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Delay morning school start for teens: pediatricians

Middle and high schools shoulddelay their start times to at least 8:30 a.m. to benefit thehealth and welfare of students,...

REFILE-Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers whoneed to carry medical devices and medications with them, it'snot easy to find out the travel...

Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers whoneed to carry medical devices and medications with them, it'snot easy to find out the travel...

U.S. FDA approves Merck insomnia drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administrationsaid on Wednesday it has approved a new insomnia drug made byMerck & Co. The drug,...

Trouble sleeping could be a suicide risk factor for older adults

In a new study, people age 65and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely tocommit suicide over the next ten...

Little evidence to support sleep/wake drugs for shift workers: study

Many shift workers useover-the-counter and prescription drugs to stay awake or fallasleep at the appropriate times - but...

Scientists retract narcolepsy study linked to GSK vaccine

Scientists who believed they had startedto decipher links between a GlaxoSmithKline H1N1 pandemic fluvaccine and the sleep...

Biggest threats for sleep-related infant death change with age: study

Creating a safe sleepenvironment is important for all infants, but when it comes topreventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome...

Shorter sleep may speed brain aging

With less sleep, normalaging-related structural changes in the brain progress slightlyfaster in middle-aged and older people,...

Short rest periods between shifts linked to shift work disorder

Nurses who often return to workwith less than 11 hours between shifts are at higher risk ofsleep problems and severe fatigue...

Scientists find how magic mushrooms alter the mind

Scientists studying the effects of thepsychedelic chemical in magic mushrooms have found the humanbrain displays a similar...

Could strenuous exercise at night mean better sleep?

Young adults who exercisedvigorously before bed ended up getting better sleep than theirpeers who reported less strenuous...

In school-work transition, sleep changes may be jarring

For recent college grads who areused to staying up late and sleeping in, switching to a regularjob schedule might make it...

U.S. senators, safety groups fight over truck driver rest mandates

The U.S. Senate is wrestling overwhether to repeal federal regulations that require truck driversto take nighttime rest breaks,...

'The car flipped,' witness told 911 of Tracy Morgan crash

A witness to a collision on a NewJersey highway that critically injured comedian Tracy Morgan andkilled one of his associates...

CORRECTED-Sleepless nights raise brain levels of Alzheimer's protein: study

After a night of no sleep, evena healthy brain has higher than normal levels of the proteinthat forms the signature tangles...

Sleepless nights raise brain levels of Alzheimer's protein: study

After a night of no sleep, evena healthy brain has higher than normal levels of the proteinthat forms the signature tangles...

Too little sleep can affect many aspects of young kids' health

In a new study, children whoregularly got too little sleep had worse physical, emotional andsocial health than those who...

Stroke risk higher among young adults with insomnia

People with insomnia may have a higher risk of stroke than their well-rested peers, a new study shows. The link between insomnia...

Train driver in fatal N.Y. crash had sleep disorder

The driver of a train that derailed in December in New York City, killing four passengers, had an undiagnosed sleep disorder...

Resident duty-hour limits linked to safety, education concerns

Restrictions on work hours for surgeons-in-training may have backfired, according to a new review that found doctors performed...

Screen time tied to poor wellbeing among kids

Spending too much time in front of a television, computer or other devices with screens may signal problems in a child's...

Study ties troubled sleep to lower brain volume

People who have trouble sleeping tend to have less volume in certain regions of the brain than those without sleep problems,...

Bedroom TVs tied to weight gain among kids: study

Putting a television in a child's bedroom may be setting them up for excess weight gain over the next few years, suggests...

Are noise machines hazardous to infants' hearing?

If a so-called white noise machine is kept at full volume in a room with a sleeping baby, it may be potentially hazardous...

Mattress covers may not help with dust mite allergies

Based on two dozen clinical trials, U.S. researchers find that expensive mattress covers make no difference in reducing dust...

Evening workouts don't disturb sleep

Couch potatoes looking for a reason to forgo working out in the evening may no longer be able to use difficulty sleeping...

Seizure initially suspected in RFK daughter's car crash -NY expert

Kerry Kennedy, daughter of assassinated Senator Robert F. Kennedy, was so disoriented after sideswiping a truck in 2012 that...

Poor sleep linked to widespread pain

Regularly feeling tired and worn out after a night's sleep was the strongest predictor of also developing widespread pain...

Yoga may reduce fatigue after breast cancer

Participating in yoga classes after treatment for breast cancer was linked to reduced fatigue and inflammation and increased...

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