News tagged with body clocks

New chemical may lead to jet lag drug

(PhysOrg.com) -- Jet lag, as every long-distance airline passenger knows, disrupts the body's normal circadian rhythms, or body clocks, and causes some very unpleasant effects such as disturbed sleep and fatigue. ...

Dec 16, 2010 3.8 / 5 (5) 2 | with audio podcast report

LED glasses step into the light

(PhysOrg.com) -- Light therapy glasses -- spectacles that use inbuilt light emitting diodes (LEDs) to assist in resetting the body's natural clock -- are a step closer to commercial availability with the award ...

Aug 02, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0

Down with jet lag

Journeys across several time zones make our internal body clocks go haywire. We feel exhausted and tense, and our sleep pattern is out of synch. As scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry ...

Jun 23, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast