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Sleep and weight gain

You probably know this ritual: the kids are in bed, the television is on, and you reach for the chips or the ice cream. Before long, it's 1 a.m., and you are dreading your alarm clock in the morning as you guiltily pick up ...

Mar 08, 2016
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Homeschooled kids sleep more than others

A new study published in Behavioral Sleep Medicine shows that children who are taught at home get more sleep than those who go to private and public schools. The findings provide additional evidence of teens' altered biological ...

Mar 02, 2016
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Biologists identify gene that helps regulate sleep

Caltech biologists have performed the first large-scale screening in a vertebrate animal for genes that regulate sleep, and have identified a gene that when overactivated causes severe insomnia. Expression of the gene, neuromedin ...

Feb 17, 2016
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The science behind why you love a weekend lie-in

Sleeping in over the weekend is one of life's great pleasures. Yet some of us are much better at it than others. A teenager is much more likely to emerge from their bed at midday than their middle-aged parents – but even ...

Jan 15, 2016
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