Getting a better night's shut-eye may be as easy as cracking open a bedroom window or door, a small new study suggests.
Dutch researchers used high-tech methods to track the nighttime movements of 17 healthy volunteers over five nights. Some of the participants slept with a bedroom door or window open, allowing for better ventilation in the room, while others did not.Read the whole article
Researchers of a sedentary lifestyle study have good news for office workers who find themselves trapped behind a desk every day from 9 to 5. The negative health effects created by long hours of sitting down can be reduced by daily exercise. The study looked at data from 16 previous studies, mainly involving...Read More
A mysterious flu-like sickness that affects some men after they've had an orgasm is exceedingly rare, but scientists warn its prevalence may be greater than we know due to under-diagnosing of the illness. The condition – called Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (POIS) – was only first reported in 2002, but since then some 50...Read More
Researchers analysed medical records from 56,510 UK-based diabetes patientsaged 40 or over and found that cataract was diagnosed at an overall rate of 20.4 per 1,000 people. This compares to a rate in the general population of 10.8 per 1,000. Diabetics aged between 45 and 54 were considerably more likely than non-sufferers to develop cataract. Those...Read More