Navigation Links
Two-Thirds of American Teens Need More Shut-Eye
Date:1/8/2010

knowledged that it can be more difficult for teens to go to sleep at that time than it is for younger children due to natural shifts in the body's internal clock during adolescence. But, he said sleeping until noon on the weekends to make up for lost sleep isn't the answer.

"Teens can sleep a little later on the weekends, but it's better for your body to stay in the same routine," said Pletcher. He said that exercise done a couple of hours before bedtime can help make you tired, and that a gentle stretching can be done right before bed to relieve stress.

One thing Pletcher doesn't recommend for teens is sleep medicine. "The risks for this age group far outweigh the benefits," he said.

More information

Read more about teens and sleep from the National Sleep Foundation.



SOURCES: Danice K. Eaton, Ph.D., research scientist, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta; Jonathan Pletcher, M.D., adolescent medicine specialist, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Jan. 4, 2010, Journal of Adolescent Health, online


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. More than two-thirds of sexually active NYC youth use condoms, but other forms of birth control lag
2. Survey: Two-thirds of Illinois public schools provide comprehensive sex education
3. Erbitux Works Well for Two-Thirds of Colon Cancer Patients
4. UNC study: Two-thirds of severe sports injuries to female students due to cheerleading
5. Almost Two-Thirds of Americans Meet Exercise Guidelines
6. Despite Availability of Generic Equivalents, Two-Thirds of Neurologists Will Continue to Prescribe Branded Anti-Epileptic Drugs to Epilepsy Patients
7. Less Than Two-Thirds of Surveyed Pharmacy Directors Expect to Reimburse Both Onglyza and Alogliptin Once They are Available for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
8. Two-Thirds of Hispanic Women Discover Breast Cancer Themselves
9. Illness, medical bills linked to nearly two-thirds of bankruptcies
10. Illness and Medical Bills Linked to Nearly Two-Thirds of All Bankruptcies
11. New Poll Shows Two-Thirds of Americans Dont Think Government Health Care Will Cut Costs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/28/2015)... 28, 2015 In recent years Medical Marijuana ... practicing physicians as a way for them to expand their ... Cannabis as medicine. Since the FDA still lists Cannabis as ... available to licensed physicians that can help guide them ... Deborah Malka in Santa Cruz, CA is a leader ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 ... Duncan Fletcher of Game Change ... and Shannon Leinert about the benefits of athlete development ... underscores some of the unique challenges that athletes face ... on-field and future success. , Fletcher became involved in ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 With their commitment to achieving ... an additional exercise to their already robust library of ... most commonly known as, is often performed on a ... executed in a relatively safe manner and can be ... The full description of “Rope Pulls” is located in ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 28, 2015 The Classic Denture ... a new special. Throughout all of March patients ... , This service can help overall mouth ... pain. Patients may notice certain symptoms that suggest the ... These symptoms include: , 1.    Pain, clicking, and popping in ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Mew and Company, a Vancouver corporate tax ... business consulting services in addition to a variety of ... succession planning. Company finances are a complicated matter that ... of this, complex Canadian tax laws can make it ... result, Mew and Company works to advise their clients ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Reputable Cannabis Doctor In Santa Cruz and Monterey Joins the Medical Cannabis Network 2Health News:SCI TV Covers Athlete Development with Duncan Fletcher 2Health News:SCI TV Covers Athlete Development with Duncan Fletcher 3Health News:Classic Denture Center in Portland Oregon is Offering March Discount 2Health News:Vancouver Corporate Tax Accountants Now Provide Business Consulting Services 2
... BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 11 The Citizens,Committee for the ... with,Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn that there is a serious ... Suicide Prevention Act -- that could,ultimately prevent military veterans ... defend., The problem, as pointed out by Sen. ...
... Thanks to a $1.6 million grant from the Welch ... launching a new initiative to develop innovative computational and ... drugs and molecular tools for biomedical science. , The ... Gulf Coast Consortium for Chemical Genomics (GCC CG) to ...
... with the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA1 often remove ... they believe fuels cancer growth. Yet they also know ... ovarian cancer that might develop. That paradox has led ... involved in cancer development and whether removal of ovaries ...
... Inc. (Pink Sheets: MSITF) wishes to announce that it has,completed ... Hepatitis C,test kit in Europe. Completion of this testing will ... EU approval would allow the Company to expand its ... It is anticipated that,when EU approval is received that it ...
... Sept. 11 Responding to a lawsuit by ... national medical,licensing examination, the National Board of Medical ... the needs of breastfeeding mothers as well as,other ... first priority for this test, accepted as evidence ...
... treatment, reseachers say , TUESDAY, Sept. 11 (HealthDay News) ... believe they may have found the disease,s genetic on/off ... to the development of better treatments, the team said. ... mouse model for schizophrenia by inserting the mutant Disrupted-In-Schizophrenia ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CCRKBA Backs Sen. Coburn's Opposition to Tenets of H.R. 327 2Health News:Welch Foundation gives $1.6 million for drug discovery research 2Health News:Welch Foundation gives $1.6 million for drug discovery research 3Health News:New clues to breast cancer development in high-risk women 2Health News:New clues to breast cancer development in high-risk women 3Health News:New clues to breast cancer development in high-risk women 4Health News:Medical Services International Inc. Completes Testing for European Union (EU) Application 2Health News:Public Health and Need for Consistent Standards Preclude Exception for Breastfeeding Mother in National Medical Licensing Test 2Health News:Schizophrenia Gene May Have On/Off Switch 2
(Date:2/27/2015)... 27, 2015  PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ... a transformative year for PTC. We are now a ... RNA-targeted therapies in the rare disease space," stated Stuart ... "We are proud to bring the first treatment for ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... , February 27, 2015 ... bahnbrechendes Überwachungssystem für kongestive Herzinsuffizienz (CHF) in ...     ... ein neuartiges Herzüberwachungssystem für Patienten mit kongestiver ... dass sie ein Finanzierungsvorhaben über 5 Mio. ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... TORONTO , Feb. 27, 2015  Bionik Laboratories ... (the "Company"), announced today that it acquired Bionik Laboratories, ... Laboratories"), and completed the sale to qualified accredited investors ... for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $6.2 million. Shares ... quoted on the OTC Markets under the symbol "DWTPD" ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 9PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 10PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 11Vectorious Medical Technologies schließt Finanzierungsvorhaben über 5 Mio. USD ab 2Bionik Laboratories Raises $6.2 Million 2Bionik Laboratories Raises $6.2 Million 3
... new OES Pro Cystoscope System incorporates the ... the best instruments for diagnostic and therapeutic ... and nurses to assemble the most dynamic ... Cystoscope System incorporates uses stainless steel and ...
... Targis® System uses Cooled ThermoTherapy® ... deliver precisely targeted microwave energy ... creating coagulative necrosis for durable ... system continually monitors urethral and ...
Fast, accurate SpO2 measurements always within reach....
Incontinence Pessaries...
Medicine Products: