Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PST1 in 5 young people regularly wake up in the night to send or check messages on social media, according to new research published in the Journal of Youth Studies.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTExperts have found that in order to maintain a healthy brain and stay mentally sharp, we must make it a priority to get the required amount of sleep in later life.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA study of nearly 3,000 older Chinese adults finds that napping for around an hour after lunch may improve memory and thinking ability.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study from the laboratory of Hiroki Ueda at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center investigates circadian timekeeping with a novel approach to creating genetic knock-out rescue mice.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers found that a prescription drug used to treat narcolepsy reduced impulsivity in men, which is considered a driver of food addiction and obesity.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTAfter a traumatic brain injury (TBI), people also experience major sleep problems, including changes in their sleep-wake cycle.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTGenome analysis of over 112,500 participants in the UK Biobank links self-reported sleep disruption to obesity, restless legs syndrome, and schizophrenia.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 03:00:00 PSTThe degree to which one is disturbed by noises of everyday life may be related to how the brain processes variations in the sound stream, according to new findings published in Scientific Reports.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTSundowner's syndrome often affects older people with dementia, causing them to feel agitated in the early evening. Find out how to reduce the impact.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIndividuals with REM sleep behavior disorder act out their dreams. New research delves into the neurological mechanisms behind this rare condition.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt is not well understood what role sleep loss plays in affecting areas of the brain that control the desire to consume unhealthy foods.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTDrivers who get 1-2 hours less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep may almost double their risk of a vehicle crash, a new report finds.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThere may be some strength to the old-age advice that you should never go to bed on an argument; a study finds sleep makes bad memories harder to suppress.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt's somewhat of a little-known adverse effect of having breast cancer, but studies suggest that approximately 30% to 40% of women with breast cancer report persistent hot flashes.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTPreparing for the day's overindulgence? New research indicates you might want to watch your intake of protein and salt - it could put you in a food coma.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTA mouse study has found that prolonged sleep deprivation - or 'social jet lag' - may disrupt normal liver functioning, increasing the risk of liver cancer.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTMothers smoking in pregnancy, children skipping breakfast and not having a regular bedtime or sufficient sleep all appear to be important factors in predicting whether a child will become overweight...
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPoor sleep - even if you don't have sleep apnea - may be linked to higher risks of developing an irregular heartbeat.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTExposure to smartphone screens is associated with lower sleep quality, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Matthew Christensen from the University of California...
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTLearn about excessive sweating in male and female cancer patients and what treatments are available. Also learn about other causes of night sweats.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTTreating sleep deprivation could potentially help reduce sugar intake, say UC San Francisco researchers.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:00:00 PSTNew study has uncovered a gene variation that is more common among shift workers who experience exhaustion as a result of their irregular working patterns.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 03:00:00 PSTChronic insufficient sleep is at epidemic levels in U.S. teens and has been associated with depression, substance use, accidents, and academic failure.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTSleep deprivation may result in people consuming more calories during the following day, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis led by researchers at King's College London.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTResearchers have identified two genes in mice that control dreaming and deep sleep. The finding could yield new treatments for human sleep disorders.