Sleep
Rutgers expert shares tips on how to minimize jet lag, sleep disruptions during the holidays  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
With shorter daylight hours, stress and travel to different time zones, the holiday season can disrupt our circadian... more
Nurses sleep less before a scheduled shift, hindering patient care and safety  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Nurses sleep nearly an hour and a half less before work days compared to days off, which hurts patient care and safety, finds a... more
Miniaturized, light-adaptive, wireless dosimeters autonomously monitor exposure to electromagnetic radiation  Science Magazine · 2 days
Exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR) from the sun and from artificial lighting systems represents a modifiable risk factor for a broad range of health conditions including skin cancer,... more
Combining science and design to measure our exposure to light  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Daylight plays an essential role in sleep, alertness and hormone regulation. Scientists are now developing a wearable sensor that measures how much light an individual is exposed to... more
New Year's resolutions to improve the quality and quantity of sleep  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New Year's Day is the sleepiest day of the year according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine survey results of 2,003 U.S. adults. more
Skipping one night of sleep may leave insomniacs twice as impaired  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Poor daytime functioning is a frequent complaint among those suffering from insomnia. Previous studies have found that their daytime cognitive performance is not significantly degraded, seemingly... more
Medical News Today: Stroke: Excessive sleep may raise risk by 85%  MNT · 3 days
New research finds that stroke risk is higher among people who regularly take long naps or need more than 9 hours of sleep each night. more
Sleep helps the brain consolidate information stored in long-term memory  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A review of more than 130 studies explains how sleep helps people learn new information and plays an important role in storing learned content for future use. The... more
Nurses' sleep duration before work may impact quality of care and patient safety  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Nurses sleep nearly an hour and a half less before work days compared to days off, which hurts patient care and safety,... more
Seven ways to get the right amount of sleep during holiday season  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Aunt Jessica is visiting from the west coast. Twelve gifts need wrapping. Three party invites just arrived by text message. And now little Timmy's... more
Skipping one night of sleep may exacerbate performance impairment in insomniacs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A new study conducted by researchers at Washington State University shows that individuals with chronic sleep-onset insomnia who pulled an all-nighter performed up to twice as... more
Sleep fragmentation, microglial aging, and cognitive impairment in adults with and without Alzheimers dementia  Science Magazine · 4 days
Sleep disruption is associated with cognitive decline and dementia in older adults; however, the underlying mechanisms are unclear. In rodents,... more
Medical News Today: Pressure points to help you fall asleep  MNT · 4 days
Some people use acupressure to help ease insomnia and encourage sleep. Here, learn which pressure points may be effective and what the research says. more
New free mobile app helps families keep their infants safe  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Placing an infant to sleep safely can save lives. A new, free mobile app, Baby be Well, helps families keep their infants safe throughout the first year of... more
Medical News Today: Melatonin: Is it safe for babies?  MNT · 1 week
Melatonin is a hormone in the body, and taking supplementary melatonin can help adults get to sleep. But is it safe for babies and kids? Find out here. more
Sleep does not improve memory in eyewitness identifications  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study from British researchers has revealed that sleep does not improve memory in an eyewitness. The study titled, “The impact of sleep on eyewitness identifications,” was published in the latest... more
Probiotic may help treat colic in infants  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Probiotics -- or 'good bacteria' -- have been used to treat infant colic with varying success. In a new trial, investigators have shown that drops containing a particular probiotic strain (Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis... more
Machine learning that works like a dream  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm that classifies the sleep stages of mice with record accuracy. This work may be used to greatly enhance the field of sleep research. more
UIC researchers receive $2.9 million to study sleep apnea and chronic kidney disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
University of Illinois at Chicago researchers received $2.9 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study... more
Water management grows farm profits  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A healthy lifestyle consists of a mixture of habits. Diet, exercise, sleep and other factors all must be in balance. Similarly, a sustainable farm operates on a balanced plan of soil, crop, and water management techniques. more
Face mask can help combat mild cases of sleep condition  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A night time face mask can improve energy levels and vitality in people who suffer from the condition sleep apnea, which is associated with snoring and breathing problems... more
Strong beers that contain gut-friendly bacteria may help fight obesity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Drinking a strong type of beer, particularly a Belgian one, can help combat obesity, promote a good night’s sleep, and may help you live longer, a new study... more
Researchers study link between persistent concussion symptoms and recovery outcomes in children  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Sleep problems, fatigue and attention difficulties in the weeks after a child's concussion injury could be a sign of reduced brain function and decreased... more
