Daily release of glucocorticoids depends on coordination between the clock gene and activity rhythms of neurons within two parts of the hypothalamus.
Findings define a connection between reward, dopamine, and circadian pathways in the overeating.
A newly developed microfluidic device allowed researchers to keep tissue from the suprachiasmatic nucleus alive for over 25 days.
Study challenges the widely accepted belief that all light information is relayed through the suprachiasmatic nucleus, which synchronizes the circadian rhythm.
Astrocytes may lead the tempo of the body's internal clock and control patterns of daily behavior, a new study reports.
Researchers have found an association between the Per2 gene and breast cancer. The Per2 gene plays an important role in both the body's circadian clock and mammary gland development.
Researchers have discovered a group of neurons in the retina that affect circadian rhythm by sending signals to the SCN.
According to researchers, socially contagious itching may be hard wired in the brain.
Researchers report on a link between core body temperature and circadian rhythm in mice.
A new study reports that disrupting the natural circadian rhythm in mice causes depression and anxiety.