Category Archive for "Circadian Rhythms"

Nobel Prize Winners for Circadian Rhythm Research

Circadian Rhythm Researchers Win 2017 Nobel Prize

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three leading scientists, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young. The scientists isolated a gene in fruit flies that is responsible for a protein that accumulates…

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The Effects of Timed Exposure to Light Therapy: A Fatigue Countermeasure

Primary Investigators: Kristena M. Kons & Lauren Fowler, Ph.D. Weber State University, National Science Foundation Hypothesis: The use of light therapy will adjust the circulating melatonin levels affecting participants’ circadian rhythms so as to phase advance on the morning/day shifts…

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About Circadian Rhythms

About Circadian Rhythms

Circadian Rhythms are natural cycles that help our bodies control energy, mood, appetite and sleep. When our Circadian Rhythms get our of sync with nature our bodies suffer. Often times this may result in one or more Circadian Rhythm Sleep…

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