Reducing screen time and blue light exposure can resolve sleep problems in teens (Video)

Too much screen time can lead to sleep problems in teens. But reducing screen time and blue light exposure can resolve these problems within a week. Researchers from the Netherlands Institute of Neuroscience investigated the effects of screen time on adolescents and saw that teens who were exposed to screen…

Apnea leads to amnesia? People with sleep apnea suffer profound memory problems (Video)

Persons with untreated sleep apnea are prone to forget important details about their pasts. Researchers at RMIT University compared 44 adults with untreated sleep apnea to 44 healthy individuals. They assessed each participant’s recall of memories from different stages of life. Results showed that those with sleep apnea remembered significantly…

A nap a day could lower your blood pressure and, in turn, reduce your risk of cardiovascular problems like heart attack

New research shows that midday napping could reduce blood pressure, just as significantly as other lifestyle changes. The research team reached these findings by analyzing 212 participants: half of whom napped during the day, and the other half of whom did not nap. After adjusting for factors known to affect…

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