Health

Study links nurse work environments and outcomes

Nurses play critical roles in patient safety and are often the last line of defense against medical errors and unsafe practices. Considerable research has explored the relationship between the nurse work environment and a ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Identifying barriers to care for women with endometriosis

Women face a multitude of barriers to receiving quality care for endometriosis, a chronic, often painful disease that affects approximately 10% of reproductive-age women, an estimated 200 million women and teens worldwide.

Medical research

Walnuts may support sperm health, according to new animal research

New animal research suggests eating a walnut-enriched diet may improve sperm quality by reducing lipid peroxidation, a process that can damage sperm cells. This form of cell damage harms sperm membranes, which are primarily ...

Addiction

Sleep quality and emotions affect opioid addiction recovery

Getting enough quality sleep may be as important to one's health as a good diet and exercise, but for people fighting addition to painkillers, it can also lower their cravings, according to a Penn State study.

Attention deficit disorders

Sound sleep elusive for many kids with ADHD

(HealthDay)—A new study supports a claim parents have long made about children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder—kids with ADHD don't sleep as well as other kids.

Health

Dream of feeling less tired? The trick comes with age

The elderly are doing something right. New research into the effects of age on sleep suggests our older community sleep less, but report better quality sleep, and feel more awake during the day.

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