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Biological Clock

5 Questions Women Are Guaranteed To Hear Between Cradle And Grave

Sharon Kurtzman | Posted 09.26.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Kurtzman

Sometimes inquiring minds want to know the darnedest things. These five cringe-worthy questions can make you squirm, sweat and stammer. But take heart, because you're not alone; at this point in my life, I've been asked each one of these beauties.

Just One Night Of Bad Sleep Can Alter Your Genes

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.01.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that skimping on sleep can screw with our health and biological clock, which helps our bodies adapt to the daily cycle of d...

Why We Should Match Our Work Schedules To Our Biological Clocks

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.12.2015 | Healthy Living

It's not uncommon for shift workers to struggle with the quality of their sleep, often logging less than six hours of shut-eye each night. However, a ...

Newly Discovered DNA Clock Runs Too Fast -- Scientific Evidence Can Hardly Keep Up

Cecile Janssens | Posted 04.07.2015 | Science
Cecile Janssens

Aging is a process that changes the entire body and expectedly on a detailed molecular level too. Future research will identify novel biomarkers that indicate faster or slower aging on the basis of which predictive tests can be developed. But we are not there yet. And likely not even close.

Scientists Discover 'Reset' Button For Brain's Biological Clock

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.03.2015 | Science

There's a master "circadian clock" in your brain that maintains your rhythms of sleeping and waking -- and for the first time, scientists may have fou...

The Key Factors That Affect Jet Lag

Map Happy | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

It would be great if there was some catch-all but perhaps the best way to beating jet lag is to know all the different elements that affect it.

Getting a Ph.D. in You!

Lindsay Agne | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Agne

Pay attention to you. Change things that are not working for you. Have the courage to question; you will find many others that are right there with you.

11 Signs You're With The Person You Should Marry

YourTango | Posted 02.05.2015 | Weddings

By Dr. Tina Tessina for Do men have biological clocks? Yes, they do! A man can feel the need to grow up and have a family, especi...

Here's How Food Choices May Help You Avoid Jet Lag

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.11.2014 | Science

Has science found a new way to beat jet lag? A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that what you eat may affect your internal circadian rh...

The 50 Shades Of Being Almost 40

Lynn Morrison | Posted 08.10.2014 | Women
Lynn Morrison

The gray hair on my chin is mocking me. I try to pluck it and miss. It cackles. This is one of the 50 shades of almost 40. With the big day looming off in the not too distant future, I am coming to realize that 40 does not look like what I thought it would.

Who Cares About Men's Biological Clocks?

Amber Madison | Posted 05.05.2014 | Women
Amber Madison

Do guys like having sex? Yes. Does that mean they'd rather be playing the field instead of having the emotional support of someone special who loves them? No.

Turns Out Men Have A Biological Clock Too | Posted 02.27.2014 | Parents

Do men have a biological clock of sorts? A large new study suggests they may. ...

6 Ways To Outsmart Aging -- And Feel Younger

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM You’ve probably heard a thousand times that as you age, your body and mind begin to “go”—you can no longer mo...

6 Fertility Myths and Misconceptions Revealed

Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD | Posted 04.01.2014 | Women
Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD

These are many preconceived notions passed around about fertility. It's normal to have questions, even if you aren't actively starting to grow your family. Here is a list of some of the most widespread myths about fertility.

Tikker: The Death/Happiness Watch

Jenny Davis | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Jenny Davis

Really, the Tikker is not much different than putting an inspirational saying on your bathroom mirror.

I Never Wanted Kids -- And Then Everything Changed

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I somehow missed the gene that makes people think babies are cute. I hate to say it, but yes -- probably even your baby. And yet, when I reached my late 20s, I realized I needed a baby and started panicking about completing the requisite steps to get there ASAP.

Not Often and Early, But Rarely and Late

Alison Wolf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Alison Wolf

The idea that it would be "normal" to have one's first child after the age of 30 would have seemed completely extraordinary to any past generation.

Artist, Viva Ruiz, Talks Non-existent Biological Clocks, Brainwashing, and the Importance of Partying

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 10.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

If you've never seen/heard/danced your ass off to any of Viva Ruiz's work, you're missing out. It's hard to pin down Ruiz. Native New Yorker, first-generation American, queer, feminist, dancer, filmmaker, musician, revolutionary: you can try to label her, but, if you do, you're missing the point.

The Agony of the Undecided: Does Egg Freezing Help Women Know if They Want Kids?

Sarah Elizabeth Richards | Posted 10.08.2013 | Women
Sarah Elizabeth Richards

More and more women are seeking refuge in the freezer. It's nice in the world of "Maybe someday. Just not now." But we all know that the respite from the biological clock is temporary.

Your Other Biological Clock: When Do You Start Pursuing A Life That Matters?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The muddled message we then send is that our meaning in life comes from the work we do. While that may be true for some people, it's certainly not the case for many. Here are five ways to begin crafting more meaningful connections and lives.

I Hate the Clock

Khara Campbell | Posted 09.22.2013 | Women
Khara Campbell

Let's face it, I've never been on time for anything. Throughout the history of my life, I take the time I'm supposed to be somewhere, adjust it according to the typical uncontrollable variables (traffic, bathroom break, unforeseen acts of God), and that is when I'll be there.

WATCH: Should We Be Panicking About Fertility?

Posted 06.27.2013 | Women

Should women be worried about their fertility as they enter their 30s? Maybe, maybe not. Dr. Jean Twenge published a story in the Atlantic last we...

Hunter Stuart

Study Shows Living In The City Speeds Up Biological Clock | Hunter Stuart | Posted 06.06.2013 | Green

Life in the city may not just be exciting, it might be speeding up your biological rhythm. A new study has revealed that living in an urban enviro...

WATCH: 'I Froze My Eggs'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women

Would you spend $50,000 to preserve the option of having kids? Sarah Elizabeth Richards, author of "Motherhood, Rescheduled," joined Dena Takruri o...

WATCH: Why Do We Get Older?

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.13.2013 | Science

Why do we get older? It might seem like a silly question, but scientists have asked it in hopes that they might one day counteract the process. "Th...