body clock


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body clock

n.
A physiological mechanism that is thought to regulate physical and mental functions in chronological rhythm.
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Key to the problem is circadian disruption-messing with the internal body clock that regulates everything from brainwave activity to hormone production and cell regeneration.
Body Clock YOUR clock starts ticking when you are born And never stops until your last dawn Constantly your clock keeps ticking away Keeping good time as you work rest and play The clock has no batteries or alarm Or electricity which would do you harm It cannot be slow or for that matter fast But for a lifetime it is guaranteed to last Our body clock is a smart bit of kit It will last a lifetime as long as you look after it No you cannot buy a second hand body clock So take good care of the one you have got.
A set going-to-bed time and wake-up time are important to keep the body clock on track.
They linked their findings with the body's circadian rhythm, otherwise known as the body clock.
Scientists were already pondering the concept of body clock genes in the 1960s and 1970s.
Your body clock (AKA circadian rhythm) gets completely confused.
This way your body clock will already be synced to the new time when it happens.
TEHRAN (FNA)- We are more susceptible to infection at certain times of the day as our body clock affects the ability of viruses to replicate and spread between cells, suggests new research.
Academics found that our body clocks affect the ability of viruses to replicate and spread between cells, with those in a resting phase or with a disrupted body clock more likely to succumb to illness.
The company said HETLIOZ is a melatonin receptor agonist and acts as a circadian regulator that resets the master body clock in the suprachiasmatic nucleus in the brain.