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Circadian Rhythm is the regular recurrence, in cycles of about 24 hours, of biological processes or activities, such as sensitivity to drugs and stimuli, hormone secretion, sleeping, feeding, etc. This rhythm seems to be set by a 'biological clock' which seems to be set by recurring daylight and darkness.
Brazilian professors propose guidelines for therapeutic use of melatonin

Brazilian professors propose guidelines for therapeutic use of melatonin

Researchers identify link between obese teens' sleep health and insulin sensitivity

Researchers identify link between obese teens' sleep health and insulin sensitivity

Night owls may have increased risk of ill health, study finds

Night owls may have increased risk of ill health, study finds

Personalized scheduling of radiotherapy using genetic data could reduce side effects

Personalized scheduling of radiotherapy using genetic data could reduce side effects

What's the best time of the day to lose weight?

What's the best time of the day to lose weight?

Melatonin may help children with sleep problems

Melatonin may help children with sleep problems

Midazolam-mediated alterations of PER2 expression may have functional consequences during myocardial ischemia

Midazolam-mediated alterations of PER2 expression may have functional consequences during myocardial ischemia

Novel mathematical approach uncovers existence of unsuspected biological cycles

Novel mathematical approach uncovers existence of unsuspected biological cycles

New study gives insight into metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body

New study gives insight into metabolic interactions that occur throughout the body

Researchers identify communication networks among organs and tissues that regulate metabolism

Researchers identify communication networks among organs and tissues that regulate metabolism

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease

Research finds why foods high in unsaturated fats protect against cardiovascular disease

Marmosets can mimic both motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Marmosets can mimic both motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease

Restricting food to 10-hour window can lead to better health

Restricting food to 10-hour window can lead to better health

New study reveals how cells connect and how these connections impact circadian rhythm

New study reveals how cells connect and how these connections impact circadian rhythm

Sleep loss can confer increased risk of adverse weight gain, shows study

Sleep loss can confer increased risk of adverse weight gain, shows study

Study looks into mechanisms that control sleep and wakefulness

Study looks into mechanisms that control sleep and wakefulness

Deleting single gene in gut bacteria affects metabolism, reduces weight gain in mice

Deleting single gene in gut bacteria affects metabolism, reduces weight gain in mice

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

Research reveals new gears in the circadian clock

Research reveals new gears in the circadian clock

People living in areas with less sunlight may have high risk of OCD

People living in areas with less sunlight may have high risk of OCD