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Thus, seizures are organized by underlying biological rhythms that operate over multiple timescales and jointly modulate seizure risk," according to the researchers.
The laureates used fruit flies to isolate a gene that controls the normal daily biological rhythm and showed how this gene encoded a protein that accumulates in the cell during the night and degrades during the day.
Human performances dependent on biological rhythms, namely the sleep-wake rhythm.
The biological rhythms of each individual are vulnerable, and their misalignment entangles mood and sleep variations; the last two are closely connected.
I checked the Internet and found that last year, two researchers at Nagoya University-Tsuyoshi Shimmura and Takashi Yoshimura-made it to the international news because of their study of roosters crowing, and their conclusion that these birds do have a circadian clock, an internal biological rhythm.
The book winds to a close by discussing the International Society for the Study of Biological Rhythm, Swedish neutrality in the 1940s-50s, and how the nominally international society gradually grew into a functionally international entity.
In mammals, the circadian clock is controlled by an area of the brain called the suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN) which pulls every cell in the body into the same biological rhythm.
Chronotherapy is the timing of medical interventions according to biological rhythm determinants as a means to optimize treatment outcomes and minimize or avoid adverse effects.
By adverting to the biological rhythm of his farm, he does not intervene in the biological with industrial remedies with their unforeseen consequences.
What this suggests, they say, is that our highs and lows are driven more by a shared biological rhythm than by culture or environment.
individual's own biological rhythm and their ability to adapt to changes in those rhythms).

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