Shift work-induced sleep problems may increase risk for heart health problems, study finds
Working night shifts or hours that deviate from humans' natural body clock may increase a person's risk for heart disease, a study presented during the European Society of Cardiology's virtual scientific congress found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Later school start times aid sleep duration, quality for adolescents, teens
Starting school later in the morning allows adolescents and teens to get the sleep they need to perform well in the classroom and maintain overall health, a study published Thursday by the journal Sleep found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Later School Start Times Mean Better-Rested Kids: Study
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- Starting the school day a little later helps middle and high school students get more and better sleep, according to a new study. The research is based on annual surveys of about 28,000 elementary, middle and high school... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Later school start times let students get adequate sleep
(Oxford University Press USA) A new study in SLEEP, published by Oxford University Press, demonstrates the significant benefits of later school start times for middle and high school students' sleep schedules. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sleep: The healthy habit that promotes weight loss
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insomnia Tied to Suicidal Thoughts, Worse Symptoms With Schizophrenia
Authors say that it is important for providers to assess sleep patterns in patients with schizophrenia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Why Is Blue Light Bad for Sleep?
Title: Why Is Blue Light Bad for Sleep?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 14, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Childhood maltreatment reports in adult seasonal affective disorder: associations with sleep disturbances, maladaptive cognitions, and brooding - Wang YS, Friedman AL, Jakubowski KP, Wescott DL, Iyiewuare P, Feldman JS, Shaw DS, Roecklein KA.
BACKGROUND: Although childhood maltreatment has been studied in multiple psychopathologies, its role in Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is unknown. The current study examined possible mediators of the relationship between retrospectively-reported childho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Some Kids Snore, and It Could Affect Behavior
Title: Some Kids Snore, and It Could Affect BehaviorCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 13, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Eat your way to a dreamy sleep: The secret to a good night's rest lies in the 'brain' in your gut
Your entire body including your digestive system is designed to have predictable cycles of sleep, wakefulness and eating. By upsetting that pattern, you throw your body off-kilter, gut and all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The experience of sleep problems for adolescents with depression in short-term psychological therapy - Jernslett M, Thackeray L, Orchard F, Midgley N.
A growing body of literature demonstrates a strong relationship between sleep disturbances and depression in adolescence. In spite of this, few studies have explored how adolescents with depression experience sleep problems. The present study aimed to qual... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How to live longer: Brisk walkers reduce cardiovascular & cancer mortality by 20 percent
HOW TO live longer: Many are aware of the health benefits walking can have on one's overall health, including better sleep, improved mood and losing weight. A study has found the pace of your walk can have a major impact on your longevity by reducing the risk of cardiovascular and cancer mortality by up to 20 percent. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guarantee a good night's sleep: Dr Michael Mosley shares amazing two-hour rule
HOW TO sleep better can be as simple as a stroll in the park. In fact, the benefits are so great that Dr Michael Mosley discussed how an early morning walk can help to reset our body clocks improving both sleep and your overall mood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Losing a long-term spouse can be deadly
Studies show that surviving spouses can suffer from sleep issues, depression, anxiety, and overall poorer physical health. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 11, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Sleep duration trajectory during the transition to adolescence and subsequent risk of non-suicidal self-harm - Fang J, Wan Y, Zhang X, Su P, Tao F, Sun Y.
We examined to identify sleep duration trajectories from childhood to adolescence and their associations with s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sleep problems are related to commuting accidents rather than to workplace accidents - Vargas-Garrido H, Moyano-D íaz E, Andrades K.
This study aimed to verify the relationships between sleep problems and both commuting and workplace accidents in workers of both sexes. METHODS: The study was carried out with a sample of workers (n  = 2993; 50.2% female) from the C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Why Can't I Sleep by Myself?
Title: Why Can't I Sleep by Myself?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 9, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Treating sleep apnea may reduce dementia risk
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) People with obstructive sleep apnea who treat their apnea with the commonly-prescribed positive airway pressure therapy were less likely to be diagnosed with dementia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Is COVID-19 Affecting Our Sleep?
Slumber in the age of COVID-19: There's some good news. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexsomnia in active duty military: a series of four cases - Fernandez JD, Soca R.
Sexsomnia is a type of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) parasomnia in which sexual behaviors arise during sleep; these behaviors are varied and can include masturbation, orgasms with or without self-stimulation, sexual vocalizations and talking, and sexual fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Help With Your Insomnia
Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is a nondrug treatment that can improve patients' sleep. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON to step up campaigns on pay and social care reform
UNISON’s number one priority remains the support of members who have been delivering public services for over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, general secretary Christina McAnea told the union’s national executive council (NEC) at an online meeting today (Wednesday). But the union is also focussed on what will happen in the post-COVID recovery, particularly in terms of members’ pay, and it will work to ensure public services and the interests of the union’s members are central to the elections taking place across the UK on 6 May. The union also continues to “look outwards”, with the ge...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 7, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article News care workers: your rights international NEC Source Type: news

