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Toward a Molecular Approach to Chronotype Assessment

Biscontin A, Zarantonello L, Russo A, Costa R, Montagnese R J Biol Rhythms The aim of the present study was to develop a Polygenic Score-based model for molecular chronotype assessment. Questionnaire-based phenotypical chronotype assessment was used as a reference. In total, 54 extremely morning/morning (MM/M; 35 females, 39.7 ± 3.8 years) and 44 extremely evening/evening […]

Editorial: Entrainment of Biological Rhythms

Costa R, Kyriacou C Front Physiol Circadian rhythms are ubiquitous and are observed in nearly all organisms that have been studied which inhabit our planet. These include animals, plants, fungi as well as some bacteria. These endogenous clocks will tick along nicely with an approximately 24 h period in constant conditions because they are generated […]

Changes in Accident & Emergency Visits and Return Visits in Relation to the Enforcement of Daylight Saving Time and Photoperiod

Ferrazzi E., Romualdi C., Ocello M., Frighetto G., Turco M.,Vigolo S., Fabris F., Angeli P.,Vettore G., Costa R., Montagnese S. Journal of Biological Rhythms Daylight saving time (DST) is a source of circadian disruption impinging on millions of people every year. Our aim was to assess modifications, if any, in the number, type, and outcome […]