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Vacation tip: don’t travel east if you want quality sleep

According to a new report from Sleep Cycle, which looked at more than 1.5 million nights’ worth of sleep data through different time zones, traveling east (forward in time) results in poorer quantity and quality of sleep and worse wake-up moods.

Why jet lag might be good for the brain

New research finds that the circadian clock plays an unusual role in neurodegenerative diseases, where a disrupted sleep-wake cycles might, based on the indicative studies, protect the brain.

Baseball players are affected by jet lag: Study

Playing major league baseball across the U.S. involves a great deal of travel. What is the effect of this upon the body clocks of the players? A new study shows the impact of time differences is significant and this can affect results.

Relationship between jet lag and obesity for liver cancer

Cases of liver cancer linked to obesity have risen in recent decades. This has prompted a research inquiry into the causes for this. The research has centered on obesity and jet lag.

What mice tell us about the effects of jet lag Special

Boston - Practically every organism on Earth responds to time, a phenomenon called "circadian rhythms," which refers to the 24-hours regulated by our internal clocks.

Jet lag linked to obesity

Tel Aviv - New findings suggest that frequent airplane travel could contribute to obesity. This is by throwing out circadian rhythms and changing the composition of the composition of gut bacteria.

Scientists identify gene responsible for jet lag

Research from the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences has pin-pointed the gene responsible for sleep and wake cycles, and could explain the reason why many folk find it difficult to adjust their sleep cycles when flying between time zones.

A new cure for jet lag shows promise

U.S. researchers have developed a new cure for jet lag that lets people sleep more than usual, as well as adjust their body clocks more effectively than usual.

Kicking jet lag : What you can do to limit the effects

"Jet lag occurs when your body's internal clock is set to a different time than your environment," Dr. Daniel Lieberman, a psychiatrist at the Clinical Psychiatric Research Center at the George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., exp

Jet-Lagged Die Young

Mice exposed to conditions that simulate jet lag die younger.
 

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