Body clock pills ‘could cure jet lag and manic depression’

“A team of British and American scientists have found a drug which can slow down, kick start and reset the body clocks of mice. It does this by altering a key enzyme which controls the process, called casein kinase 1… He [Prof Loudon] and Dr Mick Hastings of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, worked with a team from Pfizer, the drugs company. Their findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, were funded by the MRC and the Biological Sciences Research Council (BBS RC).” More…