Night owls: Don’t lose sleep, rest easy https://t.co/p4cRtHi2sf pic.twitter.com/PcNo3OQP7e — World Economic Forum (@wef) September 19, 2019 The study – Resetting the late timing of ‘night owls’ has a positive impact on mental health and performance – describes night owls as “people whose internal body clock dictates later-than-usual sleep andContinue Reading

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/why-the-elderly-can-go-downhill-after-the-loss-of-their-partner-9722041.htmlhttps://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/why-the-elderly-can-go-downhill-after-the-loss-of-their-partner-9722041.htmlhttps://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/why-the-elderly-can-go-downhill-after-the-loss-of-their-partner-9722041.html Bereavement can have a devastating impact on the immune systems of older people and may explain why many elderly spouses die soon after the loss of their loved ones, scientists have said. A study has found that a key component of the immune defences that protect the body againstContinue Reading

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01968-z Research has repeatedly shown that race is not a scientifically valid concept. Across the world, humans share 99.9% of their DNA. The characteristics that have come to define our popular understanding of race — hair texture, skin colour, facial features — represent only a few of the thousands ofContinue Reading

https://wapo.st/2LseJmy “Light is a stimulant,” says Alcibiades Rodriguez, the medical director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center-Sleep Center at New York University. When blue-sensitive receptors in our eyes are first exposed to light in the morning, that sends a signal to the pineal gland of our brain that shuts off theContinue Reading

http://bit.ly/2J1Dsvv The figure, which comes from a 2003 paper published in the prestigious journal Science, shows that the risk of depression among people who have experienced stressful life events becomes much greater if they also possess a certain version of a certain gene. This landmark study, in the midst ofContinue Reading

MobiHealthNews: Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs.https://www.mobihealthnews.com/content/north-america/apple-watch-app-nightmare-disorder-receives-fda-breakthrough-designation-opens NightWare’s product is an app for the Apple Watch that uses the device’s biometric sensors to monitor the sleeping wearer’s heart rate and movement, Karlin explained. Within just a night or two of sleep,Continue Reading