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Cooler temperatures encourage replication of cold virus

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 23:00
The common cold virus can reproduce itself more efficiently in the cooler temperatures found inside the nose than at core body temperature, according to a new Yale-led study.

Genetic factors may contribute to insomnia in children, teens

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 23:00
A new study of twins suggests that insomnia in childhood and adolescence is partially explained by genetic factors.

Small screens in the bedroom hinder children's sleep

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 07:00
Researchers report that sleeping in the same room as smartphones or other devices with small screens can have a negative impact on the amount of sleep that schoolchildren get.

Is prolonged rest the best medicine for concussion?

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 06:00
Although strict rest - sometimes for several days, in a darkened room - is standard care for concussed patients, a new study suggests it may actually impede recovery.

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