Circadian Rhythm News and Research

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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.
Scientists examine hormonal links between diet and obesity

Scientists examine hormonal links between diet and obesity

Circadian rhythm influences immune responses across a range of diseases

Circadian rhythm influences immune responses across a range of diseases

Study compares gestational diabetes in India with Sweden

Study compares gestational diabetes in India with Sweden

Scientists develop maps of two melatonin receptors vital for sleep, other biological processes

Scientists develop maps of two melatonin receptors vital for sleep, other biological processes

Circadian rhythm plays a part in weight loss

Circadian rhythm plays a part in weight loss

Morning exercise may burn more calories

Morning exercise may burn more calories

Common sleep myths may pose a significant public health threat

Common sleep myths may pose a significant public health threat

GC-MS/MS of dried urine is a ‘good surrogate’ for serum testing of hormones

GC-MS/MS of dried urine is a ‘good surrogate’ for serum testing of hormones

Daylight saving affects body clock, increases risk of heart attack and stroke

Daylight saving affects body clock, increases risk of heart attack and stroke

Fat cells exhibit circadian rhythms affecting critical metabolic functions, study finds

Fat cells exhibit circadian rhythms affecting critical metabolic functions, study finds

Insufficient sleep mirrored by DNA from blood leukocytes

Insufficient sleep mirrored by DNA from blood leukocytes

Genetics determine whether you are an early riser or a night owl

Genetics determine whether you are an early riser or a night owl

Physicians say eSport players should be treated as college athletes

Physicians say eSport players should be treated as college athletes

Researchers reveal how fasting leads to better overall health

Researchers reveal how fasting leads to better overall health

Sleep Research Society selects four outstanding scientists as recipients of 2019 SRS awards

Sleep Research Society selects four outstanding scientists as recipients of 2019 SRS awards

Gene governing body's biological clock acts differently in males versus females

Gene governing body's biological clock acts differently in males versus females

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