Study finds those late night snacks may be hurting you at work

A recent study finds that unhealthy eating behaviors at night can make people less helpful and more withdrawn the next day at work. “For the first time, we have shown that healthy eating immediately affects our workplace behaviors and performance,” says Seonghee “Sophia” Cho, corresponding author of the study and an assistant professor of psychology at North Carolina State University. […]

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How your internal body clock affects sleep quality each night

Sleep. It’s one of the body’s most natural processes, yet so many of us struggle with the simple act of nodding off. We already have plenty of evidence that sleep is linked to improved mood, cognitive and physical performance and a healthy immune system. And while much of the focus has been on whether people are getting enough, a new […]

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Taking fish oil tablets for four weeks improves ‘night vision,’ study says

Fish oil supplements can significantly improve ‘night vision’, according to a new study. Researchers from Loughborough University wanted to know whether docosahexanoic acid (DHA), a polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish oils, improved ‘dark adaptation capabilities’ – the process the eyes go through when adjusting to new light levels. DHA, found in mackerel, herring, tuna and halibut, is known to […]

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The night gardeners: Immune cells rewire, repair brain while we sleep

Science tells us that a lot of good things happen in our brains while we sleep—learning and memories are consolidated and waste is removed, among other things. New research shows for the first time that important immune cells called microglia—which play an important role in reorganizing the connections between nerve cells, fighting infections, and repairing damage—are also primarily active while […]

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Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus' Daughter Has 'Tearful Night of Teething'

Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus’ daughter is having a tough time. “Early (tired) morning, waiting for baby to wake up after a tearful night of teething. #growingpains #poorbaby,” the actress, 43, captioned a Wednesday, September 25, Instagram selfie. https://www.instagram.com/p/B20rk9fhNwj/ Early (tired) morning, waiting for baby to wake up after a tearful night of teething 🎈#growingpains #poorbaby A post shared byDiane […]

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Study: Night-time toilet visits are sometimes a signs of high blood pressure

New study: Nocturnal pee indicates high blood pressure In a new study has shown that nighttime Urination can be a sign of high blood pressure. The more often you need to go at night to the toilet, the higher the probability of hypertension is therefore. Risk factor for cardiovascular disease According to health experts, over one billion people worldwide suffer […]

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‘Short sleepers’ can get just 4 hours a night and feel fine. But is their health at risk?

Credit: CC0 Public Domain “Sleep is overrated.” So proclaims Stephen Klasko, who throughout his life has taken pride in sleeping only four or five hours a night. Those extra few hours away from his pillow, he believes, have allowed him to write books, run marathons, and achieve his lofty professional goals. An obstetrician and gynecologist, he’s the president and CEO […]

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