Taking Tylenol while pregnant increases the risk of ADHD in children: a study

New research suggests that women taking painkillers may increase the likelihood of their child developing attention disorders and sleep problems. Using data from the First Baby Study in Pennsylvania, researchers at Penn State University looked at the effect acetaminophen – sold under the brand name Tylenol – had on the babies of women who took … Read more

Food intake time is a mood disorder treatment strategy?

New research suggests that shift workers who restrict themselves to eating during the day may experience fewer mood symptoms compared to those who eat both day and night. Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, created a simulated night work schedule for 19 people in the laboratory. The participants then engaged in two … Read more

Sleep loss damages genes in the immune system, triggers inflammation, says the study

CNN – A new study found that chronic sleep deprivation in a small group of healthy adults increased the production of inflammatory immune cells while altering the DNA of immune cells. “Not only has the number of immune cells increased, but they may be bundled and programmed differently at the end of a six-week sleep … Read more

Research shows that consistent, good night’s sleep supports the immune system

Ensuring consistent good sleep at night supports the normal production and programming of hematopoietic stem cells, the building block of the body’s innate immune system, according to a small study in humans and mice supported by the National Institutes of Health. Sleep has long been linked to immune function, but scientists have found that getting … Read more

Good sleep loads the immune system

Author: Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter, Health Day reporter (Health Day) THURSDAY September 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Make sure you get a good night’s sleep if you want to stay healthy. This is the conclusion of a new study that shows that good sleep helps regulate a key component of the body’s immune system. In … Read more