Weight gain and child obesity has nothing to do with the candy, soda, chips, and other junk food student s can purchase at school, according to new research on school nutrition and childhood obesity.
A recent study by sleep researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the first to suggest that a person’s emotional response after witnessing an unsettling picture or traumatic event is greatly reduced if the person stays awake afterward. The sleep study further suggests that sleep strongly “protects” the negative emotional response. If the unsettling picture is viewed again or a flashback memory occurs, it will be just as upsetting as the first time for those who have slept after viewing compared to those who have not.
Many people use indooor tanning beds, with the assumption that it is safer than the sun, and that there is little risk for sunburn and skin cancer. However, a new study by The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) may shed new light on the safety of indoor tanning beds.
Sleep problems and sleep disruptions may be among the earliest indicators of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and reported in Science Translational Medicine.