Why sleep is so important and some tips to help you get a restful night
A good night's sleep isn't just relaxing, it's absolutely essential. Missing just an hour of sleep can do a serious number on your person. From impacting your appetite to...
11 hours ago - Natural News
Your baby: 1 week old
Unreal, right? After all the waiting and anticipation, your baby is finally here! Your world is utterly changed forever, in the best way possible. You're likely feeling every...
12 hours ago - Today's Parent
My Son Ice Skated In His Wheelchair, And This Is Why That's Such A Big Deal
“Ma'am, would you like me to help him out on the ice?” The blue-shirted rink manager held out both hands like he was asking me to dance. But he was really just waiting for me...
14 hours ago - Scary Mommy
Safe Sleep for Infants: The Art of Convincing Parents
We've made progress, but we have room for improvement in convincing parents and other caregivers to adopt and follow safe sleep recommendations. CDC Expert Commentary
16 hours ago - Medscape
Powerful sleeping pills boost the risk of Alzheimer's, major study warns
Figures suggest there are at least 260,000 people in Britain and nearly 100 million in the US who take benzodiazepines and Z-drugs for at least a month - the maximum...
22 hours ago - Daily Mail
Personal Health: An Underappreciated Key to College Success: Sleep
Many college-bound students start out with dreadful sleep habits that are likely to get worse once the rigorous demands of courses and competing social and athletic activities...
23 hours ago - NY Times
Drinking two cups of coffee a day could give leave you struggling to sleep years later, study shows
South Korean scientists have discovered that a lifetime of daily coffees may shrink a part of the brain that controls sleep patterns.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Rid yourself of your junk food cravings by improving the quality of your sleep
Fight your junk food cravings and cut the risk of Type 2 diabetes by getting better-quality sleep. A study presented at the 2018 national meeting of the Associated Professional...
1 day ago - Natural News
The science behind "don't go to bed mad" - Sleep strengthens negative memories, according to new research
“Don't go to bed angry.” It's a piece of advice married couples often hear, but does this actually have any scientific basis? According to several studies, it does because...
2 days ago - Natural News
More Than 10 Hours of Sleep Increases Heart Disease Risk
Excessive sleep, defined as more than 7-9 hours per night, is associated with health risks and a higher risk of premature death, according to a study.
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E-cigarette Vapor May Damage Your Lung Immune Cells
Long-term use of e-cigarette or vaping can increase the production of inflammatory chemicals which can damage vital immune cells in the lung.
Intensive Care Mortality Prognostic Model for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension*
Objectives: The disease burden and mortality of children with pulmonary hypertension are significantly higher than for the general PICU population. We aimed to develop a...
Simple Blood Tests May Help Identify Rare Cancer Earlier
Simple blood tests can help detect myeloma, a rare cancer type, finds a new study.
Does THIS explain why women are more likely to suffer migraine?
Researchers at Universitas Miguel Hernández in Elche reviewed decades of medical literature to make the conclusion, published in the journal Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences.
Kids who regularly talk to adults improve two areas of their brain
Children who talk to adults improve the language regions of their developing brain more quickly and get better language skills, according to new research by Massachusetts...
Wearable Devices and Mobile Health Technology Can Promote Overall Health
Wearable devices and mobile health technology may work better as part of a general overall health plan, rather than working only to help weight loss, finds a new study.
Pregnant women could be spared epidurals if NHS changed painkiller
Experts say remifentanil is more effective than the injection, pethidine, given to 250,000 women in a year. Forty per cent of women in the UK end up needing an epidural after...
E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe
University of Birmingham research has revealed vaping triggers damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways. When inhaled, the liquid condenses and 'disables protective cells.'
Doctor-patient Discussions Neglect Potential Harms of Lung Cancer Screening
The quality of the conversation about lung cancer screening was poor and discussion of the potential harms of screening was virtually nonexistent, found study.
Artificial Intelligence Platform Screens for Acute Neurological Illnesses
New study findings lay the framework for applying deep learning and computer vision techniques to radiological imaging.