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Longer sleep times may counteract genetic factors related to weight gain

Doug Dusik EurekAlert Short sleep duration increases expression of genetic risks for high body mass index DARIEN, IL – Toss out another old wives’ tale: Sleeping too much does not make you fat. Quite the opposite, according to a new … Continue reading

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BBC – How To Sleep Better

Source: BBC Presented by Robert Winston, How to Sleep Better is a practical guide to the world of sleep. The programme explores the common problems, dangers and the mysteries that have puzzled scientists for years.

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Babies Sleep Better If They Are Drugged And Vaccinated In The Afternoon

Christina England VacTruth Babies are now being drugged with powerful medications to reduce potential pain and fever before being vaccinated with multiple vaccinations. This is said to aid sleep which according to experts maximizes the vaccines response. Linda Franck and … Continue reading

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CDC study forges link between depression and sleep apnea

Doug Dusik EurekAlert Survey finds association between symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea and hopelessness. DARIEN, IL – Obstructive sleep apnea and other symptoms of OSA are associated with probable major depression, regardless of factors like weight, age, sex or race, … Continue reading

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Could swine flu vaccine cause narcolepsy? Scientists probe link between drug and increase in cases

Daily Mail Reporter Daily Mail Swine flu vaccine may have been responsible for a sudden increase in cases of narcolepsy among schoolchildren in Finland, a study has found. The sleep disorder is characterised by periods of extreme drowsiness, sudden naps, … Continue reading

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Are You Missing One of the Most Vital Ingredients in a Healthy Lifestyle?

ANH-USA Hint: it helps you lose weight and live longer, it’s enjoyable, you probably don’t do it nearly enough, and there’s important new research about it that you need to know. According to Dr. Mark Hyman, besides eating whole foods … Continue reading

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Learning Best When You Rest: Sleeping After Processing New Info Most Effective

Science Daily Nodding off in class may not be such a bad idea after all. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that going to sleep shortly after learning new material is most beneficial for recall. Notre Dame … Continue reading

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Study: Do Teens Need Less Shut-Eye than We Think?

Alexandra Sifferlin TIME Between extracurricular activities, homework and late-night Facebooking, many teens aren’t catching the nightly z’s they need. Or are they? Although national guidelines recommend that teens get at least 8.5 hours of sleep a night — a bar … Continue reading

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Kids have been sleep-deprived for more than 100 years: study

Karen Kaplan Baltimore Sun Worried that your children aren’t getting enough sleep? You’re not alone. As one prominent educational psychologist put it, “physicians and writers on school hygiene agree that children are likely to receive less sleep than is needful … Continue reading

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Neuroscience as the military’s new weapon

Michael Cook BioEdge Doctors are not the only professionals excited about rapid advances in neuroscience. The military and the police are following advances closely, creating the possibility of ethical conflicts, according to a report released this week by the UK’s … Continue reading

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