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Research unearths how caffeine prevents us from sleeping

...ffeine keeps us awake. As the brain cells become overworked and tired, a chemical compound called adenosine sends impulses to the brain cells to shutdown and sleep sets in. Caffeine, present in the tea or coffee we drink, stops the secretion of adenosine and people remain to stay awake. Increased neural acti...

Study Suggests Filtering Out Useless Information To Enhance Memory

...pay for a hectic modern life in which we are often overworked and inundated with information, and recommend attentional training to improve one's ability to bounce irrelevant information from awareness. The researchers believe the results could have broad implications that may lead to more effective ways to en...

Nurses To Take On More Work Usually Done By GP’

...alth Minister Tony Abbott said the move would help overworked GPs, allowing them to see more patients on a daily basis. Extra 650 general practices in urban areas will be eligible for government subsidies to employ nurses. The government offers a practice nurse incentive payment of about $8,000 per full time GP...

Pakistan’s Literacy On The Downward Tren

...t said that Pakistan's primary school teachers are overworked and under-trained as there is only one teacher for 51 students at an average. In 2001, the government finalised an Action Plan 2002-2006 under the ESRP. The plan aimed at increasing the overall literacy rate from 49 percent in 2000-01 to 60 percen...

Increase In The Number Of Doctors Reporting About Their Colleagues Abilities

...ns on a belief that their colleagues were severely overworked and suffering from stress. The surveyors felt that if the main reason for some doctors not raising concerns were due to the impact it would have on their own career and relationships with peers. Many others believed a senior colleague should resolv...

School atmosphere have some bearing on bad habits in children

...tion about healthy practices and are surrounded by overworked teachers and badly behaving classmates. However, the study was small and confined to a tiny area. Thus, it cannot give an idea of the educational environment as a whole. GY...

Anti-Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise in Pulmonary Hypertension

...to try to overcome the pressure, and damage to the overworked heart accumulates. Although treatment for pulmonary hypertension has improved, long-term survival, even with therapy, is disappointing, similar to that for lung cancer. Because sorafenib inhibits the chemical signals that can trigger both cellular ...

Sleep Deprivation Could Affect Brain Function

...ons often have life or death consequences, such as overworked medical professionals and sleep-deprived soldiers. "We don't want tired irritable soldiers making bad decisions that endanger themselves or others that are not a threat to them. Nor do we want health care providers who are unable to make quick medi...

United Kingdom: Maternity Units Exposed! Leaves Much to Be Desired

...ng emergencies. Midwives explained how they were overworked by staff shortages. There were instances where two...ospital, Manchester, also mentioned that they were overworked "Too much workload with high risk women. Too many patients not enough support staff," said one midwi...

Better Working Conditions for Nurses Might Decrease Patient Infections

... nursing units that are understaffed and that have overworked nurses are shown to have poor patient outcomes. Improvements in nurse working conditions are necessary for the safety of our nation's sickest patients. With the looming nursing shortage, hospitals direly need to address working conditions in order ...

United Kingdom: Maternity Units Exposed! Leaves Much to Be Desired

...ng emergencies. Midwives explained how they were overworked by staff shortages. There were instances where two...ospital, Manchester, also mentioned that they were overworked "Too much workload with high risk women. Too many patients not enough support staff," said one midwi...

Street-protesting Polish Nurses Threaten to Stay Put

...d's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across most of the former communist bloc. Polish nurses earn the local equivalent of 290-340 euros (390-450 dollars) a month, while the average pay packet for hospital doctors is 395 euros. The government ha...

Talks Break Down in Polish Nurses' Pay Protest

...d's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across former the communist bloc. Nurses earn the local equivalent of 290-340 euros (390-450 dollars) a month, while the average pay packet for hospital doctors is worth 395 euros (530 dollars). Kaczynski on ...

Polish Nurses to End Street Camp Protest

...d's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across most of the former communist bloc. Dorota Gardias, head of the OZZPP national nurses' union, said the protesters would on Sunday take down what has grown into a village-like protest site with tents, a k...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

...hers struggle to find compatible spouses for their overworked and overqualified children, a kind of parental speed-dating. Despite their desire for a potential match, these proud parents are rigorous in their search for someone they think will be good enough for their children. Matchmaking rules in China ge...

Talks to End Poland's Medical Strike Fail

...d's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across most of the former communist bloc. Polish nurses earn the equivalent of 290-340 euros (390-450 dollars) a month, while the average pay packet for hospital doctors is 395 euros. The government has said...

Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

...d's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across most of the former communist bloc. Polish nurses earn the local equivalent of 290-340 euros (390-450 dollars) a month, and their union has been pushing the government to grant a 50-percent wage hike. ...

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