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Published May 21, 2013 LiveScience Too little sleep increases the risk of car crashes for young drivers, a new study confirms. In the study, drivers ages 17 to 24 who reported sleeping six or fewer hours per night were about 20 percent more likely to
EDT Embargo expired: 5/20/2013 4:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom: Newswise A study by Alexandra L...Martiniuk, M.Sc, Ph.D., of The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney, Australia, and colleagues suggests less sleep per night is associated with a
According to a new survey, U.S. students rank the worst in getting sleep...Poor behavior, inattention, impulsivity, decreased cognitive performance and paradoxical hyperactivity in kids...If you guessed attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, you'
Australia ranked fifth out of 50 for tired students. Teachers are warning parents to ensure their children get enough sleep to do well at school, as experts fear late-night use of mobiles and computers are interfering with results. Following a study
9 May 2013 One in 10 motorists admit to nodding off at the wheel,disturbing new research reveals today...Indeed the report suggests dozing at the wheel caused up to 170,000 accidents last year, most of them not reported. Nearly half (48 per cent) of
Sleepiness may be holding Australian schoolchildren back in the international education race. Research conducted alongside international maths tests shows Australian year 4s were the fifth most sleep-deprived in the world, of 50 countries studied.
Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in lowering the achievement of school pupils, according to researchers carrying out international education tests. It is a particular problem in more affluent countries, with sleep experts linking it
EDT Source Newsroom: Newswise For years, Paul Shaw, PhD, a researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has used what he learns in fruit flies to look for markers of sleep loss in humans. Shaw reverses the process in a new
Each and every night we close our eyes and drift off into a state of mild unconsciousness. It is a process so common that it consumes nearly one-third of our lives. This translates to an estimated 26 years spent in slumber if we assume the average
The opposite of depression is not happiness, according to Peter Kramer, author of Against Depression and Listening to Prozac, it is resilience: the ability to cope with life's frustrations without falling apart. Proper treatment doesn't suppress