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News tag: jet-lag


Fruit fly brain may hold remedy for jet lag

11 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Scientists isolated fruit fly brains and kept them alive for six days attempting to explain and treat jet lag. Researchers at University of California removed the brains of flies and used a low-light camera to document how circadian clock is “reset” by light. This study, funded by US government, is…


Experiencing jet lag frequently may lead to diabetes and metabolic diseases

17 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Human daily rhythm affects the daily rhythm of gut microbes, helping the microorganisms synchronize their biological functions. Any changes in the circadian clock of the host have immediate effects on the rhythms and composition of the microbial population, potentially leading to obesity and metabolic problems, a new study finds. The…