Lipidomics, Circadian Rhythms, and Chronobiology

    March 8, 2015
    Chronobiology

    Lipids are essential for biological mechanisms, from serving as signaling molecules to maintaining cellular processes. They are fundamental elements that compose cellular membranes. They are also the basis of energy storage. In addition to all of these functions, lipids are closely associated with circadian rhythms that control the regular metabolism and physiological processes on a daily basis (Adamovich et al., 2014). The disturbance of the circadian oscillation has been related …Read the Rest

    Glucocorticoids, Shift Work, and the Central and Peripheral Clocks

    February 27, 2015
    Chronobiology

    The circadian system can be influenced by both the environment and human activities. For example, shift work can cause a …Read the Rest

    Negative Impacts of Electronic Devices on Sleep

    January 26, 2015
    Chronobiology

    The decrease of sleep time and quality in recent decades has led to unhealthy lifestyle and negative impacts on health …Read the Rest

    The Effects of Artificial Morning Light on Cognition

    January 15, 2015
    Chronobiology

    Chronic sleep restriction (SR) has detrimental influences on cognitive functions. Although such effects can be reduced by light exposure, it …Read the Rest

    The Effects of Melatonin on Sleep Disorders and Pediatric Problems

    January 12, 2015
    Chronobiology

    Melatonin is a hormone produced by the pineal gland. It is chronobiotic and crucial in the regulation of the circadian …Read the Rest

    Neurophysiological Effects of A Mind-Body Intervention on Depression

    December 19, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Mind-body interventions may have beneficial effects on many psychological problems such as depression. A recent study investigated the neuroelectrophysiological effects …Read the Rest

    Comprehensive Mind-Body Interventions for Chronic Diseases

    December 12, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and arthritis have caused not only higher costs of health care, but also elevated …Read the Rest

    Chan-Based Mind-Body Intervention for the Elderly

    December 8, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Aging has complex impacts on both of the psychological and physical health. Methods in mind-body medicine may help relief certain …Read the Rest

    Potential Benefits of Mind-Body Methods for Arthritis

    December 1, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Arthritis is a detrimental disease that may cause both of the physical and psychological incapability of patients. Up to now …Read the Rest

    Mind-Body Medicine and the Immune Functions

    November 25, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Techniques in mind-body medicine such as meditation have many psychological and physiological benefits. They are especially helpful for health maintenance …Read the Rest

    Mind-Body Medicine for Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis

    November 22, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Patients of multiple sclerosis (MS) often suffer from cognitive impairment, which is incapacitating and affects the quality of life. Personalized …Read the Rest

    Inner Relationship Focusing and Self-Awareness

    November 20, 2014
    Mind-Body

    As one of the mind-body techniques, inner relationship focusing is not only for emotional healing, it may also enhance self-awareness. …Read the Rest

    The Effects of Mind-Body Medicine on Mindfulness and Quality of Life

    November 17, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Psychological stress has been associated with many chronic diseases. Such connections have suggested that holistic approaches that involve both of …Read the Rest

    Mind-Body Medicine for Cognitive Decline

    November 13, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Peri- and post-menopausal women often have both mental and physical health problems, including sleep complaints, hot flashes, and depression. These …Read the Rest

    Mind-Body Methods for Improving Anxiety and Depression

    November 11, 2014
    Mind-Body

    About 350 million people suffer from depression and various mental problems globally (Jacquart et al., 2014). This number is still …Read the Rest

    The Potential Benefits of Tai Chi on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

    November 9, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a globally common chronic disease that is incapacitating the patients gradually. Patients with COPD …Read the Rest

    Mind-Body Methods May Improve Sleep Quality in Cancer Patients

    November 7, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Cancer patients often have sleep problems that influence their quality of life and disease recovery. Mind-body interventions (MBIs) are known …Read the Rest

    Mind-Body Medicine and Heart Diseases

    November 5, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Even though medical treatments have successfully reduced the rate of cardiovascular deaths in recent years, it is still necessary to …Read the Rest

    Stress Screening and Mind-Body Medicine for Chronic Diseases

    October 31, 2014
    Mind-Body

    Although many chronic and severe diseases such as cancer are apparently physical, they can also lead to psychological distress and …Read the Rest

    Psychoneuroimmunology, Anxiety, and Inflammation

    October 12, 2014
    Psychoneuroimmunology

    The emerging discipline of psychoneuroimmunology focuses on the interactions and cross talk among the immune system, the central nervous system …Read the Rest

    Variations in Frontal Dysfunctions in BPD and ADHD

    September 26, 2014
    Psychoneuroimmunology

    Impulsive behaviors are the important features of disorders including borderline personality disorder (BPD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Impulsivity has a …Read the Rest

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