Tag Archives: Sleep

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep

Narcolepsy seems to be associated with creativityagsandrew/Getty By Jessica Hamzelou Living at the border between wakefulness and a dream world may do wonders for your creativity. People with narcolepsy are excessively sleepy during the day and can often drift off. Isabelle Arnulf, who treats narcolepsy at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, noticed that her patients seemed… Read More »

Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

Charity accuses celebrity mothers of promoting unsafe baby sleep

Charity accuses celebrity mothers of fuelling a rise in SIDs as stars such as Kim Kardashian post photos of their babies in ‘unsafe sleep positions’ on social media The Lullaby Trust has warned celebs may promote unsafe sleeping practices  British charity said influential parents need to be careful about what they post Cot deaths in… Read More »