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By: Tamara Sellman, RPSGT, CCSH on March 20th, 2020

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Recent Circadian Rhythm News, Spring 2020

CIRCADIAN WIRE final 1Circadian Wire is an occasional supplemental news report 
capturing circadian rhythm news of relevant interest to sleep
technologists and sleep health educators not featured in 
our regular news series, This Week in Sleep Medicine.


NOTE: Some links might require additional registration or password access. If you work in a sleep clinic, hospital system, or research institution, you should be able to allocate access through them. 
  1. Neurobiology of Disease : The wrinkling of time: Aging, inflammation, oxidative stress, and the circadian clock in neurodegeneration [MAR 13, 2020]
  2. Sleep Health : Adherence and acceptability of light therapies to improve sleep in intrinsic circadian rhythm sleep disorders and neuropsychiatric illness: a systematic review [MAR 12, 2020]
  3. Pub Med : Vitamin D and Sleep Regulation: Is There a Role for Vitamin D? [MAR 10, 2020]
  4. Neurology Live : Rhythm Disturbances in iRBD May Be Marker of Early Parkinson Disease [MAR 8, 2020]
  5. Biomedical Beat Blog : Pathways : The Circadian Rhythms Issue [MAR 4, 2020]
  6. The Wall Street Journal : Here’s Why Health Experts Want to Stop Daylight-Saving Time [MAR 4, 2020]
  7. MedPage Today : Weekend Warriors Be Warned: Irregular Sleep Patterns Linked to CV Risk [MAR 2, 2020]
  8. Sleep Medicine : Disrupted Sleep Maintenance Is Associated with Altered Circadian Phase and Phase Angle in Community-Dwelling Adults [FEB 29, 2020]
  9. Sleep Medicine : Social timing influences sleep quality in patients with sleep disorders [FEB 29, 2020]
  10. HR News : Shift Work – Advice for the overworked, under-slept employees of the night [FEB 25, 2020]
  11. Center for Environmental Therapy : I just did the Morningness-Eveningness assessment questionnaire… [FEB 23, 2020]
  12. Journal of Sports Science & Medicine : Effect of Acute Sleep Hygiene on Salivary Cortisol Level Following A Late Night Soccer-Specific Training Session (Letter to the Editor) [FEB 23, 2020]
  13. University of North Carolina School of Medicine : A New Jetlag Drug? Scientists Create Selective Molecules to Bind to MT1 Receptors [FEB 21, 2020]
  14. Journal of Daylighting : Application of Different Circadian Lighting Metrics in a Health Residence [FEB 20, 2020]
  15. Sleep : Weekly alternation of morning and afternoon school start times: implications for sleep and daytime functioning of adolescents [FEB 20, 2020]
  16. University of Washington School of Medicine : Let there be 'circadian' light: New study describes science behind best lights to affect sleep, mood and learning. [FEB 20, 2020]
  17. Center for Environmental Therapy : When Do Children and Teens Need Protective Eyewear to Get a Good Night’s Sleep? [FEB 19, 2020]
  18. Nutrients : Chrono-Nutrition and Diet Quality in Adolescents with Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder [FEB 19, 2020]
  19. Rensselaer : With $3 Million NIH Grant Renewal, Mariana Figueiro Pushes the Frontiers of Light Therapy [FEB 18, 2020]
  20. Sleep Health : Sleep misalignment and circadian rhythm impairment in long-haul bus drivers under a two-up operations system [FEB 17, 2020]
  21. Frontiers in Neurology : Sleep and Circadian Rhythms in Survivors of Acute Respiratory Failure [FEB 14, 2020]
  22. Airport Technology : Fighting fatigue: can airlines help crew balance their body clock? [FEB 6, 2020]
  23. Baltimore Post-Examiner : Why Light Pollution May Be Impacting Your Sleep [JAN 27, 2020]
  24. Current Opinion in Physiology : Mechanisms mediating the effects of light on sleep and alertness: current challenges [JAN 20, 2020]
  25. JCI Insight : Perfect timing: circadian rhythms, sleep, and immunity — an NIH workshop summary [JAN 16, 2020]