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Article ID: 697467

Dim That Light: Settling Your Child to Sleep

Family Institute at Northwestern University

Settling youngsters down to sleep at night isn't always easy. Recent research suggests that the amount of exposure children have to bright light in the hour leading up to bedtime

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Article ID: 697493

FAU, Collaborators Receive $1.68 Million NIH Grant for Sleep and Metabolic Disorders

Florida Atlantic University

Researchers are working on this collaborative project that utilizes genomic and transgenic technology in Mexican cavefish to identify genetic loci that contribute to sleep, feeding, and metabolism.

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Article ID: 697376

UTHealth offers tips to get children back on a school sleep schedule

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

To get your young scholar off to a good start this school year, it’s important to make sure he or she is well-rested when the bell sounds, according to Reeba Mathew, M.D., a sleep expert with McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas of Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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Article ID: 697360

VIP Neurons Hold Master Key to Jet Lag Response

Washington University in St. Louis

Travel by airplane has opened the door to experiencing different cultures and exploring natural wonders. That is, if you can get past the jet lag. But what if you could take control of the brain's daily timing system? Biologists at Washington University in St. Louis unlocked a cure for jet lag in mice by activating a small subset of the neurons involved in setting daily rhythms, as reported in a July 12 advance online publication of Neuron.

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Article ID: 697251

Living in Areas with Less Sun May Increase Your Risk of OCD

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Living at higher latitudes, where there is also less sunlight, could result in a higher prevalence rate of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Article ID: 696684

Observation in Heroin User's Brain Yields Insights Into Narcolepsy, Addiction

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Chemical messengers in the brain regulate sleep, opiate craving

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Article ID: 696504

Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: A Wake-up Call

Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Kyran Quinlan and colleagues at Rush issue an urgent call for prevention strategies for sleep-related infant deaths in his viewpoint, “Protecting Infants From Sleep-Related Deaths” published in the June 18 online issue of JAMA Pediatrics.

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Article ID: 696370

The Medical Minute: Ways to Promote Healthy Summer Sleep Routines for Your Family

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

The lazy days of summer can be peaceful and relaxing, but they can also wreak havoc on your body’s internal clock -- and throw even the most conscientious family’s sleep schedules out of whack.

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Article ID: 696315

Floppy Eyelids May Be Sign of Sleep Apnea, Loyola Study Finds

Loyola University Health System

A Loyola Medicine study is providing further evidence that floppy eyelids may be a sign of sleep apnea. The study found that 53 percent of sleep apnea patients had upper eyelids that were lax and rubbery.

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