jet lag

Blame social jet lag for that tired Monday feeling


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) If getting out of your bed on a Monday morning seems like a Herculean task, then you could be suffering from social jet lag, according to ... Read more...

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Basketball: Russia seals Olympics berth


July 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Lithuania have claimed two of the last three berths for the 12-team men's basketball tournament at the London Olympics by making the final ... Read more...

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Research reveals that ‘Early birds are happier’


June 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new research, early risers are the happiest. Scientists have concluded that individuals who get up earlier in the morning were generally healthier and happier ... Read more...

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Powell edged out but Walker posts world-leading time


May 12th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 12 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell blamed jet lag for his loss to resurgent American star Justin Gatlin after he conceded an early-race lead to finish second in the ... Read more...

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Liver’s role vital in regulating body clock


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) Jet setters, shift workers and even obese people stand to gain from a key discovery about the liver playing a vital role in managing the body's ... Read more...

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Anaesthesia causes jet-lag state, post surgery


April 18th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 18 (IANS) People feel as though they have jet-lag after surgery, which could be due to the effect of general anaesthesia that alters genetic activity controlling the bio-clock, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover better drugs for sleep problems


April 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) The discovery of cellular switches in the bio-clock that tells the body when to sleep and metabolise food may lead to new drugs to treat sleep ... Read more...

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Time factor in risk of getting infection


February 20th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) The time of the day could be an important factor in the risk of getting an infection, BBC reported Monday.US researchers showed how a protein in ... Read more...

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Medeira blasts referee for denying penalty to India


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India coach Savio Medeira blamed Malaysian referee Nagor Amir for denying the hosts a genuine penalty in their 1-1 draw with Afghanistan in their opening ... Read more...

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Fergie planning career break?


August 6th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Hip hop group Black Eyed Peas' star Fergie wants to take a break from her hectic life and spend time with her family."I need more balance ... Read more...

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Shirish Kunder wishes India would legalise 3D-porn movies (Movie Snippets)


April 15th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Ever since editor-turned-director heard that Hong Kong had made the world's first 3-D porn film, he has been wishing that India would legalise such ... Read more...

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Scottish teens to get sleep training in schools


March 16th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Schools around Scotland are to be offered resources to teach teenagers how to get enough sleep.The teaching pack created by the charity Sleep Scotland is to be used ... Read more...

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Do plants hold the key to fighting jet lag?


January 4th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that the way plants adjust to having less sunlight in winter could help shed light on the impact of shift work and jet lag on ... Read more...

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Holidayers face risk of social jet lag


January 1st, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Holidaying for a long period during new year and Christmas can interrupt your body clock and leave you with symptoms similar to having travelled to a different time ... Read more...

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Beware of ’social jet lag’ post the extra-long festive break


December 31st, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): The long holiday break of Christmas combined with the New Year will leave many suffering from a 'social jet lag', scientists have said.They said that the festive break ... Read more...

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Link between light signal and circadian rhythms discovered


December 30th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have pinpointed the link between light signal and circadian rhythms.Aziz Sancar, and his colleagues have identified the genes ... Read more...

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Flower gambles by allowing Anderson to return home for childbirth


December 9th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): England head coach Andy Flower has admitted that allowing Jimmy Anderson to return home for the birth of his child is a big gamble.Flower said Anderson might ... Read more...

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Jet lag clouds memory for a long time


November 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Chronic jet lag affects the brain in ways that bring on memory and learning problems which stay for a month after a flight.Twice a week for four ... Read more...

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Jet lag causes memory loss: Study


November 25th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of California has indicated that chronic jet lag alters the brain in ways that cause memory and learning problems long ... Read more...

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How sunlight shapes daily rhythms


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Understanding how biological clocks adjust to having less sunlight in the winter could help us better understand the impact of jet lag and shift work, say scientists.Scientists studying ... Read more...

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Unlike us, honeybees don’t have trouble rescheduling biological clocks


October 14th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has shown that unlike humans, honeybees, when thrown into highly time-altered new societal roles, are able to alter ... Read more...

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Working in shifts can cause cancer


October 9th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Working in shifts could cause cancer, says a new study.Thomas C. Erren and colleagues describe the current state of knowledge in this area and point out the challenges ... Read more...

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CWG on track - amid criticism and cyclists pulling out (Afternoon Lead)


September 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Five cyclists pulled out citing health and safety issues and Australia questioned why the event was being held in India, but the 19th Commonwealth Games seemed ... Read more...

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First England athletes arrive in Delhi, to stay in hotels


September 24th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) England's first batch of 22 athletes, comprising hockey and lawn bowls teams, arrived in New Delhi Friday and will be put up in hotels until the ... Read more...

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Karan Kundra is back!


September 16th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Here is some good news for all the fans of Karan Kundra who have been waiting for his come back to India since long. As reported earlier ... Read more...

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Drugs can reset body clock to ease psychiatric disorders


August 24th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) It is possible to treat a host of health problems by resetting the body clock with the help of drugs. "This might include some psychiatric diseases and certain circadian ... Read more...

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New drug could make jet lag history


August 24th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Now frequent flyers can heave a sigh of relief - with researchers having successfully tested a new drug that can reset and restart the natural 24-hour body clock ... Read more...

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Harry Potter Actor Daniel Radcliffe Turns 21, Celebrates Birthday In Style


July 31st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri London, July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The cute faced Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is no longer a teenager. The handsome actor who has millions of fans worldwide turned 21 recently ... Read more...

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Sir Peter Jackson’s $68m ‘flying hotel’


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 23 (ANI): Sir Peter Jackson has doled out 68 million dollars for a top-of-the-range private jet - parked in Melbourne.The Gulfstream G550 replaces Jackson's older Gulfstream IV.Although Private jet owners ... Read more...

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Waqar backs ‘unimpressive’ Asif ahead of first Test against Australia


July 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif has received coach Waqar Younis' backing despite his lacklustre performance in the two-day practice game against Leicestershire, ahead of the first Test against ... Read more...

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A pill that resets body clock could make jet lag a thing of the past


June 24th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Scientists at the Max Planck Institute in Germany have moved closer to developing a pill that may help cure jet lag by resetting the body clock.Jet lag ... Read more...

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Celebrity Travel Woes


June 9th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): We know all about the gruelling shooting schedules of our stars. Outdoor shoots, travelling for endorsements or events – it's hectic all right. At ... Read more...

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Aussies to target Pietersen during World Twenty20 final


May 15th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 15 (ANI): Australia has upped the ante against archrivals England ahead of the World Twenty20 final with skipper Michael Clarke saying his bowlers will try to get Kevin Pietersen's wicket ... Read more...

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Girlfriend helps Lewis Hamilton beat jet lag


April 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton says meeting his girlfriend helped him beat jet lag.Hamilton, 25, who is romancing Pussycat Dolls beauty Nicole Scherzinger, 31, met up with the ... Read more...

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Lionel Richie rocks Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Gala 2010


April 3rd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, April 03 (ANI): 'Can't Slow Down' was apparently Lionel Richie's frame of mind when he performed all night long at the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Gala 2010.The famous singer and ... Read more...

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