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Comment to “Impact of Daylight Saving Time on circadian timing system: An expert statement”

Published:February 19, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2019.02.006
      The impact of Daylight Saving Time (DST) on daily life has gained a lot of attention in the past few years and, notably, in the past months since the European Commission addressed the issue. It was suggested recently [
      • Meira e Cruz M.
      • Miyazawa M.
      • Manfredini R.
      • Cardinali D.
      • Madrid J.A.
      • Reiter R.
      • et al.
      ] through evidences that the impact of one-hour change of time in the circadian timing system may be relevant in terms of public health. Perhaps inadvertently, authors only addressed one leg of the problem —the magnitude of the change of time—, nonetheless they arrived to a bold statement “DST should be discontinued.”

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