News tagged with alarm

Could daylight savings time be a risk to diabetics?

Soon, many will turn back the hands of time as part of the twice-annual ritual of daylight savings time. That means remembering to change the alarm clock next to the bed, which will mean an extra hour of ...

Oct 30, 2014
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Hospital logs staggering 2.5 million alarms in just a month

Following the study of a hospital that logged more than 2.5 million patient monitoring alarms in just one month, researchers at UC San Francisco have, for the first time, comprehensively defined the detailed causes as well ...

Oct 22, 2014
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New cell models for tracking body clock gene function

The consequences of modern life—shift work, cell phone addiction, and travel across time zones—all disturb internal clocks. These are found in the brain where they regulate sleep and throughout the body where they regulate ...

Apr 09, 2014
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Expert discusses sleep disorders, healthy rest

With the arrival of Friday's summer solstice, there's now little night for sleepers who crave darkness. But lack of light is only one impediment to getting a good night's sleep.

Jun 21, 2013
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Social media gives helping hand to fall-prone elderly

When an elderly person suffers a fall it is in their best interests that help arrives as soon as possible, and for this reason most elderly people wear some form of alarm system that lets them contact emergency ...

Jul 16, 2012
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Danish scientists detect new immune alert signal

Researchers from Aarhus University have now located the place in the human body where the earliest virus alert signal triggers the human immune system. They have also discovered a new alarm signal, which is activated at the ...

Jun 22, 2012
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Brits get more sleep while Germans faster out of bed

(Medical Xpress) -- A survey of the nation's sleeping and waking patterns has revealed that on average, we get over 7 hours sleep a night. But we spend 20 minutes in bed after the alarm has gone off while ...

Jun 13, 2012
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One in three households misreports smoke alarm coverage

One in three households in Baltimore misreports its smoke alarm coverage, with the vast majority of errors due to over-reporting coverage, according to a study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research ...

Apr 25, 2012
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