College Students Who Sleep in Drink More, Study Less
TUESDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Scheduling classes later in
the day provides college students with more time to sleep in the
morning, but it may also encourage them to stay up later drinking,
new research suggests.
Young Girls May Lose Sleep Over Pressure to Be Thin
TUESDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Some people may lose sleep
over the pressure to be thin -- especially young white girls who
are being pushed by female friends to lose weight or stay skinny,
according to a new study.
Good Sleep Raises Quality of Life, Lowers Depression
TUESDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- People who get six to nine
hours of sleep each night rate their quality of life higher and are
less likely to feel depressed than those who sleep less, according
to a new study.
Too Little Sleep in Preschool Years May Predict ADHD
TUESDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Preschoolers who don't get
enough sleep are more likely than other children to be hyperactive
and inattentive by the time they reach kindergarten, according to a
Diabetics May Be at Greater Risk for Second Stroke
MONDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- After suffering a first
stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), people with diabetes are
at greater risk of having another stroke or a heart attack, a new
Sleeptime Head-Cooling Cap Eases Insomnia, Study Finds
TUESDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- Not only do cooler heads
prevail, they might also sleep better, according to researchers who
say they have developed a cooling cap that, when worn during
sleeptime, may help treat insomnia.
FDA Issues New Rules on Sunscreens
TUESDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration said Tuesday it will require new labeling for
sunscreens to identify products that are best for reducing the risk
of skin cancer, early skin aging and helping to prevent
FDA Approves Test That Spots Aggressive Breast Cancer
TUESDAY, June 14 (HealthDay News) -- A new genetic test that
helps determine if breast cancer patients are good candidates for
treatment with the drug Herceptin was approved Tuesday by the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration.