TUESDAY, Jan. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) — For several years, a leading U.S. pediatricians’ group has called for middle and high schools to start later in the morning, to help these young people get the right amount of sleep. Now, new research suggests that students aren’t the only ones whoContinue Reading

MONDAY, Dec. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Older adults have a higher risk of delirium after hip and knee surgery if they’re taking anxiety, depression or insomnia drugs, researchers say. “Our findings show that different classes of medicine are riskier than others when it comes to causing delirium after surgery,Continue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The often debilitating condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome appears to be common among COVID-19 long-haulers. That’s the key takeaway from a fresh look at patients who continue to struggle with severe fatigue, poor sleep, brain fog, muscle aches and pains long afterContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Nov. 30, 2021 (HealthDay News) — According to new research, people with psychiatric disorders often have to deal with another trouble: Higher rates of type 2 diabetes than the general population. “Increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes among individuals with a psychiatric disorder suggests that these conditions have aContinue Reading

MONDAY, Nov. 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) — People suffering from dangerous abnormal heart rhythms can take matters into their own hands and figure out what is triggering their episodes, researchers report. Folks with atrial fibrillation (a-fib) were able to reduce their episodes of the irregular heartbeat by 40% by identifyingContinue Reading