Category Archives: Science Daily


Jan

09

2019
Mice sleeping fitfully provide clues to insomnia

Mice sleeping fitfully provide clues to insomnia

Researchers working with mice with sleep problems similar to those experienced by people with the genetic disease neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) — believe the animals will help shed light on insomnia linked to NF1 or other factors.


Jan

09

2019
Maternal stress leads to overweight in children

Maternal stress leads to overweight in children

Researchers were able to identify mother’s perceived stress during the first year of the child’s life as a risk factor for developing overweight in infancy. Researchers found this to have long-lasting effects on girls’ weight development in particular.


Jan

02

2019
Work-family conflict hits home

Work-family conflict hits home

Researchers have long known that sick children can affect a company’s bottom line, as employees are distracted or have to take time off to care for their children. Less is known about the impact a parent’s work life has on their children’s health. But now researchers have found that children’s health is less likely to be negatively affected when their parents feel a sense of…

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