Sleep

White adolescent girls may be losing sleep from the pressure to be thin

DARIEN, IL – Sleep duration has a significant association with feelings of external pressure to obtain or maintain a thin body among ...

Weekend sleep fails to improve performance, but women handle workweek sleep loss better

DARIEN, IL – Performance deteriorates when sleep is restricted to six hours per night for a week and does not improve after ...

The good life: Good sleepers have better quality of life and less depression

DARIEN, IL – Getting six to nine hours of sleep per night is associated with higher ratings for quality of life and lower ratings for depression, suggests a research abstract that will be presented Tuesday, June 14, in Minneapolis, Minn., at SLEEP 2011, the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies LLC (APSS). ... Full story

Silent Epidemic? Head Injury May Be Linked to Lasting Sleep Problems

MINNEAPOLIS – People who have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured, according to a study published in the April 27, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. In addition, people with TBI may also be unaware of just how much their sleep is disturbed. ... Full story

Penn Team Restores Memory Formation Following Sleep Deprivation in Mice

Pulling an all-nighter may seem like a good way to cram before a test, yet science tells us memory suffers when sleep is sacrificed. ... Full story

Healthy Campus Initiative goes deep on sleep

Lively event kicks off the 'Sleep Revolution' at UCLA ... Full story

Can Changes to Your Diet Help You Sleep Better?

New Rochelle, NY —A review of 21 studies that analyzed the effectiveness of modifying nutritional intake as a treatment for improving sleep found mixed results, as reported in the article “Systematic Review of Dietary Interventions Targeting Sleep Behavior” in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine website until May 21, 2016. ... Full story

Hundreds learn benefits of a good night’s sleep at Yale #SleepRevolution

Attendees put their feet up to watch a video about good sleep habits during the #SleepRevolution at Yale event. (Photo by Alaina Pritchard) ... Full story

Fatty diets lead to daytime sleepiness, poor sleep

University of Adelaide researchers have found that men who consume diets high in fat are more likely to feel sleepy during the day, to report sleep problems at night, and are also more likely to suffer from sleep apnoea. ... Full story

New study finds shifted sleep-wake cycles affect women more than men

Night shifts may be more disruptive to women than men, new study suggests ... Full story

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