circadian rhythms

It's a commonly held belief that a full moon brings out the crazies and the craziness. The word "lunatic" – derived from the combination of "luna," or moon, and "atic," meaning “of the kind of” – was first mentioned in a fourth-century Bible. A new study looks at the influence of the moon and some circadian genes on the incidence of suicide. 
Our body hosts many rhythms. While they are downplayed by Western medicine, Eastern medicine utilizes them as tools. A serendipitous observation by researchers links the breathing during mantras with that of prayer.
This year's announcement for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was like when the big movie that everyone's talking about fails to take home the Oscar. Just as when filmmakers understand why the small, indy film won, the same is true here.
The new school year is quickly approaching and with it comes early start times for high school students, as well as late bedtimes. But these early start times may not be ideal for these teens. According to Dr. Maida
Smart phones make life simple by centering work, home, and extra curricular responsibilities into one space. Efficiency comes