More Evidence That Poor Sleep Could Lower Teens’ Grades

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More Evidence That Poor Sleep Could Lower Teens’ Grades

TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Parents who struggle to get their teens to bed at a decent hour may get some help from a new study that found sleep was closely linked to school achievement.
High school students who went to sleep by 11 p.m. Monday through Friday got better grades, the research […]
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Catch-Up Sleep May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss: Study

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Though prior research warns that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that “catch-up” sleep might reverse that risk — at least in the short-term.
Short-changing sleep during the week only to sleep in for long periods on the See Original Article

Too Much Social Media Could Mess Up Your Sleep, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Young adults who spend too much time on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram may pay the price in poor sleep, new research suggests.
“This is one of the first pieces of evidence that social media use really can impact your sleep,” lead author Jessica Levenson, a postdoctoral researcher in psychiatry [..See Original Article

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Children with the skin condition eczema often have trouble sleeping. Now, a new study suggests that over-the-counter melatonin might boost their shuteye.
Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is characterized by an itchy, red rash. It affects as many as 30 percent of See Original Article