2011-03-12 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MARCH 13: DAYLIGHT SAVING Profile America -- Sunday, March 13th. Daylight saving time started this morning at 2 a.m., when clocks should have been moved forward an hour. This is the fourth year the change occurs earlier than in the past, as an energy saving effort. Daylight saving will...

2011-03-07 15:38:23

Most people enjoy the extra hour of sunlight that comes with Daylight Saving Time but a Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert warns that it is not necessarily the best thing for our sleep cycle. This is especially true for people who are already sleep deprived and for small children, said Dr. Philip Alapat, assistant professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at BCM and medical director of the BCM Sleep Center. Losing an hour March 13 This year, Daylight Saving Time starts...

2011-02-24 16:05:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend of $0.35 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be payable April 8, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 18, 2011. The information and comments in this press release may include forward-looking statements respecting DST and its businesses. Such information and comments are based on DST's views as of...

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2010-10-29 09:45:00

Changing clocks to allow for more daylight hours during the afternoon could make people happier and healthier, and it could even help save the planet, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal (BMJ). The paper, which was written by Mayer Hillman, senior fellow emeritus with the Policy Studies Institute in London's University of Westminster, suggests adding one additional hour to Greenwich Mean Time year-round and two hours during 'Daylight...


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