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Jet lag

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

You Asked: How do I avoid jet lag?

July 5, 2016
Eastbound travel across time zones will always hit you harder, luckily there are tools to cope

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

You Asked: Does melatonin really work?

December 1, 2015

Western society has long abandoned the days of rising and setting with the sun. Our daily habits translate into restless nights because our body clocks are completely out of sync—enter melatonin. Melatonin therapy may ease your sleep struggles and also body-hack your circadian rhythms to evade jet lag.