Health

Why permanent daylight saving time is a bad idea

When Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Edward Markey of Massachusetts introduced the bipartisan Sunshine Protection Act earlier this month, they rattled off a long list of reasons for making daylight saving time (DST) permanent.

Health

Why daylight saving time is unhealthy: A neurologist explains

As people in the U.S. prepare to turn their clocks ahead one hour in mid-March, I find myself bracing for the annual ritual of media stories about the disruptions to daily routines caused by switching from standard time to ...

Health

The health risks of cancelling daylight saving time

A study by José María Martín-Olalla of the University of Seville has analyzed retrospectively and from a physiological perspective the potential consequences of canceling daylight saving time, the biannual change of clocks. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record

India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi on Friday begged on social media for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe. More than a dozen people died ...

Health

Heart health of shift workers linked to body clock

Working hours that deviate from an individual's natural body clock are associated with greater cardiovascular risk, according to research presented at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2021, an online scientific congress of the European ...

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