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2011-10-12 07:00:00

Healthy Answers offers many solutions to seasonally affected insomnia Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 Insomnia sufferers find that it is harder to sleep during autumn and winter. Some people believe it is fewer hours of daylight that triggers the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Whatever the trigger, Healthy Answers offers many natural solutions to the insomnia dilemma. Sleep deprivation can cause many physical symptoms including lack of mental clarity, inability...

Insomnia Runs In The Family
2011-09-12 09:44:25

  A study presented today by Université Laval researchers at the 4th World Congress on Sleep Medicine currently underway in Quebec City revealed that the risk of insomnia is 67% higher in people from families in which at least one member is an insomniac. The research team, directed by Dr. Charles M. Morin of Université Laval's School of Psychology, came to these conclusions following a study involving 3,485 people. The participants were asked to answer a...

Insomnia Costs US Employers $63 Billion Per Year
2011-09-02 04:59:24

  Nearly one-in-four U.S workers are affected by insomnia, costing the nation $63.2 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a report from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine published Thursday in the journal Sleep. The study found that, on average, U.S. workers lose 11.3 days of productivity each year due to insomnia. "We were shocked by the enormous impact insomnia has on the average person's life," said Dr. Ronald Kessler, a psychiatric epidemiologist with the...

2011-08-03 10:50:00

You have always been told to never leave your drink unattended at a bar, no matter what, in case you come back to it only to find that it was spiked with drugs. Soon, however, it may be unnecessary as an effective date-rape drug detector has been invented, reports the AFP news agency. Professor Fernando Patolsky and Doctor Michael Ioffe of Tel Aviv University's School of Chemistry say they've created a sensor that detects the two most common date-rape drugs, GHB (gamma-hydrobuxybutyric acid)...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.