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2013-03-28 23:03:09

The SleepAidPill reveals new evidence on their infographic that lack of sleep is costing American businesses $150 billion each year. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 The Sleep Aid Pill website believes in staying current on the latest research on the topic of insomnia. Their new infographic outlines many important statistics about sleeplessness. Though this may seem like an age-old problem, it appears to be escalating each year and many experts believe it has a lot to do with the...

2013-03-22 23:03:58

How to Help Overcome Insomnia Naturally According to InsomniaMiracleRelief.net New York, NY (PRWEB) March 22, 2013 The United States has now surpassed the 64 million mark of insomnia sufferers. "Women are 1.4 more times likely to get insomnia than men" says Shawn from InsomniaMiracleRelief.net Energy drink consumption is on the rise and the stress of today's society are contributors to the rise in insomnia. Breakthrough drugs like Ambien and Lunesta are alternatives to natural remedies....

Insomnia And Nocturia Impact Productivity
2013-03-18 04:55:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Seniors who have difficulty sleeping may find that their problems worsen if they have to get up in the middle of the night to urinate, according to new research presented Sunday at the 28th annual European Association of Urology (EAU) congress. The problem is known as nocturia, and according to the researchers, it has been linked not only to sleep disruptions but to “significant reductions” in both work productivity...

Neurology Experts Draw Attention To Teenage Overuse Of Memory-Enhancing Drugs
2013-03-14 07:28:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A growing trend in the use of “study drugs” by teens has come under fire by the country´s top neurological group. Memory-enhancing drugs are being increasingly prescribed by doctors to give children and teens a boost in their cognitive function to help them focus more, study harder and perform better in school. But the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and a Yale University neurologist are drawing fire on the...

Men Handle Lack Of Sleep Better Than Women
2013-03-13 16:03:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from Duke University believe that women require more sleep than men. When women don´t get the amount of sleep they need, they may suffer the consequences, both mentally and physically. According to this study, men do not experience the same consequences when they get less sleep than recommended. The consequences of too little sleep can be quite dangerous for women. According to the Duke scientists, women who...

2013-03-12 22:51:31

UC Riverside psychologist´s research team discovers sleep mechanism critical to memory consolidation and finds that Ambien enhances the process A team of sleep researchers led by UC Riverside psychologist Sara C. Mednick has confirmed the mechanism that enables the brain to consolidate memory and found that a commonly prescribed sleep aid enhances the process. Those discoveries could lead to new sleep therapies that will improve memory for aging adults and those with dementia,...

2013-03-08 16:22:30

Northwestern Medicine expert offers tips to help you spring forward with ease CHICAGO, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, March 10, it will be time to once again change the clocks as Daylight Saving Time takes place at 2 a.m. central standard time. While "springing forward" means a loss hour of sleep that may cause some people to feel sluggish on Sunday and Monday, most will quickly adjust. However, for a significant number of Americans, losing just one hour of sleep and...

Insomnia Associated With Threefold Increase In Heart Failure Risk
2013-03-06 12:26:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those who have trouble falling asleep at night might have one more thing to cause them grief. According to a new study published in the European Heart Journal, people who experience symptoms of insomnia are three times more likely to suffer from heart failure. This study, the largest of its kind to date, followed 54,279 people for more than 11 years. Though researchers were able to identify a link between insomnia and heart...

2013-03-05 12:29:19

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many older adults accept problems with their sleep as an inevitable part of aging. But what if sleep problems aren't a natural part of getting older? On Friday, March 15, 2013, World Sleep Day will be celebrated all over the globe. This annual event is a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep. This year's theme is "Good Sleep, Healthy Aging," which draws needed attention to common complaints...

Sleep Poll Shows Exercising At Night Can Improve Your Sleep
2013-03-04 11:08:28

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While it´s no mystery that a good workout gives you energy and makes you feel healthier, there are times when it can leave you feeling beat and ready for some shut-eye. When it comes to night workouts, this is especially true, as your body is winding down for the day. But for those who are not sure if late-night exercising is right for them, a new study suggests that it very well may be. According to a poll conducted by the...