Circadian Rhythm News and Research

Latest Circadian Rhythm News and Research

New directions toward the treatment of bipolar disorder

New directions toward the treatment of bipolar disorder

Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide needed by the brain's biological clock to coordinate daily rhythms

Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide needed by the brain's biological clock to coordinate daily rhythms

Melanopsin plays a key role in the inner workings of the eye

Melanopsin plays a key role in the inner workings of the eye

Lack of sleep could make you fat

Lack of sleep could make you fat

Biological clock affects the patterns of heart-rate control in healthy individuals

Biological clock affects the patterns of heart-rate control in healthy individuals

Effective management of insomnia begins with recognition and adequate assessment

Effective management of insomnia begins with recognition and adequate assessment

Discovery of gene mutation in fruit flies that alters sensitivity to crack cocaine

Discovery of gene mutation in fruit flies that alters sensitivity to crack cocaine

Discovery of internal molecular clock that governs the metabolism of sugars and fats within the body

Discovery of internal molecular clock that governs the metabolism of sugars and fats within the body

First study to measure the influence of night-shift work on hormone levels that may affect breast-cancer risk

First study to measure the influence of night-shift work on hormone levels that may affect breast-cancer risk

Chemical pathways of serotonin in the nervous system pave way for future pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Chemical pathways of serotonin in the nervous system pave way for future pharmaceutical treatments for depression

Experts consider evidence of link between the rise in childhood leukaemia and increased light at night

Experts consider evidence of link between the rise in childhood leukaemia and increased light at night

Conference – Childhood leukaemia: incidence, causal mechanisms and prevention

Conference – Childhood leukaemia: incidence, causal mechanisms and prevention

Circadian rhythm research may lead to greater understanding of jet lag and human diseases

Circadian rhythm research may lead to greater understanding of jet lag and human diseases

Enzyme activation key to body clock

Enzyme activation key to body clock

Natural hormone called melatonin may guide our sleep patterns

Natural hormone called melatonin may guide our sleep patterns

Seasons may be involved in onset of menopause

Seasons may be involved in onset of menopause

People with extremely early or extremely late sleep times may suffer from Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

People with extremely early or extremely late sleep times may suffer from Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

Students win awards for research into liver disease, cancer and insomnia

Students win awards for research into liver disease, cancer and insomnia

Being tired can be as bad as being drunk when driving

Being tired can be as bad as being drunk when driving

Suprachiasmatic nucleus brain tissue sheds light on jet lag

Suprachiasmatic nucleus brain tissue sheds light on jet lag