Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Malfunctioning Circadian Clock May Cause Some Diseases and Disorders

| March 31, 2011

Untitled Document Our Circadian Clock and New Research The term "circadian" comes from the Latin ‘circa’, meaning "around", and ‘diem’, meaning "day". A circadian rhythm is an endogenous (self-sustained) driven 24-hour cycle in biochemical, physiological or behavioural processes. It is adjusted to the environment by external cues, such as daylight. A great deal of research […]

Lack of sleep linked with Reduced Brain Ability – Berkeley Neural Investigation

| November 8, 2007

Lack of Sleep Research teams at the University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard Medical School have completed the first set of experiments that demonstrate that healthy people’s brains are not able to cope with normal emotional challenges when deprived of sleep.  The findings are published in the journal Current Biology. This clinical evidence suggests that […]