body clock

Science
There's a peak period to do just about everything, and here's why.
Wellness
Simply put, your circadian rhythm is your body's internal clock. Operating on a roughly 24-hour cycle, it governs our sleep-wake cycle and plays a large part in everything from hormone release to body temperature.
Wellness
In the study, published in the journal PLOS Biology, researchers from the University of Manchester were able to distinguish
Wellness
Whether you're a fierce competitor in your fantasy football league or you'd just like to be on the winning end of the couch come game day, here's a tip that could help you pick your team: When making your prediction, consider circadian timing.
Science
These cells are a type of immune cell known as a T cell. They get their name from a signal they produce, called interleukin
Wellness
In our modern society of too-late work hours and too much time in front of computer screens, we are listening to our social clocks more than our physiological clocks, causing a greater sleep gap, known as social jetlag.
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I love all four of my sons dearly! I just can't quite figure out if I am happy they haven't left home.
Wellness
It's common knowledge that too little sleep can increase our odds of getting sick, but a new study sheds light on just how
Wellness
Don't believe Woody Allen when he says the brain is his "second most favorite organ." Make it your favorite organ. Treat your brain as the creative, renewing center of your mind.
Los Angeles
As you start crossing time zones, that headachy, sleep-deprived feeling doesn't have to ruin your vacation or business trip.
Wellness
If you want sanity in your life, know who you are as a sleeper - a lark or an owl - and simply accept your nocturnal biology - leave the moral-indulgency clause alone.
Wellness
Owls tend to envy larks, though, especially when they hear about their counterparts who can rise before the sun and get half a day's work done before much of the world eats breakfast.
Wellness
If you're a parent, don't panic - now is the time to instill good sleep habits in your family. A healthy sleep life makes for a healthy life in general, regardless of the risk for any single illness or condition.
Wellness
I expect future studies to validate some of this new information. It's been suggested that there's more than one clock in
Wellness
Melatonin is a hormone your body produces to help it regulate your sleep-wake cycles, but taking additional melatonin in the form of a supplement isn't as good an idea as you might think.
Wellness
Being a rock star (or singing sensation or pop queen or however you categorize Ms. Mariah is your choice) has its downsides