Latest sleep deprivation Stories

2013-10-24 12:28:43

Population-level studies have indicated that insufficient sleep increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes. These diseases are known to be linked to inflammatory responses in the body. University of Helsinki researchers have now shown what kinds of biological mechanisms related to sleep loss affect the immune system and trigger an inflammatory response. They identified the genes which are most susceptible to sleep deprivation and examined whether these genes are...

2013-10-10 23:22:36

A Sleep Disorders Center of Alabama laboratory study shows that Tempflow™ memory foam mattresses help those with sleep disorders to sleep more comfortably, helping alleviate a serious U.S. health epidemic. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 A Sleep Disorders Center of Alabama laboratory research study on Relief-Mart Inc.’s Tempflow™ memory foam mattresses showed that they can help those with sleep disorders get a more restful, comfortable and supportive sleep. Thirty six...

2013-10-04 23:18:59

Diet Doc’s prescription hormone diet plans effectively address the lack of sleep caused by sleep apnea without risking the dangers of weight loss surgery and are the smarter alternative, according to a new study. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 While many people in Louisiana are considering weight loss surgery as a solution to their struggles with weight gain and weight related health issues, like the lack of sleep caused by sleep apnea, few consider the serious risks...

2013-09-24 23:30:36

New studies reveal that patients that suffer from weight related sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, are more apt to make poor food choice decisions. Doc uniquely designs diet plans that promote fast weight loss for better sleep and less money spent on poor food choices. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 New studies reveal that patients who suffer from weight related sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, are more apt to make poor food choice decisions, leading to increased spending...

Sleepiness Increases Food Purchases
2013-09-06 05:04:42

[ Watch the Video: Junk Food Cravings Can Result From Lack Of Sleep ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A lack of slumber has once again been linked to poor food-related choices, as new research in the journal Obesity reports links sleep deprivation with an increase in the amount of food purchased the following day. Previously associated with an increased desire for junk food by researchers from the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley) and shown to...

People Don't Sleep Enough
2013-09-03 16:05:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new international poll from the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) found stark differences in sleeping habits among residents of the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan for people between the ages of 25 and 55 years old. While the Americans and Japanese in the study reported having the least amount of sleep during the week on average, Canadians and Mexicans reported the most, at just over seven hours per...

Study Shows How Sleep Deprivation Shows On Your Face
2013-08-31 07:43:13

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Sleep deprivation affects facial features such as the eyes, mouth and skin, according to a new study from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. These facial features function as cues of sleep loss to other people. The results of this study, published in the journal Sleep, reveal the faces of sleep-deprived people were perceived as having more hanging eyelids, redder eyes, more swollen eyes and darker circles under the...

Craving Junk Food? Perhaps You Need More Sleep
2013-08-07 04:55:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People are more likely to reach for junk food than healthier culinary alternatives following a sleepless night, claims research published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. Investigators from the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley) used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to scan the brains of 23 healthy young adults. Each study participant underwent the fMRI procedure twice - once after a normal...

2013-07-31 23:19:22

Key Ingredient in soon-to-be-released Pure Prodigy Shown to Offer a Range of Cognitive Enhancement Benefits Houston, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 When the body is placed under stress – such as during cases of sleep deprivation, jet lag, or when in extremely cold conditions – mental performance often decreases, but now, it appears there may be an effective treatment available. According to information released by NYU Langone Medical Center in July 2012, evidence suggests L-Tyrosine...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'