News tagged with night time

Quiet please in the intensive care unit

A study presented at Euroanaesthesia 2016 shows that noise levels in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) can go well above recommended levels, disturbing both patients and the medical teams that care for them. The study is by Dr ...

May 30, 2016
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Blood pressure at night is higher than previously thought

(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at UCL have developed new technology which reveals that blood pressure measured close to the heart is much higher during sleep than previously thought. Night time blood pressure is a strong predictor ...

Jun 12, 2013
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The longer you're awake, the slower you get

Anyone that has ever had trouble sleeping can attest to the difficulties at work the following day. Experts recommend eight hours of sleep per night for ideal health and productivity, but what if five to six hours of sleep ...

Jul 27, 2012
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Study shines light on night-time alertness

The circadian system is not the only pathway involved in determining alertness at night. Research described in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience showed that red light, which does not stimulate the circadian system, ...

Aug 26, 2009
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