Gerontology & Geriatrics

GPs need help assessing fitness to drive in older people

Assessing fitness to drive in older people remains one of the more challenging duties of a general practitioner, with academic GPs calling for a validated objective toolkit to support GPs' clinical judgment and aid discussions ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy imposes nationwide restrictions to contain new virus

Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says travel restrictions and other strict public health measures will be imposed nationwide starting Tuesday to try to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Chinese city locked down as virus kills abroad

China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far from the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll soared to 304 and the first fatality outside the country was reported in the Philippines.

Health

Menopausal night sweats linked with cognitive dysfunction

Experts frequently tout the value of a good night's sleep. However, a new study casts doubt on the value of sleep time suggesting that women who experience night sweats are more vulnerable to cognitive dysfunction as their ...

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Night

Night or nighttime is the period of time when the sun is below the horizon. This occurs after dusk. The opposite of night is day (or "daytime" to distinguish it from "day" as used for a 24-hour period). The start and end times of night vary based on factors such as season, latitude, longitude and timezone.

At any given time, one side of the planet Earth is bathed in light from the Sun (the daytime) and the other side of the Earth is in the shadow caused by the Earth blocking the light of the sun. This shadow is what we call the darkness of night.

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