Medical research

Lessons on how to sleep: What we can learn from worms

Sleep regulation in worms is not as different from sleep regulation in mammals, including humans, as you may think. Therefore, knowing how worms switch between being asleep and being awake can tell us a lot of useful information ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Digital myopia of nursing and geriatric care

The growing use of smart control and monitoring tools in nursing increasingly decouples it from ethical and moral considerations—this is the core thesis of a now internationally published analysis by a researcher at Karl ...

Health

Can oily fish, cherries or milk help you sleep?

Almost one-in-five British people report they don't get enough sleep each night. The problem is so bad that in total the UK public are losing around a night's worth of shut-eye each week.

Overweight & Obesity

A good night's sleep may mitigate infant obesity risks

Scientists have long suggested that getting enough sleep at night is vital to staying healthy. Few studies, however, highlight the necessity of sufficient sleep during the first months of life. New research from investigators ...

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