Monthly Archives: June 2010

Climate Change Controversy and Climate Audit

While Cycles Research Institute does not maintain any particular position on climate change, we do believe that cycles studies can help significantly in determining what proportion of climate change is attributable to humans. To this end it is important that … Continue reading

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Cycle in US depressions

(from a post by Darrin Vernier in astrofin Yahoo group) The two Great Depressions of American history up to this point have been in 1873 and 1929. Interestingly 56 years has been a favorite cycle period of authors such as … Continue reading

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Harmonically Related Cycles in IBM Share Price

Analyzing 67 significant cycles periods in IBM share prices by Kotov’s method of finding communalities produces a series of periods 120,60, 20, 10, 5, 2.5 days, agreeing with J M Hursts nominal cycles and Edward R Dewey’s common cycles ratios. Continue reading

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Cycles in Sunspot Number Reconstruction for 11,000 Years

This analysis is based on a Sunspot number reconstruction from Radiocarbon C14 in Tree Rings by Solanki, S.K., et al.  2005, and the data was obtained from NOAA. C14 is generally accepted as being a proxy for solar activity, possibly … Continue reading

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The Dance of Winter and Summer

The planets are not the piper
They are also in the dance
The universal rhythms
Make sun, planets and life
All follow the swaying
As the great waves
Pass through us all
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How Does Your Brain Keep Track of Time?

A new finding challenges conventional wisdom about the mind’s internal clock

By Mike Orcutt | Posted February 22, 2010

Researchers have found some misbehaving neurons in the part of the brain that tells time. The startling discovery could change how neuroscientists think about the brain’s influence on the body’s biological rhythms, and has raised questions about the very definition of a functioning neuron. Continue reading

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Female Hormones

Psychology Today

Health Matters

Women have twice the frequency of depression as men.
Published on April 14, 2010

Women have twice the frequency of depression as men, and are more vulnerable to many psychiatric disorders between puberty and menopause. Menopause and the post partum are time of high vulnerability for women. Women are more likely to be hospitalized or jailed in the days just before menstruation begins. Continue reading

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The Uncertain Etiology of PMS and a Link to Infectious Disease


Posted on: April 26, 2010 8:00 AM, by Tara C. Smith
Student guest post by Anne Dressler

Ninety percent of menstruating women experience some kind of premenstrual symptoms during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle, with 20-30% experiencing moderate to severe symptoms. With an even more severe collection of symptoms, is premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). 3-8% of menstruating women report symptoms severe enough to be considered suffering from PMDD. Yet another designation, premenstrual magnification (PMM), is used to describe women who are symptomatic the entire cycle but have a premenstrual exacerbation of a diagnosed psychiatric, medical, or gynecological condition. Continue reading

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Women With Variants in “CLOCK” Gene Have Higher Risk of Breast Cancer


February 2010

New Haven, Conn. — A Yale University-led team of researchers has demonstrated for the first time that variants in a gene responsible for regulating the body’s circadian rhythm may lead to breast cancer. The study appears as an OnlineFirst publication of the journal Cancer Research. Continue reading

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Scientists manipulate immune system to fight cancer

Melbourne researchers think they have found a way to turn off the cells that prevent cancer patients’ immune systems from beating previously untreatable tumours.

Updated Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:53pm AEDT

The Women’s Cancer Foundation and Monash University in Melbourne have just begun an 18-month trial using low dosage chemotherapy pills. They say it could save hundreds-of-thousands of lives each year. Continue reading

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