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A cure for jet lag ?

By T.K. Randall
October 10, 2009 · Comment icon 1 comment

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Scientists have discovered how signals from the brain control our biological clocks, research which could lead to treatments for cancer and Alzheimer's as well as helping nightshift workers and frequent flyers stay awake.
A pill that cures jet lag is a step closer today, after scientists discovered how signals from the brain control our biological clocks. Tests on mice suggested the human body clock - controlled by a region of the brain called the suprachiasmatic nuclei - does not constantly fire electrical pulses to regulate our sleeping patterns, as was previously thought.

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