News tagged with circadian

New regulator of circadian clock identified

Daily sleeping and eating patterns are critical to human well-being and health. Now, a new study from Concordia University has demonstrated how the brain chemical dopamine regulates these cycles by altering the activity of ...

Oct 20, 2010
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Shift work and cancer

Shift work can cause cancer. In the new issue of the Deutsches Arzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010; 107[38]: 657-62), Thomas C. Erren and colleagues describe the current state of knowledge in this area and po ...

Oct 08, 2010
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UK: New guidelines to ease sleepless nights

Insomnia and other sleep disorders are very common, yet are not generally well understood by doctors and other health care professionals. Now the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has released up-to-the-minute ...

Sep 02, 2010
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Chronic drinking can disrupt circadian rhythms

Circadian rhythmicity is regulated by circadian clock genes, and animal studies have shown that chronic drinking can alter expressions in these genes. A new study has found that significantly lower levels of messenger ribonucleic ...

Aug 24, 2010
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