News tagged with body clock
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We're often told by the popular press and well-meaning family and friends that, for good health, we should fall asleep quickly and sleep solidly for about eight hours—otherwise we're at risk of physical ...
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 0
Scientists have gained insight into why lithium salts are effective at treating bipolar disorder in what could lead to more targeted therapies with fewer side-effects.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Today saw the launch of Re-Timer, a wearable green light device invented by Flinders University sleep researchers to reset the body's internal clock.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows that a carefully scheduled high-fat diet can lead to a reduction in body weight and a unique metabolism in which ingested fats ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 12, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Most of us love a good Sunday sleep-in. But for some people, getting out of bed each morning can be a constant battle that significantly disrupts their lives.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study of schizophrenia patients has found profound disruptions in their sleep patterns, with half also having irregular body clocks that are out of synch with the pattern of night and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
It's been said that timing is everything, and that may be particularly true when it comes to the ability to fight off disease. New research published by Cell Press in the February issue of the journal Immunity shows that t ...
Immunology Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A study published in Nature Genetics today has found new evidence for a link between the body clock hormone melatonin and type 2 diabetes. The study found that people who carry rare genetic mutations in the receptor for me ...
Diabetes Jan 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Not only do you lose an hour of sleep after the clocks move ahead to daylight saving time this weekend, you may also be at increased risk for a heart attack, an expert warns.
Cardiology Mar 08, 2012 | 2 / 5 (4) | 1
International travellers, shift workers and even people suffering from obesity-related conditions stand to benefit from a key discovery about the functioning of the body's internal clock.
Genetics May 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Social jetlag -- a syndrome related to the mismatch between the body's internal clock and the realities of our daily schedules -- does more than make us sleepy. It is also contributing to the growing tide of obesity, according ...
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Shift work is associated with an increased risk of major vascular problems, such as heart attacks and strokes, concludes a study published on bmj.com today.
Health Jul 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A natural sense of rhythm: Shifting levels of molecules in the blood provide a snapshot of internal 'body-time'
Anybody who has worked the overnight shift will testify that sometimes the time displayed on the clock is not the same as the one in your head. This disconnect is not merely perception; many physiological ...
Medical research Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Neuropsychiatric disorders are the second largest cause of morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. The scientific community has widely accepted that people who battle neuropsychiatric disorders such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
By analyzing the hundreds of metabolic products present in the liver, researchers with the UC Irvine Center for Epigenetics & Metabolism have discovered that circadian rhythms our own body clock greatly control ...
Medical research Mar 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |