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Source: CBS Pittsburgh
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Is your kid’s sleep influenced more by their DNA or their surroundings?It depends on which type of sleep you’re talking about.A Canadian study of nearly 1,000 sets of twins, ages 6 months to 4 years, says how well your child sleeps at night is genetic.How well your child naps is environmental.“One of the standard types of questions, as a pediatrician, is, ‘My child isn’t sleeping well through the night,’ or ‘They wake up through the night,’” said Dr. Mark Diamond with...
By: Genevra Pittman
Source: Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A new study based on pairs of Canadian twins suggests that genetics play a strong role in how long kids sleep at night, but their environment may be more important for afternoon naps.Researchers compared sleep patterns for close to 500 sets of identical or fraternal twins. They found that especially as kids got older, environmental influences - which include when parents put kids in bed, for example - explained more and more of their napping differences."Even though the...
By: Deborah Kotz
Source: The Boston Globe
Having surgery to remove the tonsils and adenoids significantly reduces sleepiness and behavioral problems in kids who have sleep apnea, but it does not improve their performance on attention and memory tests. That’s the finding from a long-awaited clinical trial conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and elsewhere.Doctors perform nearly half a million of these surgeries every year in the United States on children under age 15, in the belief that...
By: Howard Cohen
Source: The Miami Herald
Smartphones, tablets and e-readers have made modern life the kind of speedy, all-access convenience Gene Roddenberry conceived of in his 1960s Star Trek program.But health experts warn that the proliferation of these handy i-devices comes the flip side: impaired sleep for children and adults, and a possible connection between poor sleep and symptoms that are remarkably similar to attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (A.D.H.D.)“Blue light is the worst and that’s what is emanating from laptop...
Source: My Fox 8
Cone Health Sleep Disorders Center and Annie Penn Sleep Disorders Center offer two options in sleep disorder testing: home and lab/in-center testing.Home study technology has become much more advanced over the years, with the benefits including convenience, simplicity, lower costs to administer and easier scheduling.  Patients are able to administer the home sleep studies by themselves, simply strapping the flexible bands around their chest and abdomen, placing the nasal cannula in the nose and...