Pitt research links sleep habits to adolescent drug and alcohol use

On September 21, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A study led by researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Pitt Department of Psychology has identified a possible link between adolescent sleep habits and early substance abuse. The study, published today in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, found that…

New research highlights need to give greater consideration to sleep in stroke care

On March 16, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers identify sleep as a problem in patients with stroke, and highlight the need to give greater consideration to sleep in stroke care, and in particular stroke rehabilitation. Latest findings from the University of Surrey and University of Freiburg all point towards the important role of sleep in…

Research warns about the necessity of studying the sleep disturbances in patients with cancer

On February 22, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers from the Hospital Inmaculada ONCOSUR-Granada hospital and the University of Granada (UGR) prove that sleep problems are very significant among patients with cancer prior to undergoing radiotherapy A study carried out by researchers from the Hospital Inmaculada ONCOSUR-Granada hospital and the UGR department of Personality, Assessment…

New research helps to explain how temperature shifts the circadian clock

On December 3, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

For many living things, a roughly 24-hour internal clock governs the rhythms of life — everything from sleep in animals, to leaf opening in plants and reproduction in bread mold. Scientists have come to understand much about this internal time-keeping system, but one important aspect, its complex response to temperature,…

Visual stress could be a symptom of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, research suggests

On November 25, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

University of Leicester research team discovers vision-related abnormalities that could help in diagnosis of illness People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) could experience higher levels of visual stress than those without the condition, according to new research from the University of Leicester. CFS, also…

Research published on the link between insomnia and the control of emotion

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

People who are losing the ability to regulate their emotions may be more likely to suffer from insomnia. And if they do, that insomnia is more likely to become persistent. Those are the conclusions of research published in a British Psychological Society journal by a team led…