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Lack Of Sleep Poses Risks For Workplace And Health
2012-04-28 04:36:34

A recent study by the CDC found that more than 40 million American workers, which are about 30 percent of the nation’s civilian workforce, are getting fewer than six hours of sleep per night.

2012-03-30 08:21:50

A single-center study found that percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures performed during the middle of the night do not adversely affect the safety and effectiveness of procedures performed the next day by the same operator.

2012-03-15 22:00:53

If you don't get enough sleep, you may also eat too much — and thus be more likely to become obese.

You May Be Sleeping Better As You Age, Despite Your Perceptions Otherwise
2012-03-01 09:31:36

A new survey of more than 150,000 Americans shows subjective sleep quality actually improves over a lifetime, with the fewest complaints coming from octogenarians.

2012-02-01 20:55:23

Nighttime visits to the bathroom are generally associated with being pregnant or having an enlarged prostate, but the problem can affect youngsters, too.

2012-01-18 22:41:39

New research from Uppsala University, Sweden, shows that a specific brain region that contributes to a person’s appetite sensation is more activated in response to food images after one night of sleep loss than after one night of normal sleep.

2011-10-19 12:18:53

Adolescents sleeping more hours score higher on mathematics, while those who sleep between six and ten hours (ie. an average sleep pattern) got significantly better scores, as compared to those with a short (6 hours or less per night) or long (more than 9 hours per night) pattern sleep.

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2011-07-10 08:20:00

A new study has found a link between weight gain and sleep deprivation.

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2011-06-24 09:45:00

First-year residents have always expected to work grueling hospital shifts that last more than 24 hours, but new rules are coming that may alleviate some of the medical errors that extended shift hours create.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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