Tuesday, September 22, 2020

How We Keep Our Circadian Rhythms from Drifting

by Klaus Martiny Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen Klaus Martiny MD, DMSc, PhD, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Center...

Circadian Misalignment: A Biological Basis for Mood Vulnerability in Shift Work

by Sarah L. Chellappa Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Sarah L. Chellappa M.D. Ph.D., is a chronobiologist and...

We Are Clockworks

by Anna Wirz-Justice Centre for Chronobiology, Psychiatric Clinic, University of Basel, Switzerland Anna Wirz-Justice PhD, Professor emeritus, is a founding member of the Society for Light...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Escape the Burden of Switching to Daylight Saving Time!

Our inner clock doesn’t know that the government has rescheduled our lives. It happens every year around this period. Those clock faces with arrows...

Shift work increases the risk of cancer among those on the graveyard shift

You might expect shift work to cause insomnia, irritability, absenteeism, an increase in accidents on the job, and so on, and it does--especially for...

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