teenage sleep

Sleep glasses help teenagers see the light
Sleep glasses help teenagers see the light (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Bright light glasses have been shown to help sleep, and even bolster learning and cognitive skills in teenagers. Invented by psychologists and sleep experts at Flinders University, the portable Re-Timer Light Therapy Glasses have recently been used in new trials to ... Read More »

Napping can help tired teens’ performance in school
Napping can help tired teens’ performance in school (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teenagers and sleep. It’s certainly a passionate subject for many parents. University of Delaware’s Xiaopeng Ji is investigating the relationship between midday-napping behaviours and neurocognitive function in early adolescents. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, School ... Read More »

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 »

Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep
Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Technology, other distractions and staying up late make is difficult, but researchers say teenagers need to make time for 8-10 hours of sleep a night to optimise their performance and maintain good health and wellbeing. As soon as teens get ... Read More »

Caffeine and kids: The no-go combo that’s keeping kids awake
Caffeine and kids: The no-go combo that’s keeping kids awake (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of South Australia researchers is calling for parents and clinicians to take stock of children’s diets following new research that shows a causal relationship between primary-aged children’s caffeine intake, poor sleep and difficult daytime behaviour. The study, published in the Journal ... Read More »

Lack of sleep could cause mood disorders in teens
Lack of sleep could cause mood disorders in teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Chronic sleep deprivation—which can involve staying up late, and waking up early for work or school—has become a way of life for both kids and adults, especially with the increasing use of phones and tablets late into the night. But ... Read More »

Tired teens exposed to bright light in the morning can improve alertness
Tired teens exposed to bright light in the morning can improve alertness (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Exposing sleepy teens to bright light in the morning can improve their sleep and help them feel more alert during the day, a Flinders University study shows. Researchers investigated an innovative way to cure teenagers of Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder, ... Read More »

New insights into controversial diagnosis of adolescent chronic fatigue
New insights into controversial diagnosis of adolescent chronic fatigue (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Crucial new research could provide some clarity around the controversy surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in adolescents. The research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine studied the ... Read More »

Answers to young people’s persistent sleep problems
Answers to young people’s persistent sleep problems (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A collaborative research project involving James Cook University and the University of Queensland indicates high rates of sleep problems continuing through teenage years and into early adulthood – but also suggests a natural remedy. Dr Yaqoot Fatima from JCU’s Mount ... Read More »

Despite health and learning benefits, half of parents against later school start times
Despite health and learning benefits, half of parents against later school start times (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The early morning starts of most high schools work against teens’ natural sleep patterns. Experts say change is needed. Leading paediatrics and sleep associations agree: teens shouldn’t start school so early. Yet University of Michigan research finds parents are split ... Read More »

 
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