Night owls have a variant gene that messes up the internal body clock of humans that is why they have irregular sleeping patterns.
The harms caused by nighttime light exposure was passed to offspring in a study on hamsters.
States will set their clocks one hour ahead on Sunday morning and the switch affects people’s health too.
Late life cycle genes are part of a unique stress response system.
When the researchers sent a group of eight people on a camping trip during the summer for a week, they found exciting results. The night owls turned into early risers.
Sleep disruptions are normal for anyone but the question is who comes out of it better? Males or females?
A new study by researchers from Stanford University reveals that exposure to flashing light at night while asleep may help people fight jet lag.
Scientists discover how plants are able to find a certain type of shade.
Wanna sleep longer on weekends? Think again.
A new study reported that people who worked the night shift were more likely to burn less energy and gain weight.
In a new study, researchers found that smoking can disrupt good sleep and hinder cognitive functions.
Daylight savings will happen 2 a.m. this Sunday, which means that Americans will get an extra hour to do whatever they want this weekend. While an extra hour is great for most people, experts warn that time changes can disrupt the body's circadian rhythm.
Dutch researchers found an association between sunlight and ADHD.
A new study reveals that a gene called SIRT1, which plays a key role in controlling the circadian rhythm, may be able to treat or prevent diseases associated with aging.
Next time you're at the supermarket picking which fruits and vegetables to buy for your next meal, think about this: they're still alive. While they may not be able to move, a new study reveals that the fruits and vegetables lining grocery store shelves actually respond to light signals and know what time of day it is.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.