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Innovation, Research

Permanent daylight saving time may be harmful to our health, experts say

March 29, 2022

Via: Fox News

The United States Senate recently unanimously passed a bipartisan bill known as the Sunshine Protection Act to make daylight saving time (DST) permanent, but the move may be more harmful to our health, according to a recent Wall Street Journal […]


Innovation, Research

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

January 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Our biological or circadian clock synchronizes all our bodily processes to the natural rhythms of light and dark. It’s no wonder then that disrupting the clock can wreak havoc on our body. In fact, studies have shown that when circadian […]


Wellness

Seven ways to get the right amount of sleep during holiday season

December 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Aunt Jessica is visiting from the west coast. Twelve gifts need wrapping. Three party invites just arrived by text message. And now little Timmy’s classmates expect fresh-baked cookies by 7 a.m. Between shopping, entertaining, socializing and traveling, the holidays bring […]


Innovation, Research

Duration and timing of sleep differs by age, geographical region and gender

September 27, 2019

Via: The Medical News

In an exceptionally extensive worldwide study on sleep, nearly a quarter of a million nights of sleep were measured among sleepers ranging between 16 and 30 years of age. The findings indicate that there are differences in the duration and […]


Wellness

Does it matter what time of day you exercise?

April 29, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Scientists already know that the circadian rhythm interacts with our metabolism. A person’s circadian rhythm includes physical, mental, and behavioral changes that follow a cycle of 24 hours. These behavioral patterns develop in response to light and darkness and relate […]


Wellness

Morning exercise may burn more calories

April 19, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Exercising in the morning rather than in the evening may be more beneficial to health, according to a study led by researchers at the University of California. The authors say their study supports previous research suggesting that the circadian rhythm […]