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News tag: Sleep


Losing half and hour of sleep daily linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes

9 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Sleeping half an hour less than what we are supposed to get can lead to significant health problems, including weight gain, new study shows. Researchers also found that those who sleep less during the week days and attempt to recover by sleeping longer during the weekend are in fact disrupting…


Sex takes backseat to technology and sleep for modern women

17 Nov, 2014 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
In this day and age, women consider technology and sleep more appealing than sex, according to new research conducted in Great Britain, Brazil, China and the U.S. Over 4300 women were give questionnaires  covering  topics such as sex, money, technology and family issues. The researchers tried to determine the degree…


Daylight savings time may cause biorhythm changes

24 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Upcoming clock change puts and end to daylight savings time, leading to possible changes in people's biorhythm. Early Sunday morning, in most parts of the world , including the US and the European Union,  the clocks will go backwards by 1 hour. There are always two sides of the coin:…


Smartphone app detects early sign of depression

22 Sep, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
We are familiar with phone apps that measure a person’s activity and health indicators. Sensors inside the device can count the number of steps a person takes, determining the walking speed. A new app called StudentLife, however, can determine the mental health of a person, according to Dartmouth College researchers,…