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Circadian Rhythms

Don’t lose sleep over daylight saving time

March 9, 2018
Springing forward can do more damage than causing you to lose an hour of sleep, but there are things you can do to make the transition less difficult

Untimely immune cell clocks, shift work may lead to obesity, diabetes

February 5, 2018
Texas A&M researchers discover the effects of shift work on immune cell clocks may contribute to metabolic disorders

Biological clocks and improving brain cancer treatment

January 9, 2018
The timing of chemotherapy may matter when it comes to treating a certain type of brain cancer

Muscles can ‘ask’ for the energy they need

June 30, 2017
Research illuminates the pathway that gets fuel to muscles depending on their activity level

Shift work unwinds body clocks, leading to more severe strokes

June 1, 2016
Research finds living against our body clocks is detrimental to our health

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to eating fatty foods

April 6, 2016
Texas A&M study shows fatty acid palmitate “jet lags” body clocks, which could lead to obesity and diabetes

Computers, smartphones and TVs: how electronics might be affecting your teen’s sleep

July 23, 2014

Natural blue light is emitted during the day, but most electronics also expose us to this wavelength of light. Recent research shows that artificial blue light has a delaying effect on our sleep cycle.