Single brain 'switch' controls both sleep and wakefulness

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

There are countless adverse health effects associated with not getting enough sleep. But a recent study may pave the way for new sleep therapies, as a single brain area is found to control both sleep and wakefulness. As an adult, you should sleep for at least 7 hours each night…

Single mothers at greatest risk for sleep problems

On January 11, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Around 50-70 million people in the US have sleep problems. But according to a new survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is single parents who are most at risk. Single parents – especially single mothers – are more likely than other family types to experience lack…