Could a narcolepsy drug help combat food addiction?

On December 28, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

A prescription drug used to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders has the potential to help people whose obesity is driven by food addiction. This is the conclusion of a new study published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences. Researchers suggest that a drug used to treat narcolepsy may…

Can regular meal times help combat jet lag?

On October 9, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Jet lag can be problematic for jet-setters and long-haul cabin crew alike, who cross several time zones to reach their destination. While sleep strategies can alleviate jet lag, they are unable to reset body clocks. Researchers from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom have found that regulating…