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Woman's rare condition makes her sleep for a week after drinking alcohol

A student, named Hermione Cox-Denning, has to sleep for a week every time that she drinks alcohol. Hermione was only recently diagnosed with Kleine-Levin Syndrome which is a  rare neurological condition that causes her body to shut down days a time. When she first started to drink alcohol she thought that she caught a bug… 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 »

Does Banana Tea Really Help With Sleep Problems?

Owing to its low cost, delicious taste and nifty, self-protective “packaging,” it’s completely understandable why banana is one of the most popular fruits all over the world. It’s a nutritious snack that’s bursting with fiber, potassium and other standout minerals,1 hence making it a well-loved food by adults and children alike. But while most people… Read More »