Monthly Archives: November 2012

Gene that Influences When You Wake Also Predicts Time of Death

Researchers have identified a common gene variant that is responsible for a person’s tendency to be an early riser or a night owl, and also predicts the time of day a person is most likely to die.


Unhappy at Work? Genes May Play a Key Role

According to a recent study, stressed-out workers who blame their employer for their anxiety should think again.

Sleep Champ App Helps Kids Sleep Like Champs

The Sleep Champ app helps parents monitor the quality of sleep that their children are getting.

NIH Study Finds Leisure-time Physical Activity Extends Life Expectancy As Much As 4.5 Years

According to a study by a team of researchers led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), leisure-time physical activity is associated with longer life expectancy, even at relatively low levels of activity and regardless of body weight.