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2008-12-16 10:44:39

Having teens start school one hour later, allowing students to sleep longer, resulted in a drop in teen auto accidents, U.S. researchers said. Senior author Dr.

2008-12-15 10:11:49

A study in the Dec. 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows that after a one-hour delay of school start times, teens increased their average nightly hours of sleep and decreased their "catch-up sleep" on the weekends, and they were involved in fewer auto accidents.When school started one hour later students averaged from 12 minutes (grade nine) to 30 minutes (grade 12) more self-reported nightly sleep. The percentage of students who got at least eight hours of sleep per...

2008-12-08 17:55:43

British researchers suggest a connection between the body's clock and abnormalities in metabolism and diabetes.

2008-12-01 18:01:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: VNDA) reports publication in The Lancet, one of the world's leading medical journals, results of clinical trials of its novel circadian regulator, experimental compound tasimelteon (VEC-162).

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2008-07-24 00:25:00

Along with all the other changes that come with age, healthy older people also lose some capacity for sleep, according to a new report published online on July 24th in Current Biology.

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2008-06-09 12:15:00

Insomnia complaints among college students are significantly associated with a decline in school performance based on self-reported grade-point average (GPA), according to a research abstract that will be presented on Monday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS).

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2007-01-25 00:00:00

Yawning away your workday? So are many Americans -- an estimated 47 million of us are sleep-deprived, and insomnia is the most common sleep complaint reported by women and men across all stages of adulthood, according to the National Institutes of Health.

2006-09-01 11:12:20

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As school doors open across the country, teenagers should be sure to adjust their summer sleep schedule to their new school schedule, experts advise.

2006-02-10 08:05:53

LONDON (Reuters) - Melatonin is described as a natural nightcap but researchers said on Friday there is no scientific evidence that it relieves jet lag. The hormone, which is available in over-the-counter supplements, helps regulate the body's daily rhythms.

2006-02-09 19:07:08

LONDON (Reuters) - Melatonin is described as a natural nightcap but researchers said on Friday there is no scientific evidence that it relieves jet lag. The hormone, which is available in over-the-counter supplements, helps regulate the body's daily rhythms.


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