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Late Nights May Cause Disruptions In Teenage Education, Emotions
2013-11-11 14:19:40

[ Watch the Video: Teens Who Sleep Earlier Perform Better At School ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a study of 2,700 middle and high school adolescents, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley found that those who stay up later are more likely to struggle academically and emotionally. In an analysis of the longitudinal data from the large study group, of which 30 percent reported bedtimes later than 11:30 pm on school days and 1:30 am in the...

2013-10-29 08:33:27

Research indicates that tart cherry juice may help improve the quality and duration of sleep, reduce the severity of insomnia and increase overall sleep efficiency LANSING, Mich., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When the clocks change on Sunday most of North America may want to cling to that extra hour of sleep. But the reality is that this time shift from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time may actually compromise sleep rhythms, according to researchers.[1] Tart cherries, a natural source of...

2013-10-26 23:02:23

A 7W LED bulb that will not suppress the production of melatonin is now available from Photonic Developments LLC at http://www.lowbluelights.com for $ 34.95. This compares with $69.95 for a competing LED good night bulb that only cuts blue light in half. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 The interest in reducing blue light in the evening is rapidly increasing with two major lighting companies introducing “healthy” light bulbs. Since 2001 it’s been known that it is...

2013-10-16 16:26:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VANDA) (NASDAQ: VNDA) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified the company of the scheduling of a Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee meeting on November 14, 2013, for the review of Vanda's New Drug Application (NDA) for tasimelteon, proposed trade name HETLIOZ(TM), for the treatment of Non-24-Hour Disorder (Non-24) in the totally blind. Vanda's...

2013-10-15 23:21:18

Dr. Richard Hansler's new book "Pregnant? New Baby? Need Sleep!" describes how avoiding light at night can improve sleep for new mothers and reduce risk of postpartum depression. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Numerous studies show that exposing the eyes to light during the night results in two things, suppressing the production of melatonin, the sleep hormone and in resetting of the circadian or internal clock. New mothers (and fathers) getting up during...

2013-09-25 23:03:26

Using products from Photonic Developments LLC (https://www.lowbluelights.com) helps new mothers and their babies avoid sleep problems caused by ordinary lighting, according to Dr. Hansler. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Very few women are aware that exposing the eyes to ordinary light when awakened during the night, shuts down the production of melatonin by the pineal gland. This lack of melatonin makes it difficult to fall asleep again after a nighttime awakening. This...

Understanding How Our Seasonal Clocks Work Using Siberian Hamsters
2013-09-24 08:10:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humans, and many other animals, have internal clocks and calendars that help them regulate behavior, physiological functions and biological processes. Scientists have extensively studied the mechanisms that inform our daily functions, known as circadian rhythms. However, they know very little about the internal timekeeping mechanisms that inform seasonal functions. A new international study, led by the University of Chicago, reveals...

2013-09-20 23:00:49

Marble Media LLC’s HealthFill.com medical blog looks at an August CDC report that finds that 9 million Americans are currently using sleeping pills to help them fall asleep. Alternative natural sleep inducers and behavior therapy may be the key to relinquishing pills to get to sleep. FORT LEE, New Jersey, (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 A new blog from Marble Media LLC’s HealthFill.com medical blog site reports that more than 9 million Americans use sleeping pills to get their eight hours...

2013-09-09 08:28:34

New Survey Results Say Age and Gender Affect the Type of Sleep Problems Americans Experience MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-two percent of American adults have sleep problems, according to a March 2013 omnibus survey of United States adult sleep habits (1,001 adults aged 18+ survey by MidNite®, the drug-free sleep aid, www.midnitesleep.com). Of those suffering from lack of sleep, the survey found that problems falling asleep and staying asleep occur about equally (70 and...

2013-09-04 12:33:32

HOLBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northstar Global Business Services, Inc. Symbol (OTCPink: MDIN), today announced that the company's most anticipated products; Good Night's Sleep®, and Snorenz Night Time®, are now available for purchase on the company's website at www.medgeninc.com. The products are also in the process of being prepared for shipment to retail stores in the very near future. Good Night's Sleep® is a customer favorite, but despite its successful sales...