Now, in much of the world, evenings are illuminated, and we take our easy access to all those lumens pretty much for granted. But we may be paying a price for basking in all that light. At night, light throws the body's biological clock—the circadian rhythm—out of whack. Sleep suffers. How?Read More
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and forgiving heart. One who looks for the best in other people. Leave people better than you found them”
— Marcus Aurelius
Skimping on sleep can raise the risk of many health problems and leave you prone to accidents.
Sleep experts say we should get at least seven hours of slumber each night. But as many as one in three of us routinely sleeps for less than six hours—a trend that can have serious health ramifications.Read More
Doing well at school is a worry all youngsters have to contend with – but are schoolchildren in Cambridge more stressed than we thought?
It could be so, after it emerged children as young as 6 are now being treated for stress by professionals, with the pressure of taking school tests cited as one of the most common denominators.Read More
Scientists have discovered a possible link between sleep habits and early substance abuse. Sleep duration and quality during late childhood seem to predict alcohol and cannabis use later.
“Treating problems with drugs and alcohol once they exist and preventing them can be challenging, and we are always looking for modifiable risk factors,” says..Read More
Anxiety should be given more attention in mental health research because it is more common than we think, says a global study of the disorder. Scientists from the University of Cambridge said young people under 35...Read More
I come across a lot of parents worried sick about this. The truth is, there is no need to worry.
Everybody knows that to start with, young children are expected to write and read big letters, but after a few months they have to write and read smaller and smaller ones, which can be really difficult for them.