Archive: 11/18/2008

26 percent of sleepless children become overweight

Between the ages of six months and six years old, close to 90 percent of children have at least one sleep-related problem. Among the most common issues are night terrors, teeth-grinding and bed-wetting.

dateNov 18, 2008 in Health
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Can a single molecule behave as a mirror?

(PhysOrg.com) -- “We have shown for the first time, theoretically, that a single molecule can behave as a perfect mirror,” Mario Agio tells PhysOrg.com. “Imagine that your mirror at home becomes a single molecule and th ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Nanophysics feature
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Routine testing after aneurysm coiling carries low risk

A very low risk of complication is associated with a routine test that determines whether a brain aneurysm treated with endovascular coiling has started to recur, a study led by the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Other
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Crohn's disease surgeries make steady advances

Thousands of Americans suffering from the chronic inflammatory bowel condition known as Crohn's disease are leading longer, healthier lives due to innovative new surgeries, according to experts at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Other
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The psychology of deja vu

All of us have experienced being in a new place and feeling certain that we have been there before. This mysterious feeling, commonly known as déjà vu, occurs when we feel that a new situation is familiar, even if there ...

dateNov 18, 2008 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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