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Impact of Daylight Saving Time on circadian timing system: An expert statement

M. Meira e Cruz, M. Miyazawa, R. Manfredini, D. Cardinali, J. A. Madrid, R. Reiter, J. F. Araujo, R. Agostinho, D. Acuńa-Castroviejo

Abstract
Highlights
• Daylight Saving Time is considered a risky behavior for health and welbeing.
• Daylight Saving Time induces circadian misalignement.
• Impact of Daylight Saving Time and traveling trough time zones is different.
• In order to prevent related negative consequences, Daylight Saving Time should be discontinued.

European Journal of Internal Medicine
Volume 60, Page 1
2019 February

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Instituto de AstrofĆ­sica e CiĆŖncias do EspaƧo Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
FundaĆ§Ć£o para a CiĆŖncia e a Tecnologia COMPETE 2020 PORTUGAL 2020 UniĆ£o Europeia