Decreased total sleep time associated with increased REM sleep during subsequent naps
WESTCHESTER, Ill. Decreased nightly total sleep time, even within the normal range, is associated with an increased percentage of REM sleep during subsequent naps, according to a research abstract that will be presented on Tuesday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professio...
Mid-day Naps Healthy for Your Heart
For the sleep starved, it’s another encouragement to shut those eyes//.
Scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health have come out with study results that may make it worthwhile to have an afternoon nap, at least for your heart. Dimitrios Trichopoulos, lead researcher, looked at sleep...
Power Naps to Fight Night-shift Fatigue
Medical staff working the night shift could benefit from a snappy ten-minute nap to regain alertness and improve performance, research has revealed. //
In their editorial published in the latest Medical Journal of Australia, Associate Professor Doug McEvoy and Professor Leon Lack of Flinders ...
Daytime Naps can Improve Memory
A siesta in the afternoon can boost memory, says a new study that should bring cheer to many.//
Researchers led by Dr Matthew Tucker at The City University of New York looked at how napping affected the recall of a group of students, reported thisislondon.co.uk.
In a test of their abili...
Small Naps are Beneficial for Doctors to Overcome Fatigue
Taking small naps
could be of immensely useful for the young doctors, to overcome the fatigue, who work for an extended hours//. The researchers found that even a little of sleep will lead to a substantial improvement in fatigue and quality of sleep that will enhance the doctors ability to care for...
SedationFacts.org Presents Content on Policies and Conditions Regarding Alternative Methods for the Administration of Propofol
...of current positions as well as policies and conditions under which non-anesthesiology physicians and registered nurses administer propofol, including naps
and gastroenterologist-directed propofol.
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Naps with rapid eye movement sleep increase receptiveness to positive emotion
... WESTCHESTER, Ill. naps
with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep refresh the brain's empathetic sensitiv...stable across the day, resulting in marked changes in emotional reactivity. naps
with REM sleep objectively and bi-directionally modify specific emotions. I...
Daytime Nap Has Benefits Beyond Rest for Kids
...searchers found that those who didn't take daytime naps
had higher levels of anxiety, hyperactivity and de... Sleep Societies, in Seattle.
Children who took naps
did so an average of 3.4 days a week, the research...he Nemours Foundation has more about children and naps
-- Robert Preidt
Limiting Work Hours for Medical Residents Could Be Costly
...al residents to reduce the chances of medical errors.
Now, new research shows that allowing doctors-in-training to work fewer hours and take longer naps
during their shifts won't come cheap -- it will cost the nation's teaching hospitals an estimated $1.6 billion a year.
And there are no guarantees ...
No longer afraid to be a bridesmaid or travel with the boss
...'s affecting them. "If they're not getting enough sleep, part of the hypnosis is encouraging them to know this is a trigger and make an effort to take naps
and take it easier, " she said. "I also tell them your body can detect slight changes in stress and can adapt easily and not be affected."
The key ...