Jet lag – not to be taken lightly

In a disquieting finding, jetlag proved lethal for older mice in an experiment conducted by Univ of Virginia researchers. Younger mice fared better. Frequent travelers and jet-setting corporate chieftains will likely take note as should those who work regular night-shifts. What can be done to combat the dangers of an internal body clock thrown out of gear? The Internet’s top health destinations (webMd, the major search engines, e-diets) are useful resources for those looking to minimize the dangers of what’s now recognized as a serious threat.

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Vijay Dandapani

Co-founder and president of a New York based hotel company for 24 years. Grew the firm to five hotels in Manhattan and also developed a greenfield project at MacArthur airport, New York. Speaker at numerous prestigious forums including Economy Hotels World Asia, Lodging Conference, NYU, Columbia University Real Estate Roundtable, Baruch College's Zicklin School and ALIS. President and ceo of New York City Hotel Association since January 2017.