Health News

Every Minute Counts
Losing merely less than one hour of sleep each night may have a significant impact on the attention of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
The Zzz of Disease
According to an ongoing study by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), children with chronic kidney disease have difficulty sleeping as well as other sleep-related issues.
Pass Out Hard, Sleep Lightly
For decades, researchers have known that alcohol can affect your quality of sleep. Now, a new study shows that the alcohol disrupts the quality of sleep in healthy women more than in healthy men.
Kids Need Z's
Insufficient and disorganized sleep puts kids at higher risk of developing obesity and other health conditions, which may be able to be mitigated by "catch up" sleep on weekends and holidays.
A Little One-on-One Time
Scientists find that individualized therapy is more beneficial for older adults suffering from insomnia, helping patients to overcome their symptoms for up to six months.
The Sound of Sleep Deprivation
Prolonged exposure to loud workplace noise resulting in hearing loss may also impact the quality of sleep.
Circadian Rhythm and Blues
The Scripps Research Institute has been granted over $3 million to develop molecular compounds to help fight disorders related to our body's "circadian rhythm," or internal clock.
Viibryd Approved for Major Depression
Viibryd has just been approved by the FDA to treat adults with major depression, a mental disorder which affects around 15 million people in the United States.
Snoring Away Your Money
A study by the University of Copenhagen analyzed the economic consequences and personal financial toll that sleep-related breathing disorders take on society and individual patients suffering from these problems.
Tonsil Removal May Affect Breathing
Sleep studies are being used to study children who have undergone tonsil and adenoid removal surgery to detect possible respiratory complications.