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Source: HARVARD HEALTH BLOG May 13, 2020 By: Lawrence Epstein, MD, ContributorBy: Syed Moin Hassan, MD, Contributor It’s no accident that most people tend to sleep at night and are awake during the day. Our sleep-wake cycle is determined by our circadian rhythm, the body’s internal clock. Like old-time clocks, this internal clock needs to be reset every day,...
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Kristensen J, Pallesen S, King D, Hysing M, Erevik E. Problematic Gaming and Sleep: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2021 Jan;12.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2021.675237 Problematic gaming has been linked to poor sleep outcomes; however, these associations have not yet been synthesized quantitatively. This review employed a meta-analysis to investigate the relationship between problematic gaming...
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Kannan Ramar, Raman K. Malhotra, Kelly A. Carden, Jennifer L. Martin, Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, R. Nisha Aurora, Vishesh K. Kapur, Eric J. Olson, Carol L. Rosen, James A. Rowley, Anita V. Shelgikar, Lynn Marie Trotti. Sleep is essential to health: an American Academy of Sleep Medicine position statement. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2021; DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.9476 Abstract Sleep is...
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Holmer, B.J., Lapierre, S.S., Jake-Schoffman, D.E. et al. Effects of sleep deprivation on endothelial function in adult humans: a systematic review. GeroScience 43, 137–158 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11357-020-00312-y Abstract Sleep deprivation is highly prevalent and is associated with increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity and mortality. Age-related alterations in sleep and chronobiology may exaggerate CVD susceptibility in older individuals. The mechanisms responsible for...
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Source: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE NEWS RELEASE 8-JUN-2021 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-06/aaos-scp060821.php DARIEN, IL – A recent study of teens and young adults found that several factors related to sleep timing and sleep duration are associated with an increased risk of cannabis use and binge drinking of alcohol during the following year. Results show that a greater late-night preference predicted...
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Brant Hasler, Jessica Graves, Meredith Wallace, Stephanie Claudatos, Fiona Baker, Duncan Clark, 610 Self-Reported Sleep and Circadian Characteristics Predict Future Substance Use: A Longitudinal Analysis from the NCANDA Study, Sleep, Volume 44, Issue Supplement_2, May 2021, Page A240, https://doi.org/10.1093/sleep/zsab072.608 Abstract Introduction Growing evidence indicates that sleep characteristics predict later substance use and related problems during adolescence and...
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Photo by Q.U.I on Unsplash “There is little recognition that Earth’s orbit is a finite resource, the space and Earth environments are connected, and the actions of one actor can affect everyone.” Published: 20 May 2021 Boley, A.C., Byers, M. Satellite mega-constellations create risks in Low Earth Orbit, the atmosphere and on Earth. Sci Rep 11, 10642 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-89909-7 Photo by...
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Post update – Now open to everyone >11 years old. Participate in research Are you between 11 and 99 years old? The Centre for Chronobiology in Basel (Switzerland) is looking for young people aged 11 years or older to complete a online survey on sleep and light exposure. It will take about 15-20 minutes, and there are...
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New open-access and science-based comic book “Enlighten your clock: How your body tells time” suitable (13+ years) Citation: Weinzaepflen, C. & Spitschan, M. (Ed.) (2021). Enlighten your clock: How your body tells time. (C. Weinzaepflen, Illus.). DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/ZQXVH Free download available from https://enlightenyourclock.org/
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Gutierrez Lopez DE, Lashinger LM, Weinstock GM, Bray MS. Circadian rhythms and the gut microbiome synchronize the host’s metabolic response to diet. Cell Metab. 2021 May 4;33(5):873-887. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2021.03.015. Epub 2021 Mar 30. PMID: 33789092. Abstract The molecular circadian clock and symbiotic host-microbe relationships both evolved as mechanisms that enhance metabolic responses to environmental challenges....
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