Tag: sleep deprivation

Innovation, Research

Study debunks 3 common sleep myths

April 17, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Over a third of adults in the United States do not get enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, around 35 percent of adults get less than the recommended 7 hours of sleep […]

Innovation, Research

This is how sleep loss alters emotional perception

April 11, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Ever felt grumpy after a sleepless night? When we do not manage to satisfy our need for rest, our brains tend to rebel in various ways. Sleep deprivation, studies have shown, can be just as bad as being drunk, as […]

Innovation, Research

Sleep loss can turn us into social outcasts

March 12, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Sleep deprivation can contribute to a host of mental and physical problems, including depression, diabetes, and impaired cognitive functioning. Now, research from the University of California (UC), Berkeley has linked sleep deprivation to another effect: social isolation. According to the […]

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Why sleep is the best painkiller

January 29, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

One in 3 adults in the United States, or 35 percent of the adult population, do not get enough sleep. The effects of sleep deprivation on the brain are numerous, from inducing an inebriation-like state of cognitive impairment to hindering […]


Change in EHR default orders helps reduce inpatient sleep interruptions

January 9, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

A tweak to default orders in the University of Chicago Medical Center’s electronic health records system is letting patients sleep more soundly at night. Inpatient sleep deprivation is a serious problem at hospitals because of frequent nighttime awakenings by clinicians […]

Innovation, Research

Sleep deprivation may cause dehydration

November 7, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Sleep deprivation has a wide range of adverse effects on a person’s health. Not only does insufficient sleep impair attention and judgment, but prolonged sleep deprivation raises the risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and respiratory disease. […]

Innovation, Research, Wellness

Why a regular bedtime may benefit your heart and metabolism

September 24, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

The cardiometabolic health risks linked to sleep deprivation are numerous. These health risks include weight gain, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Going to bed and waking up at the same time every day, however, […]


An Early Bedtime For Tots Linked To Better Weight As Teens

July 18, 2016

Via: Forbes

The links between sleep and health–and sleep and body weight, in particular–have become harder to ignore in recent years. The research has shown a strong connection between sleep deprivation and higher body weight, both in adults and in kids. And […]


Shift Workers At Greater Risk of Heart Ills, Study Says

June 8, 2016

Via: MedlinePlus Health News

Sleep deprivation and an abnormal sleep cycle may increase the risk of heart disease, especially for shift workers, a small study suggests. “In humans, as in all mammals, almost all physiological and behavioral processes, in particular the sleep-wake cycle, follow […]

Editorial, Research, Wellness

Social media in the evening? You might rethink that!

February 15, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

A NIH-backed University of Pittsburgh study conducted on 1,788 US citizen aged between 19 and 32 revealed that sleep disturbance may be linked with social media activities. The frequency of social media visits was directly proportional with the sleep disturbance […]


Introducing Sleep + Wellness

December 18, 2015

Via: The Huffington Post Health and Fitness

First, the bad news. We’re in the middle of a sleep crisis. According to a recent Gallup poll, 40 percent of all American adults are sleep-deprived. And the problem runs deep: the idea of sleep as time wasted not only […]