Medical research

The circadian clock in heart failure

Disrupting circadian rhythms, which change naturally on a 24-hour cycle, has been implicated in heart disease, but it is unclear how it leads to the condition. A research team at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborating ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Time of day matters in antibody response to COVID-19 vaccine

Our internal 24-hour circadian clock regulates many aspects of physiology, including the response to infectious disease and vaccination. A new study published in the Journal of Biological Rhythms demonstrates that antibody ...

Neuroscience

Disrupted circadian regulation of cognition in Alzheimer's disease

Circadian dysfunction linked to Alzheimer's disease is known to disrupt sleep and daily activity patterns. New research in a mouse model of the disease suggests beta-amyloid buildup in the brain, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's ...

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