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News tag: sleep disorders


“Mindfulness meditation” improves sleep quality in older adults

17 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Older adults have a better chance of a sound sleep with help of “mindfulness meditation”, a new study suggests. Sleep disorders affect the aging population and are a medical and public health concern, with about 50 percent of population 55 years and older affected by various forms of sleep disorders.…


Late night technology usage damages sleep patterns in teens

13 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Not surprisingly for parents, and disappointing for teenagers, it has been established that more use of gadgets by teenagers before bedtime, the worse their sleep patterns corrode, a new study finds. In some extreme cases, researchers say, parents can easily reverse the situation by simply removing any traces of technology…


Sleep patterns in teens improved with blue light blocking glasses

27 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
It is widely accepted that television and other screens deliver a blue glow that suppresses the natural mechanisms responsible for falling asleep at night. Less known, however, is that blocking only the blue wavelength may actually restore normal nighttime sleepiness, a new study unveils. The study involved teen boys that…