Bullying victimization and friendship as influences on sleep difficulty among Brazilian adolescents - Roza TH, Yano VAN, Roza SA, Santo JB, Cunha JM.
Bullying victimization is associated with poor health-related outcomes, including sleeping problems. The present study aimed to investigate the impact of bullying victimization on sleep difficulty, and the moderating effect of the number of close friends o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The persistence of sleep disturbance and its correlates in children with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: a longitudinal study - Yeo V, Phillips NL, Bogdanov S, Brookes N, Epps A, Teng A, Naismith SL, Lah S.
OBJECTIVES: The primary aim was to examine whether sleep disturbances persist in children in the chronic stage of recovery from moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). The secondary aim was to examine whether memory difficulties and/or other previ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

What are the risk factors for experiencing side effects from childhood cancer treatments?
(Wiley) Steroids are essential for treating children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow, but they can cause severe side effects such as psychological reactions and sleep problems. An analysis published in Psycho-Oncology of all relevant studies published to date indicates that there's insufficient high-quality research investigating the risk factors for these side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Unraveling the mysteries of sleep disorders in multiple system atrophy
(Cactus Communications) Multiple system atrophy (MSA) is a neurodegenerative disease with multiple debilitating symptoms. One of them is sleep disorders; however, owing to limited research, little is known about why only some patients are affected, how sleep disorders influence MSA severity, or even how sleep disorders vary across different MSA subtypes. Now researchers at West China Hospital of Sichuan University have uncovered these mysteries in a new study published in Chinese Medical Journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

£28 memory foam pillow supports neck AND encourages natural alignment of the spine
Looking for the best neck pillow to help ease pain while you sleep? An orthopaedic pillow can help relieve some of those aches and pains and the Ecosafeter Contour Memory Foam Pillow... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Having weird, vivid dreams? Sleep researchers say you're far from alone
Being chased by swarms of bugs is among the unusual dreams people have reported over the past year, according to sleep specialists. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

Octopus research yields insight into the evolution of sleep
Research shows the animal experiences two major alternating sleep states eerily similar to those in humans — and it even might dream. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Will Dunham Source Type: news

