News tagged with wakefulness :

Alcohol and energy drinks: a bad mix

(Medical Xpress)—Mixing energy drinks with alcohol (AEDs) as party beverages is a growing trend among young Australians, who are putting their health at risk by consuming amounts beyond what is deemed safe, ...

Oct 01, 2012
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Does night work put women's health at risk?

Breast cancer is the number one cause of female mortality. It affects 100 out of 100,000 women per year in developed countries. Each year, more than 1.3 million new cases are diagnosed, 53,000 of these in France.

Jun 19, 2012
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Energy levels link sleep control mechanisms

Sleep, or lack of it, can determine level of cognitive performance which is linked with accidents as well as increased risk of serious health problems. Links between cell energy levels, gene transcription ...

May 25, 2012
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Report: Schools key to fighting America's obesity

(AP) -- Schools should be a cornerstone of the nation's obesity battle, but to trim Americans' waistlines, changes are needed everywhere people live, work, play and learn, a major new report says.

May 08, 2012
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Brain cell changes may cause sleep troubles in aging

Older animals show cellular changes in the brain "clock" that sets sleep and wakeful periods, according to new research in the April 25 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings may help explain why elderly people ...

Apr 24, 2012
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Accentuating the positive memories for sleep

Sleep plays a powerful role in preserving our memories. But while recent research shows that wakefulness may cloud memories of negative or traumatic events, a new study has found that wakefulness also degrades positive memories. ...

Apr 02, 2012
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