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Exercise And Melatonin Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients
2012-09-26 21:20:04

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Promising research indicates that a little physical exercise in addition to some melatonin might work to help out Alzheimer's patients. A study carried out on mice with three different mutations of Alzheimer's disease found that the combination of physical exercise and the daily intake of melatonin had a synergistic effect against brain deterioration. "For years we have known that the combination of different anti-aging...

Want A Good Night Sleep? Leave The Backlit Tablet Out Of The Bedroom
2012-08-29 13:04:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Electronic devices with self-illuminated backlit displays have been shown to cause melatonin levels to drop, making it much harder for persons who use such devices to read or study before bedtime to fall asleep. The findings come from a study by researchers at the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY, who explain that if you have stared at a luminous screen for a long enough period,...

2012-08-02 23:03:16

Nearly two-thirds of Americans claim they don´t get enough sleep according to a 2011 National Sleep Foundation poll, and their use of technology before bedtime may be the reason they´re losing sleep. Dr. Dan Naim of Los Angeles Sleep Study Institute said new research has shown that the use of cell phones and computers before bedtime has a negative impact on sleep, stress levels and mental health. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Trouble sleeping? If the answer is...

2012-07-31 23:00:29

Patent-granted author Randall Dale Chipkar won multiple awards for The Motorcycle Cancer Book. Chipkar discovered a motorcycle-melatonin link generating worldwide attention for rider health safety. Motorcycle seat ELF EMF magnetic field radiation is flooding millions of motorcyclists. Concern includes prostate cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, colitis, diabetes, pregnancy issues, etc. Mississauga (PRWEB) August 01, 2012 Canadian motorcyclist Randall Dale Chipkar won international awards...

2012-07-17 23:01:21

Special light bulbs and eyeglasses that remove the blue rays that cause the problem have been developed at John Carroll University. They are available from Photonic Developments LLC a spin-off company at http://www.LowBlueLights.com. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 The American Medical Association (AMA) at their annual meeting in Chicago last month warned that using light at night is bad for health (1). The damage is related to the disruption of the circadian (daily) rhythm and...

2012-07-06 23:01:53

VitalMax Vitamins, a worldwide vitamin and supplement company, relates that their new sleep supplement Restalin contains a proprietary blend of 6 herbs and flowers that encourages deep and restful sleep. They add that Restalin also works for either short or long-term insomnia. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 VitalMax Vitamins relates that their new sleep supplement Restalin contains a proprietary blend of 6 herbs and flowers that encourages deep and restful sleep. They add that...

2012-06-20 10:15:08

A group of Spanish researchers has discovered a new function of the neurotransmitter dopamine in controlling sleep regulation. Dopamine acts in the pineal gland, which is central to dictating the 'circadian rhythm' in humans–the series of biological processes that enables brain activity to adapt to the time of the day (that is, light and dark cycles). The researchers, from the CIBERNED (Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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