(HealthDay)—Far more than just leaving you yawning, a small amount of sleep deprivation disrupts the activity of genes, potentially affecting metabolism and other functions in the human body, a new study ...
Medical research Feb 25, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (9) | 1 |
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 |
What do Moby Dick, the Salem witch trials and alien abductions all have in common? They all circle back to sleep paralysis.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 2 |
Obesity appears to significantly increase the risk of death tied to sleeping pills, nearly doubling the rate of mortality even among those prescribed 18 or fewer pills in a year, researchers reported Friday.
Sleep apnea Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Want a good night's sleep? Be positive – consistently. Although happiness is generally good for sleeping, when a person's happiness varies a lot in reaction to daily ups and downs, sleep suffers, reports ...
Health Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study suggests that there is a significant correlation between excessive daytime sleepiness and vitamin D, and race plays an important factor.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) reinforces the finding that too little sleep or sleep patterns that are inconsistent with our body's "internal biological clock" may lead to increased risk of diabetes ...
Health Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
For some people suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, the remedy feels every bit as troublesome as the disorder. Thats how Robert Upchurch felt until he took advantage of a new class at the Stanford ...
Sleep apnea Jun 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A marker for Alzheimer's disease rises and falls in the spinal fluid in a daily pattern that echoes the sleep cycle, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
(HealthDay)—Even short-term sleep restriction results in an insulin-resistant state in adipocytes, according to research published in the Oct. 16 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Stressful situations at work can have a negative impact on the cardiovascular system and the metabolism. Stress, which is transmitted by direct and indirect signaling pathways, leads to an inflammatory response in the body, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study confirms a link between insomnia and thoughts of suicide and suggests that this relationship is mediated by dysfunctional beliefs and attitudes about sleep as well as nightmares. The study suggests that the targeted ...
Sleep apnea Feb 14, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—A new report warns that popular energy drinks such as Red Bull and Rockstar pose potential hazards to teens, especially when mixed with alcohol.
Pediatrics Feb 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Sleep duration has a significant association with feelings of external pressure to obtain or maintain a thin body among adolescent girls, especially those who are white, suggests a research abstract that will be presented ...
Health Jun 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0