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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.
Stress affects circadian rhythm, increases metabolic disease risk

Stress affects circadian rhythm, increases metabolic disease risk

High glucose impairs circadian clock function, may increase cardiovascular risk

High glucose impairs circadian clock function, may increase cardiovascular risk

Sleep DownUnder 2019 hosts leading experts to reveal latest snooze secrets

Sleep DownUnder 2019 hosts leading experts to reveal latest snooze secrets

Researchers identify an immune cell that helps keep time in the gut

Researchers identify an immune cell that helps keep time in the gut

Teenagers sleep 43 more minutes each night after intervention that reset their body clocks

Teenagers sleep 43 more minutes each night after intervention that reset their body clocks

Study: Teen girls who stay up late are more likely to gain weight

Study: Teen girls who stay up late are more likely to gain weight

UC San Francisco scientists identify second 'short sleep' gene after 10-year search

UC San Francisco scientists identify second 'short sleep' gene after 10-year search

Biological clocks in plants regulate the effectiveness of widely-used herbicide

Biological clocks in plants regulate the effectiveness of widely-used herbicide

New computational model explores daily pain sensitivity rhythms

New computational model explores daily pain sensitivity rhythms

Researchers study molecular mechanism of interplay of clock proteins for circadian oscillation

Researchers study molecular mechanism of interplay of clock proteins for circadian oscillation

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