The temperature of the human brain varies much more than previously believed, and the temperature variations could be a sign of healthy brain function.
A new study of drosophila reveals a link between circadian rhythm, diet, lifespan, and eye health. Unexpectedly, researchers found processes in the fly eye that appear to drive the aging process.
Women looking to reduce belly fat and blood pressure should exercise in the morning. Men who exercise in the evening showed improvements in metabolic and heart health, and improved overall emotional wellbeing.
Maternal biological rhythms support the development of the fetal suprachiasmatic nuclei.
Increasing ambient temperatures has a negative impact on sleep duration, researchers report.
Degeneration of neurons associated with wakefulness, and not a lack of sleep, makes Alzheimer's patients more drowsy. The degeneration of these neurons is caused by the tau protein. In PSP, the damage to the neurons was associated with symptoms of sleep deprivation.
Pooled data reveals shift workers perform worse on tasks associated with attention, working memory, and information processing than non-shift workers.