Study Shows Circadian System Misalignment Impacts Insulin

The endogenous circadian system, behavioral cycle, and circadian misalignment have distinct effects on insulin sensitivity and β-cell function, according to a study published online June 4 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.   The researchers found that...

Research Shows Night Shifts Throw Brain Out of Sync

The Guardian reports that researchers have found working night shifts can impair the body’s natural rhythms so significantly that the brain and digestive system end up completely out of sync with each other. Scientists revealed that working three night shifts in a row...

New Study Links Circadian Rhythms and Alzheimer’s

A Finnish study published in the respected SLEEP journal shows that a variation in the melatonin receptor 1A (MTNR1A) gene is linked to the risk of Alzheimer's disease in the elderly. The same research team has previously demonstrated that the same genetic variation...

Dr Aaarti Jagannath Presents on the BBC

In a BBC series celebrating the life-changing work of the health service, 70 years after its creation, Dr Aarti Jagannath meets the neurosurgeons at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford whose revolutionary surgery can offer hope to some patients battling the...

Circadian Rhythms Influence Atherosclerosis

Professor Oliver Söhnlein, who researched molecular mechanisms underlying atherosclerosis at the Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, has shown the influence of circadian rhythms on atherosclerosis;  a vascular disease that ultimately can lead to heart attacks and...

Disruption of Circadian Rhythms Linked to Mental Health Problems

People who experience disrupted 24-hour cycles of rest and activity are more likely to have mood disorders, lower levels of happiness and greater feelings of loneliness, research suggests. While the study does not reveal whether disruptions to circadian rhythms are a...

Professor Russell Foster Contributes to BBC Health

When a recent study looked at health differences between late and early risers, it appeared to make grim reading for night owls. Increased risk of early death, psychological disorders and respiratory illness were the stark findings from the paper, which backed up...

Circadian Rhythms Influence Treatment Effects

  For three consecutive winters, starting in 2011, researchers at the University of Birmingham asked healthy men and women over the age of 65 to come in to clinics across the western Midlands in the U.K. for a seasonal influenza vaccination at specific times of...

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