YOU MIGHT THINK the time on the clock controls when and how you live your life. But ticking away inside each of us is a biological timekeeper that holds powerful sway over our bodies and behaviors. When we eat and when we sleep, our heart rates and our hormones—they’re all regulated by our so-called circadian clocks. Continue reading HOW OUR BIOLOGICAL CLOCK COULD DICTATE MEDICAL TREATMENTS
There’s a new reason to go to bed on time: late nights, in addition to a multitude of health effects, may lead to obesity and diabetes.
Countless studies have shown the negative effects of sleep loss and sleep deprivation, but a new one from a Swedish team suggests that even one night of missed snoozing can have long-lasting effects on your genes.