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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.
People living with HIV found to have a significantly delayed internal body clock

People living with HIV found to have a significantly delayed internal body clock

Circadian disruption induces weight gain through changes in gut microbiota

Circadian disruption induces weight gain through changes in gut microbiota

UMass Amherst genetic research provides a new model for investigating diseases related to circadian rhythm disruptions

UMass Amherst genetic research provides a new model for investigating diseases related to circadian rhythm disruptions

Researchers identify brain cells responsible for shifts in the sleep-wake rhythm

Researchers identify brain cells responsible for shifts in the sleep-wake rhythm

Changes in temperature may be behind the link between circadian disruption and cancer

Changes in temperature may be behind the link between circadian disruption and cancer

The impact of sleep fragmentation on the clonal diversity of immune cells and the genetic aging of the hematopoietic system

The impact of sleep fragmentation on the clonal diversity of immune cells and the genetic aging of the hematopoietic system

Meal timing may influence mood vulnerability in night workers

Meal timing may influence mood vulnerability in night workers

How does gut microbiota impact mental health in 18–25s?

How does gut microbiota impact mental health in 18–25s?

The relationship between circadian misalignment and the risk of COVID-19 infection

The relationship between circadian misalignment and the risk of COVID-19 infection

Study hints a potential difference in molecular clockworks between the master and slave clock neurons

Study hints a potential difference in molecular clockworks between the master and slave clock neurons

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Can meal times affect your risk of glucose intolerance?

Daytime meals can help regulate bloodstream glucose levels in night shift workers

Daytime meals can help regulate bloodstream glucose levels in night shift workers

Study reports first-ever modeling of the electrical activity of circadian clock neurons in diurnal species

Study reports first-ever modeling of the electrical activity of circadian clock neurons in diurnal species

Npas4 gene may be a master timekeeper for the brain's circadian clock

Npas4 gene may be a master timekeeper for the brain's circadian clock

Light-controlled on/off switch helps control biological clock in cultured cells, explanted tissue

Light-controlled on/off switch helps control biological clock in cultured cells, explanted tissue

New study reviews effect of coffee on people's sleep and wake cycles

New study reviews effect of coffee on people's sleep and wake cycles

Researchers discover unexpected role for the clock gene in prostate cancer progression

Researchers discover unexpected role for the clock gene in prostate cancer progression

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Scientists investigate how cell membrane and COVID-19 virus impact each other

Studies show how individual cells maintain their internal clocks

Studies show how individual cells maintain their internal clocks

Scientists demonstrate importance of aligning internal circadian clock with day-night cycles

Scientists demonstrate importance of aligning internal circadian clock with day-night cycles