Psychology & Psychiatry

Why can't I sleep? The benefits of good sleep hygiene

Good sleep and circadian health are interdependent and can impact our physical and mental well-being. But, around 62% of adults worldwide say they don't sleep well. And more than 40% say their sleep has gotten worse in the ...

Ophthalmology

New cataract surgery options can restore your vision

Cataracts, any ophthalmologist will tell you, are an extremely common side effect of growing older. Live long enough, and most people will develop this condition—a clouding of the normally clear eye lens—in one or both ...

Cardiology

How your eyes could help diagnose high blood pressure

Most people over the age of 40 regularly see an optometrist. But while most see their optometrist for an eye exam, many don't realize just how much our eyes can tell someone about our health. In fact, your eyes may actually ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows sleep deprivation impairs stem cells in the cornea

Sleep deprivation, which means getting too little high-quality sleep, is a serious health problem. More than one-third of people in the U.S. report getting less than the recommended minimum of seven hours sleep per night. ...

Genetics

Links to genetic disorders found in walking patterns

Rutgers researchers have linked the genetic disorders Fragile X and SHANK3 deletion syndrome—both linked to autism and health problems—to walking patterns by examining the microscopic movements of those wearing motion-sensored ...

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