Neurodegenerative disease: Restricting eating times may boost life quality

On January 3, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Eating meals at the same time each day may be an effective way to improve quality of life for individuals with neurodegenerative disorders, a new study suggests. Researchers suggest that restricting eating times may benefit people with Huntington’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. In a study conducted on mice with…

Life hacks: How to cope with night shifts

On October 30, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Night shifts can prove challenging for the body and mind, but there are steps that you can take to help you cope better. What do doctors, nurses, firefighters, truck drivers, and air traffic controllers all have in common? Many of them work night shifts. Whether you are an early riser or…

Does having a purpose in life help you sleep better?

On July 15, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

New research examines the link between having a sense of meaning in life and common sleep disorders. From drinking warm milk before bed to taking sleeping pills, the Internet abounds with sleep aids and advice for those struggling to get a good night’s sleep. But new research suggests a completely…

Lack of 'beauty sleep' might hinder your social life

On May 20, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

New research proves that there is such a thing as “beauty sleep,” after finding that just 2 nights of poor sleep can make one appear less attractive and healthy to others. Researchers say that just 2 nights of sleep deprivation can make one appear less attractive. Furthermore, researchers found…

Poor sleep can damage brain health in later life

On January 11, 2017, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Experts have found that in order to maintain a healthy brain and stay mentally sharp, we must make it a priority to get the required amount of sleep in later life. What happens to our sleep as we age The new report into sleep in…

Poor work-life balance leads to poor health later in life

On October 29, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Due to the increasing pressure of modern life and despite the adverse effects it has on our health, we tend to get less sleep and work more. A new study shows that a poor work-life balance in midlife may have negative consequences decades later. Too much work has adverse health…

Low quality of life and depression may contribute to erectile dysfunction in men with sleep apnea

On October 20, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Burdens related to poor sleep may put men with sleep apnea at increased risk of erectile dysfunction. In a study of 713 male patients who visited Seoul National University Hospital for snoring and/or daytime sleepiness from 2006 to 2014, depressive symptoms and a low quality of life…

Surgery improves quality of life for patients with chronic sinus infection, sleep dysfunction

On September 24, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (sinus infection) and obstructive sleep apnea report a poor quality of life, which is substantially improved following endoscopic sinus surgery, according to a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. A growing body of literature has highlighted the important links between…