Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. workers need paid sick leave to stop the spread of coronavirus

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that almost one-third of Americans do not have access to paid sick leave and 69 percent of part-time workers do not have access. Only the U.S. and Japan do not mandate ...

Health

Caregivers of people with dementia are losing sleep

Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep—a negative for themselves and potentially for those who receive their care, Baylor University ...

Neuroscience

Body and brain timing can be trained

Good timing is vital in many situations of daily life, but is rarely something we consider. In a new dissertation from Umeå University, Olympia Karampela shows that our ability for timing is something that can be trained ...