LIBBY GALVIN: Can these gadgets REALLY turn you into a sleeping beauty?
LIBBY GALVIN: Sleep for sale! is the flashing image I see in my mind's eye when I look at the growing range of sleep trackers on the market. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep Issues Are Soaring in U.S. Military: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Mental health in Japanese children during school closures due to the COVID-19 - Saito M, Kikuchi Y, Lefor AK, Hoshina M.
BACKGROUND: Changes in relationships, sleep rhythms, and physical activity caused by school closures instituted to curb the spread of COVID-19 influenced children's mental health. We explored changes in children's daily life and effects on their mental hea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drinking to cope as a mechanism between sleep problems and heavy episodic drinking among trauma survivors - Brockdorf AN, Haws JK, Brock RL, Gratz KL, Messman TL, DiLillo D.
OBJECTIVE: Women who have experienced trauma report high rates of heavy episodic drinking (HED) and sleep problems. Prior work suggests that poor sleep exacerbates heavy alcohol use; however, potential mechanisms for this association are unclear. Consisten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sleep problems among disaster victims: a long-term survey on the life changes of disaster victims in Korea - Kim Y, Lee H.
This study aimed to assess sleep problems and their underlying factors in victims of disasters such as typhoons, heavy rains, fires, and earthquakes. Data from the long-term survey on life changes among disaster victims in 2019 obtained by the National Dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Coronavirus symptoms update: ‘Coronasomnia’ causing millions to suffer with sleep problems
CORONAVIRUS symptoms update: COVID-19, as with many other viral infections, is known to impact a person's sleep. Doctors have found a vast number of people have experienced sleep problems even those who have not contracted the virus so much so they have the symptoms ‘coronasomnia' or 'Covid-somnia'. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eamonn Holmes health: TV host 'can't sleep at night' due to painful chronic condition
EAMONN HOLMES, 61, has been suffering from "intense" back pain, he revealed on ITV's This Morning on Monday. The popular TV host gave an update on his condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep Issues Are Soaring in U.S. Military: Study
MONDAY, April 5, 2021 -- Serving in the U.S. military can be stressful, and new research suggests the effect of that is showing up in a dramatic increase in two types of sleep problems. From 2005 to 2019, insomnia increased 45-fold and sleep apnea... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 5, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sleep Issues Are Soaring in U.S. Military: Study
Title: Sleep Issues Are Soaring in U.S. Military: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/5/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/5/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 5, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Scientists scour genes of 53,000+ people to better battle dangerous diseases
(University of Virginia Health System) A new analysis of the entire genetic makeup of more than 53,000 people offers a bonanza of valuable insights into heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders, paving the way for new and better ways to treat and prevent some of the most common causes of disability and death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Are Recommendations for Using Portable Listening Devices?
In this study listening to audiobooks, movies, or playing videogames was less likely to exceed the threshold. However the use of PLDs has increased overtime, particularly with the need for online educational activities due the COVID-19 pandemic. Use of PLDs particularly in the setting of other ambient noise and the duration of the activities may have changed since this and other studies were published. Problems associated with increased noise aren’t just hearing loss but other aural problems including tinnitus, sound distortion, difficulty understanding speech, dizziness, and earache. Other “extra-auditive da...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Coronavirus doctor's diary: How the virus has changed our sleep patterns
Coronavirus is clearly a virus that affects our nervous system - and it appears to have an impact on the brain's sleep patterns. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian neo-Nazis call to ‘breed out the Jewish race’
National Socialist Network urges its followers to sleep with Jewish women; group's leader posts graphic showing Jewish leader in a gas chamber (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Workers Are Essential, During the Pandemic and Beyond
By Polly Dunford, President and Chief Executive Officer, IntraHealth InternationalApril 05, 2021We’ve all heard the term“health worker heroes.” But really, they’re health workerhumans.Health workers are just people, like us. They’ve been working in incredibly challenging situations, especially during the past year. They’re not magic. They don’t have superpowers that let them never sleep or make them invincible against disease. They’re real people. They’re people who have families and hobbies and needs—inside and outside of work.If 2020 taught us anything, it&rsq...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: SwitchPoint World Health Worker Week 2021 Year of the Health and Care Worker Global health security Health Workforce & Systems Source Type: news

Space Can Take a Nasty Toll On An Astronaut ’s Heart, Study Finds
It’s perfectly fine that human beings want to travel in space. But we have to reckon with the fact that space doesn’t want anything to do with us. The exterior environment of space, of course, represents instantaneous death, what with the killing cold and the absence of any atmosphere. But even inside a spacecraft or a space station—cozy, pressurized, temperature-controlled, with food supplies, comfortable sleep pods, and a zero-g privy to take care of unavoidable essentials—the body doesn’t care for space. Space radiation, which makes it through the walls of even the sturdiest ship, raises an...
Source: TIME: Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Carrot Health using voting records, home data to gauge health
The secret to good health? Get enough sleep, eat well — and maybe vote regularly, according to Carrot Health, a Minneapolis firm that's working to better understand what are often called the social determinants of health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrigan Miller Source Type: news

Why Can't I Sleep Although I'm Tired?
Title: Why Can't I Sleep Although I'm Tired?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 2, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

DOJ probing whether Matt Gaetz paid for sex with multiple women: report
The FBI has questioned several women who claim they were paid to sleep with Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and his friends in drug-fueled... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Network of co-expressed circadian genes, childhood maltreatment and sleep quality in bipolar disorders - Grillault Laroche D, Curis E, Bellivier F, Nepost C, Gross G, Etain B, Marie-Claire C.
Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic and burdensome psychiatric disease, characterized by variations in mood and energy. The literature has consistently demonstrated an association between BD and childhood maltreatment (CM), and genetic variants of circadian... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nembutal (pentobarbital sodium)
Title: Nembutal (pentobarbital sodium)Category: MedicationsCreated: 4/1/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/1/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - April 1, 2021 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news