Case Reports

Limiting Screen Time Improves Sleep, Academics, Behavior

Children get more sleep, do better in school, behave better, and see other health benefits when parents limit content and the amount of time their children spend on the computer or in front of the TV. These are the findings of a new study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Curated Content

What Nightmares Reveal About Health

The UK’s Daily Mail recently published a fascinating article about nightmares may say about a person’s health, from revealing that a child is being bullied to warning signs of an impending illness to being linked to obstructive sleep apnea.

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Clinical

Narcolepsy’s New Names

The ICSD-3 provides new terminology, classifications, and diagnoses for this disorder that’s characterized by daily periods of irrepressible need to sleep or daytime lapses into sleep.

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Research News

Scientists Model How Memories Stick Together

Scientists at the Salk Institute have created a new model of memory that explains how neurons retain select memories a few hours after an event. This new framework provides a more complete picture of how memory works, which can inform research into disorders like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, post-traumatic stress, and learning disabilities.