News tagged with lack of sleep

Study explains how sleep loss can make you fat

A sleepless night makes us more likely to reach for doughnuts or pizza than for whole grains and leafy green vegetables, suggests a new study from UC Berkeley that examines the brain regions that control ...

Aug 06, 2013
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Protecting our brains: Tackling delirium

A new national plan of action provides a roadmap for improving the care of patients with delirium, a poorly understood and often unrecognized brain condition that affects approximately seven million hospitalized Americans ...

Nov 17, 2011
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Sleep deprivation in doctors

Sleep deprivation is an issue that affects practising physicians and not only medical residents, and we need to establish standards for maximum work and minimum uninterrupted sleep to ensure patient safety, states an editorial ...

May 24, 2011
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Teen sleep deprivation related to weight gain

Sleeping less than 8 hours a night may be linked to weight gain in teens, shows a new study presented at CHEST 2011, the 77th annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP). Furthermore, obesity was linked ...

Oct 24, 2011
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