Pint of Science returns next week bringing scientists out of the lab and into your local pub
The public science festival, Pint of Science, kicks off next with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research work in a selection of pubs and venues around the Coventry and Leamington Spa.
New parents face six years of disrupted sleep
The birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers’ sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth. Researchers at the University of Warwick have also found sleep duration and satisfaction is decreased up to six years after giving birth for both parents.
Falls are more likely when you’ve had a bad night sleep
Disturbance during sleep decreases capability to control posture and balance according to researchers from the Department of Engineering and Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick who have an article published today in Scientific Reports (www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-36053-4)
New book covers the A to Zzzzzz of sleep
A new book highlights how living in our increasingly sleep deprived society is affecting our health. Sleep, Health and Society, edited by academics from the University of Warwick aims to explain to the non-expert the complex medical, sociological, technical and scientific factors affecting us all.
Lack of Sleep leads to Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age gain more weight when they grow older and are more likely to become overweight or obese.