People who go to bed late have less control over OCD symptoms

On June 22, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

A late bedtime is associated with lower perceived control of obsessive thoughts, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. Binghamton University Professor of Psychology Meredith E. Coles and former graduate student Jessica Schubert (now at University of Michigan Medical School) monitored twenty individuals…

Mothers, not fathers, get less sleep when living with children

On February 28, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

For many parents of young children, sleep deprivation is likely a regular occurrence. But according to new research, mothers fare worse than fathers. Researchers have found that mothers get less sleep when living with children, but fathers’ sleep is unaffected. From an analysis of more than 5,800 adults,…

Vehicle crash risk nearly doubles with just 1-2 hours less sleep

On December 7, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A new report highlights the dangers of driving following lack of sleep, after finding that missing just 1-2 hours of sleep in a 24-hour period can almost double the risk of a vehicle crash. The new report finds the risk of a vehicle crash increases significantly for drivers who fail…

Could less time in bed prevent chronic insomnia?

On June 14, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

People who find it difficult to fall or stay asleep may be surprised to learn that new research suggests they should try spending less time in bed as a way to prevent chronic insomnia. The finding supports the idea that the way to tackle insomnia is to avoid increasing sleep…

Less sleep, more food and drink?

On December 19, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Sleeping less than 7 hours a night may mean that people are eating and drinking more, contributing to obesity, says research published in the American Journal of Health Promotion. People who lack sleep are also more likely to eat while doing activities like watching TV. The association between…