Women have different challenges with respect to their sleep that men don’t have, reports The Globe and Mail.
Mobility between different physical environments in the cell nucleus regulates the daily oscillations in the activity of genes that are controlled by the internal biological clock, according to a study that is published in the journal Molecular Cell. Eventually, these findings may lead to novel therapeutic strategies for the treatment of diseases linked with disrupted circadian rhythm.
The Globe and Mail discusses side effects of commonly used OTC and prescription sleeping pills, focusing on their effects on the elderly.
A backwards alarm clock that reminds the user to go to bed is now available as a version of the new f.lux app, according to The Huffington Post.
The Northport Patch reports that former Northport resident Nicolas Bruno uses his experiences with sleep paralysis as inspiration for his photography.
Genes that express in precisely timed patterns, known as oscillatory genes, play an essential role in development functions like cell division, circadian rhythms, and limb formation. But without a time-lapse view of genetic expression, these genes have gone largely undiscovered.
Whether it's the green space of a nearby park or a sandy beach and an ocean view, men and persons age 65 and older who have access to natural surroundings report sleeping better, finds a University of Illinois (U of I) study published in Preventive Medicine.
Poor sleep may impact treatment and recovery in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). A review of extensive research on sleep in TBI and PTSD has found that sleep-focused interventions can improve treatment outcomes in veterans.
A study clearly establishes a partial genetic basis underlying racial differences in slow-wave sleep, suggesting that it may be possible to develop sleep-related therapies that target specific genetic variants.
Research suggests lack of shut-eye may trigger your body to crave extra calories, reports Equinox.
Daily Political reports on eight presidents whose snoring was so severe it made it into the history books.
A news report from The Blade examines the link between sleep and cardiovascular disease and heart health.
Bespoke Medical Innovations has developed an adaptor to prevent CPAP air leaks using 3D printing for sleep apnoea sufferers, as reported by The Australian.
A DC Progressive report details the impact of sleep deprivation on health, happiness, and relationships.
In a recent study, CPAP therapy improved cognitive function in patients with obstructive sleep apnea after 3 months of treatment, according to Healio.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd's managing director and CEO Michael Daniell has advised the company’s board that he intends to retire by the end of the current financial year. He will remain as a director on the Fisher & Paykel Healthcare board.
Bedwetting, or nocturnal enuresis, causes distress in children and young adults, as well as for their parents or caregivers. The causes are not fully understood and there may be both physiological and psychological components to the condition.
Why you might think twice about pulling a high-altitude all-nighter, reports Equinox.
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A new University of Illinois study finds men and adults 65 years and older with access to natural surroundings report better sleep, according to Science Daily.
A new study reveals that sleep drunkenness, or mental confusion when awakened from deep sleep, affects one in seven Americans, as reported by ABC30 News.