kids caffeine

Case Reports

Kids and Caffeine: Kaiser Permanente Warns of Consequences

Many kids, high-school age and younger, are juggling nearly as many responsibilities as adults—and now, they’re caffeinating like adults, too. As many families are finding out, the use of coffee, soda, or energy drinks can lead to painful consequences, according to Kaiser Permanente.

elderly sleep trouble

Case Reports

Neuron Loss May Help Explain Why Elderly Have Trouble Sleeping

As people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, and tend to awaken too early in the morning. In individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, this common and troubling symptom of aging tends to be especially pronounced, often leading to nighttime confusion and wandering.