Diabetes

Taking blood pressure drugs at bedtime lowers diabetes risk

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) shows that taking blood pressure medications at bedtime, rather than in the morning, reduces blood pressure (BP) whilst ...

Medications

US approves drug for middle-of-the-night insomniacs

The US Food and Drug Administration, for the first time, approved Wednesday medication specifically designed for those who wake up in the middle of the night and cannot fall back to sleep.

Health

Taking blood pressure drugs at night slightly improves control

Patients who take certain popular types of blood pressure medication once a day are able to achieve somewhat better control of their hypertension if they take their daily dose at bedtime, according to a new systematic review. ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Can essential oils help children with autism

Historically, essential oils have been used medicinally throughout the world for everything from skin care to cancer treatments. In the modern era, such oils are more commonly used with massages and aromatherapy for their ...

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Bedtime

Bedtime, in Western parenting tradition, involves to a greater or lesser extent, rituals made to help children feel more secure, and become accustomed toward a comparatively more rigid sleep schedule than they would otherwise establish.

Bedtime for children may become a positive ritual including:

In some families, bedtime is an important bonding period for parents and children. The routines of bedtime can be an opportunity to spend quality time with a child, discussing emotional concepts such as views of daytime experiences, expressing interests as plans for the next day, and learning, for example with a book. It plays a key part in many parenting styles.

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