Friday, December 14, 2018

Are the “Winter Blues” Real?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and its milder cousin, the “winter blues,” are real. However, the scientific consensus about the core features, and causes, of...

This is Why Fashionably Late Dining Is the Worst Dieting Mistake in the World

I live in Tribeca, a gentrified corner of New York nestled along the Hudson River. People from all over flock to savor the food...
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Understanding the genes that make our circadian clocks tick

Giles E. Duffield, University of Notre Dame Have you ever wondered why you don’t feel tired until late at night but your spouse is fast...
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Chemotherapy timing could influence how well the treatment works

Yanyan Yang, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and Aziz Sancar, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Most living organisms – animals, plants,...

How to Understand the Teenager in Your Life

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Teenagers may appear to be an alien species when it comes to wild activities, social media, and a tendency to go back...

Beating Jet Lag

From long and tedious security checks to cramped seating for most of us in economy class, it is a wonder that people choose to...

Window on Circadian Rhythm in the Home

Window on Circadian Rhythms in the Home In the olden days, windows tended to be small because they were a liability. If they did not...

Winter Blues – When to Consider Drugs

Winter Blues: When to Consider Drugs Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) is the first drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of seasonal...

Five Ways to Help Your Baby Get a Good Circadian Rhythm

Five Ways to Help Your Baby Get a Good Circadian Rhythm It is no secret that newborns sleep a lot, about 10-18 hours a day,...

Up and Away Part II: The Nitty Gritty of Jet Lag Management

Jet lag can ruin a vacation or business trip. Some travelers are more vulnerable than others. Major factors are east/west direction and number of...

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