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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.
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

Are we sleeping less than we used to?

Are we sleeping less than we used to?

Sleep restriction linked to reduced levels of bone formation marker

Sleep restriction linked to reduced levels of bone formation marker

Delaying school start times unlikely to reduce sleep deprivation in teenagers, research finds

Delaying school start times unlikely to reduce sleep deprivation in teenagers, research finds

Young researchers explore impact of prolonged Zika viremia in pregnant women, fetuses and infants

Young researchers explore impact of prolonged Zika viremia in pregnant women, fetuses and infants

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

Melatonin content of dietary supplements shows wide variability, study finds

New study shows how jet lag affects performance of MLB players traveling across few time zones

New study shows how jet lag affects performance of MLB players traveling across few time zones

Physician explains how poor or low-quality sleep hinders common resolutions

Physician explains how poor or low-quality sleep hinders common resolutions

Johns Hopkins scientists find link between sleep/wake cycles and core body temperature

Johns Hopkins scientists find link between sleep/wake cycles and core body temperature

TSRI study reveals how circadian clocks may influence cancer growth

TSRI study reveals how circadian clocks may influence cancer growth