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Going to bed late may affect the health, academic performance of college students

...tudents who go to bed late are more likely to have poor quality sleep, which may affect their mental health and academic performance, according to a research abstract that will be presented Wednesday at SLEEP 2007, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (APSS). The study,...

Late weekend sleep among teens may lead to poor academic performance

...chool. As a result, teens may feel worse and have poor performance in school at the beginning of the week. Essentially, teenagers may be giving themselves jetlag over the weekend even without getting on a plane." The best way for teenagers to prevent late and long sleep on weekends is to ensure that t...

Poor sleep hygiene in children associated with behavioral problems

...leep Societies (APSS) finds that a snoring child's poor sleep hygiene habits can have a negative influence...red, an overlap between daytime behavior problems, poor sleep hygiene, and potentially problematic bedtime behaviors in snoring children may exist and deser...

Students with medical-related majors more likely to have poor quality sleep

...I) and Epworth Sleepiness Scale. "Sleepiness and poor sleep quality are prevalent among university students, affecting their academic performance and daytime functioning. This study, which compared sleepiness and sleep quality among undergraduate students whose majors were either medically or humanitie...

College students who pull 'all-nighters' and get no sleep more likely to have a lower GPA

...students is generally inadequate, irregular and of poor quality. As sleep quality and quantity decrease, academic performance worsens. The data collected in this study indicate that the use of a single night of total sleep deprivation is not an effective practice for achieving academic goals," said Pame...

Night shift nurses more likely to have poor sleep habits

...s who work the night shift are more likely to have poor sleep habits, a practice that can increase the lik...ses individuals to sleep deprivation, resulting in poor psychomotor performance," said Johnson. "Nurses who work the night shift may be particularly subjec...

Simple test predicts 6-year risk of dementia

...for developing dementia are an age of 70 or older, poor scores on two simple cognitive tests, slow physical functioning on everyday tasks such as buttoning a shirt or walking 15 feet, a history of coronary artery bypass surgery, a body mass index of less than 18, and current non-consumption of alcohol. ...

UCLA researchers develop new nanomaterials to deliver anti-cancer drugs to cells

...system that promises to solve the challenge of the poor water solubility of todays most promising anticanc...gs and thereby increase their effectiveness. The poor solubility of anticancer drugs is one of the major problems in cancer therapy because the drugs requ...

Low libido in menopause linked to trouble sleeping

...tor at Group Health Center for Health Studies. And poor sleep can reduce energy for everything, including sex. However, Dr. Reed cautioned against inferring cause and effect between depression and low libido. They are each so complex that the interactions can be difficult to tease apart. Dr. Reed no...

QBI scientist looks at why stroke causes vision problems

...ion of spatial neglect tends to be associated with poor recovery for individuals who have suffered a stroke. After a stroke, many people with damage to their parietal lobe behave as if one-half of their visual world has simply disappeared," he said. To examine this problem under controlled condition...

Born to lose: How birth weight affects adult health and success

...smitted across generations within families. "The poor economic status of parents at the time of pregnanc...irth increases the probability of being in fair or poor health as an adult by over 70 percent. Not only does birth weight have large and lasting effects acr...

Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes

...wering A1C by just 1%, especially in patients with poor blood sugar control, can delay or prevent serious complications, reduce diabetes-related deaths and reduce healthcare costs. Uncontrolled, obese and overweight type 2 diabetes patients present an ongoing clinical challenge to health professional...

Benefits of school-based fitness programs fade after summer

...mation in the article. This can result in obesity, poor cardiovascular fitness, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and hypertension. Aaron L. Carrel, M.D., and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin Childrens Hospital, Madison, previously conducted a randomized controlled trial in ...

May/June Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...tices. Furthermore, EMR usage was associated with poor adherence to the diabetes quality of care measures. Patient care in the 37 practices not using an EMR was more likely to meet guidelines for process, treatment and intermediate outcomes than in the 13 practices using an EMR. The authors suggest thi...

Targeted, oral agent Enzastaurin shows favorable results

...ity of PKC- and PI3K/AKT have been associated with poor prognosis and treatment resistance in NSCLC. The primary objective of the study was progression-free survival at six months. Secondary endpoints were safety and overall survival at 12 months. These data in NSCLC shed new light on the potential ver...

Journal Sleep: Advanced cancer patients have less quality sleep

...in. The findings indicate a relationship between poor sleep quality and the functional performance, mental health, and pain status of cancer patients. "The current findings could be of clinical importance, since in cancer, an initial sign of a symptom may hint the underlying cause of that symptom and,...

New mothers often not asked about depression, UNC survey finds

...eater risk if she has a history of depression; has poor support from her partner, family or friends; or is under significant additional stress, he says. ...

'Energy Up' demonstrates success as obesity intervention program for inner-city girls

...esity, rather than the cause. "Energy Up" connects poor self-esteem with overeating, which is an entirely new concept in medical literature. Dr. Lynn Gettleman Chehab states, "I cant emphasize enough that there really is nothing remotely like EU out there."...

Doctors conclude temsirolimus is effective new treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma

...ng patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma and poor prognostic features show temsirolimus improved overall survival when compared to the current treatment for this stage of disease. The study, led by Gary R. Hudes, M.D., director of the Genitourinary Malignancies Program at Fox Chase Cancer Center, i...

Access to alcohol among middle school children

... other study has followed young, racially diverse, poor urban youth over a two and a half year period, observing patterns of social and commercial alcohol access in this manner. "Early onset of drinking leads to a long list of alcohol-related problems. It is important to educate parents about the conse...

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