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A new study found a relationship between sleep duration and suicidal thoughts in people with insomnia.
Health May 15, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For years, Paul Shaw, PhD, a researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has used what he learns in fruit flies to look for markers of sleep loss in humans.
Medical research May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
With work and entertainment operating around the clock in our modern society, sleep is often a casualty. A bevy of research has shown a link between sleep deprivation and cardiovascular disease, metabolic disorders, and obesity. ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Sleep is disrupted in people who likely have early Alzheimer's disease but do not yet have the memory loss or other cognitive problems characteristic of full-blown disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 11, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
The connection between poor sleep, memory loss and brain deterioration as we grow older has been elusive. But for the first time, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a link between these hallmark ...
Neuroscience Jan 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (8) | 4 |
Half of the benefit of taking sleeping pills comes from the placebo effect, according to a major new study published in the British Medical Journal.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Visceral, or deep belly, obesity is a risk factor for bone loss and decreased bone strength in men, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neuroscientists studying the link between poor sleep and schizophrenia have found that irregular sleep patterns and desynchronised brain activity during sleep could trigger some of the disease's symptoms. The findings, published ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Losing weight can help people who are overweight get a better night's sleep, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Intervention stopped early in NIH-funded study of weight loss in overweight and obese adults with type 2 diabetes after finding no harm, but no cardiovascular benefits
Diabetes Oct 19, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
In a study that challenges the long-held notion that the primary function of sleep is to give rest to the brain, researchers have found that not getting enough shut-eye has a harmful impact on fat cells, reducing by 30 percent ...
Medical research Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Although bariatric surgery results in greater weight loss than conventional measures, new research shows this does not translate into significantly greater improvement in obstructive sleep ...
Sleep apnea Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Over the past decade, scientists have learned that sleep is one of the best memory aids available, but Mark Gluck wants to take that research further. The Rutgers professor, an expert in cognitive and computational ...
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin, in a team led by Carol Everson, Ph.D., professor of neurology, cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy, have discovered abnormalities in bone and bone marrow in rats undergoing ...
Medical research Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Adequate sleep is an important part of a weight loss plan and should be added to the recommended mix of diet and exercise, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Overweight and Obesity Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0