Myopia linked to poor sleep and screen time

New research from Flinders University in Australia indicates people with myopia are more likely to experience poorer sleep quality than people with normal vision. The study indicates that people with short-sightedness have more delayed circadian rhythms and lower production of melatonin, a hormone secreted in the brain and responsible for […]

‘Sex addiction’ isn’t an addiction – it reflects a person’s own moral misgivings about sex, research shows

A 21-year-old white man is alleged to have entered three different spas in the greater Atlanta area on March 16 and shot dead eight people, six of whom were Asian women. The following day, Cherokee County sheriff’s officials announced what the suspect blamed as a possible motive for the killings: […]

Is there an association between a pregnant mother’s diet and her child’s weight?

Approximately one in five children and adolescents in the United States has obesity. These children have an increased risk of asthma, type 2 diabetes, and orthopedic disorders. Studies have also found links between childhood obesity and low self-esteem and poor academic performance. Children with obesity, in turn, are more likely […]