Friday, April 19, 2019

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...

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...

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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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,...

With last Saturday’s switch to Daylight Saving time, I assumed I would stop awakening one hour before my 5:00 a.m. alarm …

A reader asks: With last Saturday's switch to Daylight Saving time, I assumed I would stop awakening one hour before my 5:00 a.m. alarm. However,...

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...

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...

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...

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