Swap Sun For Siesta
AMA Vice President, Dr Choong-Siew Yong, today recommended that Australians take advantage of their holiday time and indulge in a midday snooze to stay out of the sun.//
“With the arrival of the summer holidays more Australians will be spending time outside in the sun. This puts them at serio...
Infant sleep patterns and parenting focus of study
...heir parents' influence on it are the focus of the siesta
II project, supported by a five-year, $2.67 millio...f human development and psychology, Penn State.
II -- Study of Infants' Emergent Sleep Trajectorie... at the University Park or Harrisburg campuses.
I, which was funded by Penn State's Children, Yout...
New way to analyze sleep disorders
...onstruct the phases of sleep and diagnose sleep disorders.
The Israeli and German scientists analyzed just the heart data for the 150 people in the siesta
study who have no known sleep disorders. They then used the heartbeats to reconstruct the breathing patterns, and they showed that these reconstructio...
Napping Beneficial For Hearts
...y// good for men.
This study was conducted among 23,681 healthy adults for a period of six years. It was found that people who had their afternoon siesta
at least thrice in a weak for thirty minutes had a 37% less chance of dying due to cardiac arrests and other heart related problems. Diet, smoking and...
Mid-day Naps Healthy for Your Heart
...Mediterranean countries where the afternoon nap or siesta
is common. Incidence or rates of heart diseases...
Says Trichopoulos,"It may not be a question of a siesta
improving your life, but if you go without one tha...Right now, we would only reassure those who take a siesta
that this may actually be not simply pleasant and ...
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 Universit...
Mystery Behind Sleepiness After the Meal Revealed
... According to research taking a siesta
after a heart meal is quite natural, as scientists have discovered that the brain cells stop producing signals after a meal//.
This new discovery...
Expecting an afternoon nap can reduce blood pressure
... found that this practice may slightly increase the risk of heart attack, newer and more controlled studies have shown an inverse relationship between siesta
taking and fatal heart attacks. In a recent epidemiological study of 23,000 people in Greece, those who regularly took siestas showed a 37% reduction ...
Why we could all do with a siesta
... The Spaniards may have been right all along ?a siesta
after a hearty lunch is natural, new research suggests.
Scientists at The University of Manchester have for the first time uncovered how brain cells...