Each week, we send out a Baby Sleep Study newsletter to provide parents with interesting and informative content about infant development. We ask our readers for feedback, questions, and article suggestions. One parent asked:
"When I was growing up, I rarely used my home computer for school work. In college and med school, it was more common, but I still used it mostly to write papers. However, there has been a huge shift in the way that we consume information and produce work.
Recent findings suggest that sleep problems associated with autism may have a genetic basis. Researchers from Japan sequenced 18 genes that control the body’s circadian rhythms in both people with autism and people without the disorder. The findings, published in
Why do we feel sleepy at night? What exactly tells us when to fall asleep and when to wake up? It's not just the light or warmth of the sun, for we can feel sleepy even if we are kept in a windowless office.
A recent study, published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, found that overweight and obese autistic children are more frequently diagnosed with sleep troubles, anxiety, and depression compared to autistic children who have BMI scores in th