teen sleep eating
Day-to-day changes in how long teens sleep at night might be affecting how much they eat, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 meeting.
Your lack of sleep not only is affecting your health, but also the health and safety of those around you. Daylight savings time doesn't make it easier, so the nation's emergency physicians are warning about the dangers of sleep deprivation.
Daylight saving time begins at 2 AM Sunday—and while you'll only turn the clock ahead one hour, the disruption might be enough to throw you temporarily off kilter.
The Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center is recruiting young participants for a sleep study investigating a new version of the drug Circadin, according to KTAR News report.
Reuters offers additional perspectives on the recent study that found daytime naps are linked to poorer night-time sleep in children.
sleep weight gain
Losing as little as 30 minutes of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, a new study finds. The results were presented yesterday at ENDO 2015, the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society in San Diego.
A Medical News Today report examines how sleep problems can affect the health of children and teens as well as what parents can do to reduce these risks.
zebrafish melatonin
The hormone supplement melatonin's use as a sleep aid is supported by anecdotal evidence and even some reputable research studies. However, our bodies also make melatonin naturally, and until a recent Caltech study using zebrafish, no one knew how—or even if—this melatonin contributed to our natural sleep.
Newsday examines the different apps that may help you sleep better and adjust your body clock faster after Daylight Saving Time.
According to Newsweek, a Russian professor investigating the mysterious sleeping illness affecting residents in Kalachi believes the disease could spread.
A US News & World Report examines the causes and potential risks of sleep talking as well as treatments.
The Huffington Post discusses the six ways smoking can worsen the quality of your sleep.
“Consumers are getting more savvy about the quality and cost of their healthcare, especially with the growth in popularity of benefits with lower premiums but higher out-of-pocket payments,” says Dr Barry Malinowski, vice president and medical director for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio, in a release.
sleepneurodegeneration
Patients with comorbid rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder and depression may suffer from an early phase of neurodegeneration, finds a study jointly conducted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH).
chronic fatigue syndrome
Researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health identified distinct immune changes in patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome.
sleep medicine continuing education
Staying up to date with frequent changes in our professional pathway has always been a factor in providing excellent healthcare. Here are key details about your options—from in-house opportunities to distance learning to in-person conferences.
Industry Profile: National Jewish Health
Sister publication RT Magazine takes a close look at one of the world’s premier pulmonary care hospitals, which also has an extensive sleep medicine presence.
Sleep tracking technology may be fueling insomnia with users pouring over data and frequently worrying about their sleep, according to an ABC news report.
NYMag.com interviews a Florida woman who is a "short sleeper,"  meaning she has a genetic mutation that causes her to need less sleep than the average person.
sleep pods
According to The Daily Mail, the Helsinki Airport is now offering sleep pods for weary travelers in need of sleep.