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Chronobiology
Published Online:27 Feb 2019 https://doi.org/10.1096/fj.201801889R Abstract Working atypical schedules leads to temporal misalignments between a worker’s rest-activity cycle and their endogenous circadian system. Several studies have reported disturbed centrally controlled rhythms, but little is known on shift workers’ peripheral clocks. Here, we assessed central clock markers, urinary 6-sulfatoxymelatonin and salivary cortisol, and clock gene expression in...
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Nutrients. 2018 Aug 11;10(8). pii: E1069. doi: 10.3390/nu10081069. Abstract Reduced sunlight exposure has been associated with an increased incidence of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The effect of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on the faecal microbiome and susceptibility to colitis has not been explored. C57Bl/6 female mice were fed three different vitamin D-containing diets for 24...
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Abstract Transl Psychiatry. 2017 Jan; 7(1): e1017. Published online 2017 Jan 31. doi: 10.1038/tp.2016.262 Temporal organization of physiology is critical for human health. In the past, humans experienced predictable periods of daily light and dark driven by the solar day, which allowed for entrainment of intrinsic circadian rhythms to the environmental light–dark cycles. Since the adoption...
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Matt Maruca is a student, entrepreneur, and teacher of optimal human health, and the Founder of Ra Optics, his first company to share information and create products that teach people to build health in the modern world. Ra Optics is focused specifically on Blue Light Blocking Glasses to protect our sleep/wake cycle, melatonin, repair quality,...
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