sleep

Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents
Lack of sleep leads to obesity in children and adolescents (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of ... Read More »

Early school starts pit teens in a conflict between society, biology
Early school starts pit teens in a conflict between society, biology (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The idea of sleep is supposed to evoke feelings of peace, relaxation and refreshment, but when expert Mary Carskadon talks about teen sleep in school districts with early start times, she uses far less comfortable words. “Social policy clashes with ... Read More »

Sleep research offers help for babies and parents
Sleep research offers help for babies and parents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Letting babies cry themselves to sleep may not cause the emotional, behavioural or parent-child attachment issues many parents fret about, a new study led by Flinders University has found. The study’s findings, published in the June edition of American Pediatrics, ... Read More »

Alarm clock on teen sleep
Alarm clock on teen sleep (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

More than 50% of teenagers do not get enough sleep on school nights, often due to the onset of puberty and social media-internet interaction. While many teens report to be tired next day, parents are loath to intervene with body clock changes ... Read More »

Loss of sleep during adolescence may be a diabetes danger
Loss of sleep during adolescence may be a diabetes danger (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

How much slow-wave sleep a teenage boy gets may predict whether he is at risk for insulin resistance and other health issues, according to Jordan Gaines, a Penn State neuroscience researcher. Boys who experience a greater decline in slow-wave sleep ... Read More »

Mobile phones and kids’ sleep
Mobile phones and kids’ sleep (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Study investigates the effects of mobile phone emissions on the sleeping patterns of kids and teens. A world-first study investigating the effects of mobile phone emissions on the sleeping patterns, brain activity and cognitive performance of children and adolescents will start ... Read More »

Light therapy hope for sleep troubled teens
Light therapy hope for sleep troubled teens (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Flinders University sleep researchers are taking research conducted in Adelaide schools to the next level by intensively studying individual sleep troubled teens in a new study at the Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic at the University’s Bedford Park campus. The ... Read More »

Irregular sleeping pattern may affect how teens eat
Irregular sleeping pattern may affect how teens eat (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Day-to-day changes in how long your teen sleeps at night might be affecting how much they eat, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 meeting. Penn State researchers looked at data on 342 teenagers and ... Read More »

Warning on use of drug for children’s sleep
Warning on use of drug for children’s sleep (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning doctors and parents not to provide the drug melatonin to children to help control their sleep problems. Melatonin is a hormone produced in the body with the onset of darkness. It ... Read More »

Teens Increasingly Sleep Deprived
Teens Increasingly Sleep Deprived (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sufficient sleep is critical for adolescent health, yet the number of hours slept per night has decreased among teenagers in the United States over the last 20 years. A study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health ... Read More »

 
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