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A waking nightmare: The enigma of sleep paralysis

On April 21, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

You wake up in the middle of the night, convinced that an evil figure is lying in wait. You attempt to move, but your body just will not budge. You try to scream, but nothing comes out. The monster draws closer. It may sound like a horror movie scene, but…

Type 2 diabetes: Late breakfast could drive obesity

On April 19, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Going to bed later is linked with obesity in people with type 2 diabetes, and the main factor that drives this relationship is eating breakfast later. A new study unveils the link between breakfast and obesity in type 2 diabetes. This was the conclusion of a new study now published…

What happens if you sleep with your eyes open?

On April 16, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

People who sleep with their eyes open may wake up feeling their eyes are dry and grainy. Some may think this habit is odd, but it is quite common. A person who sleeps with their eyes open regularly could end up with severe eye problems, however. The medical term for…

Being a 'night owl' could kill you, study finds

On April 14, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

I wake up at 5.15 a.m. each day to get to work on time, so going to bed at a reasonable hour is a must for me. According to new research, it’s also beneficial to my health; scientists found that “night owls” have a higher risk of early death. Researchers…

Is it time you went on a social media detox?

On April 14, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

In today’s world, social media is central to our lives. It helps us to stay in touch with our friends, promote our work, and follow the latest news. How do these networks impact our mental and physical health? Is it time to take a break from being permanently online? Social…

Coping with an Adderall crash

On April 13, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Adderall is a prescription medication that doctors use to improve concentration in people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Adderall is a stimulant so that when it wears off, a person can feel the opposite effects to those it creates. This is because there is an imbalance of chemicals left in…

Just one night of bad sleep increases Alzheimer's protein

On April 12, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

If you think that a bad night’s sleep is harmless, think again. New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers reveal that just one night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of beta-amyloid protein. Scientists from the…

Alzheimer's: Scientists find the cause of evening agitation

On April 10, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

A new study has uncovered a biological clock circuit that may explain why people with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia can become more agitated or aggressive in the early evening. People with Alzheimer’s can feel more agitated during the evening. The researchers hope that their findings will lead…

Why do I always feel sick?

On April 4, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Everyone feels sick sometimes, but in some circumstances, a person can feel sick all or most of the time. This feeling can refer to nausea, catching colds often, or being run-down. A person might feel sick continuously for a few days, weeks, or months due to a lack of sleep,…

Insomnia: Why your brain may sleep without even knowing it

On April 4, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

People with insomnia will often tell you that they haven’t slept a wink, even after you’ve just heard them snore. Recent research validates their experience and explains why this phenomenon occurs. The findings were published in the journal Sleep. People with insomnia may sometimes feel that they’re awake — even…