Psychology & Psychiatry

Outdoor light linked with teens' sleep and mental health

Research shows that adolescents who live in areas that have high levels of artificial light at night tend to get less sleep and are more likely to have a mood disorder relative to teens who live in areas with low levels of ...

Health

'Loss of pleasure' in teen sleep study

Sleep patterns around the world have been disrupted as screen time increases and sleep routines change with COVID-19 self-isolation requirements.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is your child getting enough sleep?

There are plenty of good reasons to make sure children get enough sleep, but their parents' evening peace is nowhere near the most important one.

Health

The skinny on why poor sleep may increase heart risk in women

Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and consume a lower-quality diet, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The findings provide new insight into how poor sleep quality ...

Genetics

After 10-year search, scientists find second 'short sleep' gene

After a decade of searching, the UC San Francisco scientists who identified the only human gene known to promote "natural short sleep"—lifelong, nightly sleep that lasts just four to six hours yet leaves individuals feeling ...

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