TITLE

Humans must dance to the circadian rhythm

AUTHOR(S)
McBride, David
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
New Zealand Doctor;7/30/2014, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how shift work, jet lag and other problems of modern human life affects circadian rhythm, and physical and mental health. It focuses on the functions of circadian rhythm, circadian hormone melatonin, and CLOCK gene (circadian locomotor output cycles kaput). It focuses on influence of the circadian rhythm on sex hormones, and increasing risks factors for diseases like breast cancer.
ACCESSION #
97393977

 

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