REM Sleep Behavior Disorder is a fascinating experiment in nature. Individuals can act out their dreams -- occasionally with potentially violent or injurious consequences. Many patients adopt self-protective measures such as tethering themselves to the bed, using sleeping bags or pillow barricades or sleeping on a mattress in an empty room.
As longevity increases, I'd like to see the lives of healthy older adults continually enhanced through innovation and entrepreneurship going beyond the too-narrow constraints of the current emphasis on pathology.
NSA analysts claim that based on their study of Facebook and Twitter records, freshman students have constructed a variety of elaborate excuses, such as attending parties, joining clubs, or "studying," to avoid calling their families.
This is the start of the third year teaching teams of scientists (professors and their graduate students) in the National Science Foundation Innovatio...
Media simply conveys the ideas we choose to share with our children. It has just as much power to teach kids math as it does to encourage them to eat junk food.
For many years (centuries even), physicians and dentists alike have been perplexed as to the cause of this nocturnal behavior. However, we now understand that a significant cause of nocturnal bruxism is airway instability during sleep.
The current Washington name is an embarrassment to the city of D.C and beyond, as well at the NFL. Can you imagine the NFL or owners would keep the name if 25 percent of the players in the NFL were Native American? Talk about tyranny of the majority.
I have long husbanded the conviction that the well-being of any animal is far more dependent on its nurture than on its nature. Its lifelong environmental encounters are much more determinative than its pedigree.
Women's experience of sleep loss is different, and requires sensitivity to feminine factors that may cause and maintain sleep difficulties. Focusing on ways to get quality sleep can help prevent the many health, cognitive and emotional consequences of sleep loss.
How to find happiness? Katie Couric explored the pursuit of happiness today at Stanford University, California with a panel of experts in psychology, business, neuroscience and design.
When Alex Bernadotte first landed at Dartmouth, it was the moment she had been preparing for her entire scholastic life. The first in her family to go to college, she wanted set a new path for generations to come. But to her great surprise, her grades faltered, she felt uncomfortable socially and had no clue how to tap the resources that Dartmouth had to offer. She nearly dropped out.
In normal day-to-day life, U.S. (and international) foster kids are just trying to survive, but they must learn how to thrive in order to beat the odds. I believe learning entrepreneurship can help foster youth become successful, productive citizens.
In contemplating weight gain, the nose seems like an improbable culprit. Most people would far more likely blame the mouth for waistline woes. Nevertheless, the nose may indeed have a part to play.
By embracing a culture of innovation, demanding a sound mind in a sound body and accepting the challenges and dangers of annual war-like campaigns, the modern NFL comes close to exemplifying the spirit of ancient Athens.
New technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to redefine our role in addressing the range of challenges that we as human beings face. It is our obligation to take up this call for the benefit of our students and our world.
Naomi Shah's family was not exempt from these ailments. Ever since she can remember, her brother and father suffered from allergies and respiratory illnesses and while most of these often have a season, their symptoms persisted year-round.