California is famous for earthquakes and wildfires—but don't forget about its volcanoes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Margaret Mangan didn't sleep well in the weeks following the Ridgecrest, Calif., earthquakes. The July shaking triggered a swarm of smaller tremors in the... more
Concussion recovery not clear cut for children  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Sleep problems, fatigue and attention difficulties in the weeks after a child's concussion injury could be a sign of reduced brain function and decreased grey matter. more
Compound controls biological clock with light  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at Japan's Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM) of Nagoya University, the Netherlands' University of Groningen, and colleagues have found a new way to regulate the biological clocks of cells. Further studies on their approach, published... more
Through my eyes: Living with an invisible illness  MNT · 2 weeks
My name is Sylvia Arotin, and I have an invisible illness. This is my story of living with dysautonomia, and why I won't let it get in the way of my dreams. more
Medical News Today: Through my eyes: Living with an invisible illness  MNT · 2 weeks
My name is Sylvia Arotin, and I have an invisible illness. This is my story of living with dysautonomia, and why I won't let it get... more
Researchers identify potential cause of noise-related blood vessel damage, heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Long-term exposure to environmental noise - think planes, trains, and automobiles -- has been linked in multiple studies to adverse health effects such as poor sleep,... more
Medical News Today: 6 home remedies for obstructive sleep apnea  MNT · 3 weeks
Sleep apnea is a common condition. Without treatment, it can lead to more serious health issues. Here, learn about the causes of sleep apnea and six home remedies... more
Medical News Today: Sleep loss may contribute to heart disease in those with low incomes  MNT · 3 weeks
Recent evidence suggests that insufficient sleep may mediate the link between a low socioeconomic status and a higher... more
Women may be preferentially underdiagnosed for obstructive sleep apnea  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been considered a predominantly male disease. While more women have been diagnosed with OSA in recent years, the numbers remain disproportionate, with 3-to-5 times more... more
How our dreams prepare us to face our fears  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Do bad dreams serve a purpose? Researchers analyzed the dreams of people and identified which areas of the brain were activated when they experienced fear in their dreams. They found... more
Dreams can help us react better to frightening situations  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Do bad dreams serve a real purpose? To answer this question, researchers from the University of Geneva and University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland, - working in collaboration with the University... more
Sleep deprivation 'triples the number of lapses in attention'  MNT · 3 weeks
Accumulating evidence shows that sleep loss can severely hamper our ability to handle complex tasks, which, researchers note, can be 'risky.' more
Medical News Today: Sleep deprivation 'triples the number of lapses in attention'  MNT · 3 weeks
Accumulating evidence shows that sleep loss can severely hamper our ability to handle complex tasks, which, researchers note, can be 'risky.' more
New targeted treatment for insomnia has fewer side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders, and is most commonly treated with hypnotics. However, hypnotics have motor and cognitive side effects. more
New targeted treatment or insomnia has fewer side effects  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders, and is most commonly treated with hypnotics. However, hypnotics have motor and cognitive side effects. more
Lack of sleep may explain why poor people get more heart disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Insufficient sleep is one reason why disadvantaged groups have more heart disease. more
Insufficient sleep may explain why disadvantaged groups have more heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Insufficient sleep is one reason why disadvantaged groups have more heart disease. That's the finding of a study published today in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of... more
Sleep deprivation affects people much more than previous theories have suggested  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Michigan State University's Sleep and Learning Lab has conducted one of the largest sleep studies to date, revealing that sleep deprivation affects us much more than... more
Medical News Today: Short sleep may harm bone health in older women  MNT · 4 weeks
A study of 11,000 postmenopausal women has linked sleeping for no more than 5 hours per night to a higher risk of having low... more
Study: Just one extra hour of sleep can provide health benefits for college students  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
College life can be rigorous and exhausting, but new research suggests that just one extra hour of sleep a night... more
Mysterious feather duvet lung disease nearly kills a man  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A soft pillow and a warm duvet are all you need to have a soothing and relaxing sleep, especially during the frigid season. However, a man from the United Kingdom... more
Chronic opioid therapy can disrupt sleep, increase risk of sleep disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Patients and medical providers should be aware that chronic opioid use can interfere with sleep by reducing sleep efficiency and increasing the risk of sleep-disordered breathing. more
Yoga and physical therapy as treatment for chronic lower back pain also improves sleep  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need... more
Yoga and physical therapy effective in treating co-occurring sleep disturbance, back pain  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Yoga and physical therapy (PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, according to... more
Animal Study Links Healthy Sleep to Earthquake-Like Brain-Wave Bursts  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
Cortical arousals and brief awakenings during sleep exhibit non-equilibrium dynamics and complex organization across time scales necessary for... more
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