Strokes are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, as well as around the world. Various environmental and biological factors are known to affect the risks and outcomes of strokes.
Tag: biological rhythms
How age and sex influence our body clocks
The human body runs on a finely tuned clock synchronized to the 24-hour cycle of Earth’s rotation, known as the circadian clock, which controls various physiological processes such as the sleep-wake cycle, hormone production, and metabolism.
New study deepens understanding of the regulation of circadian rhythms in the mammalian central clock
Circadian rhythms are inherent cycles of approximately 24 hours that regulate various biological processes, such as sleep and wakefulness.