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Jet lag, medically referred to as "desynchronosis," is a physiological condition which is a consequence of alterations to circadian rhythms; it is classified as one of the circadian rhythm sleep disorders.
Circadian rhythm plays a part in weight loss

Circadian rhythm plays a part in weight loss

New study explains why heart failure patients have trouble with thinking and depression

New study explains why heart failure patients have trouble with thinking and depression

UTM researchers uncover 'master pacemaker' for biological clocks

UTM researchers uncover 'master pacemaker' for biological clocks

Exercise can shift human body clock depending on time when people work out

Exercise can shift human body clock depending on time when people work out

Scientist proves role of microbiome in obesity

Scientist proves role of microbiome in obesity

Scientists identify ancient light-sensing mechanism in modern mouse retinal cells

Scientists identify ancient light-sensing mechanism in modern mouse retinal cells

Melatonin may help children with sleep problems

Melatonin may help children with sleep problems

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

Higher BMI in people with prediabetes related to evening preference and lack of sufficient sleep

Higher BMI in people with prediabetes related to evening preference and lack of sufficient sleep

Biologists unlock new cure for jet lag in mice

Biologists unlock new cure for jet lag in mice

Staying up all night, sleeping all day can swiftly impact over 100 proteins in the blood

Staying up all night, sleeping all day can swiftly impact over 100 proteins in the blood

Higher body temperatures speed the bodies' responses to infections and tumors, finds research

Higher body temperatures speed the bodies' responses to infections and tumors, finds research

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Low grades linked to class schedules that do not match natural biological rhythms

Low grades linked to class schedules that do not match natural biological rhythms

Scientists explore connection between bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels

Scientists explore connection between bad sleep habits and stiff blood vessels

Altered immune cell clocks may contribute to metabolic diseases in shift workers

Altered immune cell clocks may contribute to metabolic diseases in shift workers

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

UVA researchers identify connection between dopamine neurons and brain’s circadian center

Difference between weekday and weekend sleep found to be connected to negative health outcomes

Difference between weekday and weekend sleep found to be connected to negative health outcomes

Social jet lag emerged as significant circadian marker for health outcomes, study shows

Social jet lag emerged as significant circadian marker for health outcomes, study shows

Research findings may pave way for miracle drug to treat narcolepsy

Research findings may pave way for miracle drug to treat narcolepsy