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Social jetlag and its consequences

Urgent appointments, tight work timetables and hectic social schedules structure modern life, and they very often clash with our intrinsic biological rhythms. The discrepancy results in so-called social jetlag, which can damage one’s health. Among other effects, it can contribute to the development of obesity, as a new study lead by chronobiologist Professor Till Roenneberg from LMU Munich shows.

16.04.2012

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