Sleep Duration and Telomere Length in Children

“We found that children with shorter sleep durations have shorter telomeres than children with longer sleep durations. Each hour less of nightly sleep duration is associated with having telomeres that […]

Blast of thin air can reset circadian clocks

“In the paper, the researchers show that changing the concentration of oxygen in cells by just 3%, twice a day, will synchronize mouse cells to a circadian rhythm.”

Gut bacteria have own circadian clock

“The circadian rhythm, or circadian clock, is an internal mechanism that drives the 24-hour cycles […] — and now, new research has found that bacteria living within the gut also have […]

Back pain link to 24-hour body clock revealed

“New research by University of Manchester scientists has for the first time shown that our spinal discs have 24-hour body clocks which when they malfunction, can contribute to lower back […]