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2012-07-26 23:03:13

Early to bed, early to rise, morning people are happier than night owls, a new study suggests. The University of Toronto study found that morning people have a more positive outlook. Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute recommends ways people can practice better sleep hygiene. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 A new University of Toronto study found that morning people are generally healthier and happier than night owls. Often, early risers feel more awake, alert,...

2012-07-26 10:27:52

CHICAGO, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Provigil is being touted by some as the "secret to success" in the absence of a full night's sleep, but national sleep expert Dr. Craig Schwimmer warns the quick-fix solution could be detrimental to an already sleep-deprived American population. "I am very concerned that people have discovered yet another wonder pill they can pop when they get tired instead of figuring out how to change their lives in order to get the rest they need," said Dr....

2012-06-26 23:02:06

Lack of sleep can cause a number of unwanted effects and is very detrimental to a person's health. In an effort to help people with sleep deprivation, LipoRid PM releases 10 secrets to sleeping better throughout the night. (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Not getting enough sleep can leave individuals feeling tired, less-focused, depressed and more — but with busier work schedules and more daily stresses, many American's are finding it difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep throughout the...

2012-06-13 10:20:14

White, American-born adults sleep longer than blacks, Hispanics, Indians and Asians Two studies scheduled for presentation today at SLEEP 2012 are reporting sleep disparities among Americans based on racial and ethnic background. The first study, out of the State University of New York (SUNY), looked at 400,000 respondents from the National Health Interview Surveys between 2004 and 2010. Results show that Americans born in the United States were more likely to report sleeping longer...

2012-03-05 12:24:24

Sleepy pilots, train operators and drivers The people we trust to take us or our loved ones from place to place struggle with sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) 2012 Sleep in America® poll. It is the first poll to ask transportation professionals, including pilots, train operators,* truck, bus, taxi and limo drivers about their sleep habits and work performance. Pilots and train operators are most likely to report sleep-related job performance and safety...

2011-12-14 11:46:10

Discovery leads to novel melatonin drug with potential to treat insomnia A team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and McGill University has made a major breakthrough by unraveling the inner workings of melatonin, also known as the "sleep hormone." The research, conducted in collaboration with scientists in Italy, reveals the key role played by the melatonin receptor in the brain that promotes deep, restorative sleep. This discovery led the...

2011-10-19 12:18:53

 -Such is the conclusion recently drawn in a study published in the journal International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology by University of Granada and Junta de Andalucia researchers. This study proved that teenagers having an average sleep pattern —six to nine hours of sleep— score higher, especially in physical education  -The authors analyzed a sample of 592 students at secondary school aged 12 to 19 Adolescents sleeping more hours score higher on...

2011-09-26 15:00:00

New research indicates millions of children may be misdiagnosed with ADHD, and a sleep expert working with sleep advice website SleepBetter.org is calling for mandatory tests to avoid unnecessary medication. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) September 26, 2011 In light of new research, a sleep expert working with one of the Internet's premier sites for news and information on how to sleep better is calling for sleep testing for all children suspected of having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...

2011-04-26 09:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The current prevalence of autism spectrum disorder is alarmingly high. Although there is no cure for autism, it is possible to manage and treat the comorbid medical conditions associated with autism. One of these conditions, sleeping disturbance, can be challenging to treat. A new study published in Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology by Dr. Daniel Rossignol (International Child Development Resource Center, Melbourne, FL) and Dr....

2011-04-15 13:56:01

As many as 25 percent of hospital nurses go without sleep for up to 24 hours in order to adjust to working on the night shift, which is the least effective strategy for adapting their internal, circadian clocks to a night-time schedule. That is one of the results of the first study to examine the strategies that night nurses use to adjust between day and night sleep cycles. The study was based on questionnaires from 388 nurses who work at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the...