Monthly Archives: July 2011

Are Our Health Conditions Conditional?

Are Our Health Conditions Conditional?

Trouble sleeping at night? Wake up feeling tired? According to a study published in the journal Neurology, people with the gene variant DQB1*0602 are more likely to feel sleepy, be light sleepers and wake fatigued after an extended night’s sleep. Of the 130 people in the study, those who had the gene variant slept less soundly, had less REM sleep and were more tired than those without the gene after the same amount of sleep. Supposedly only 25% of the population has this condition, but I’m sure 90% of us think we’re part of that 25%.

One of the consequences of feeling tired is drowsy driving

Can We Live Without Air Conditioning?

Can We Live Without Air Conditioning?

While Britain basked in sunshine with high temperatures last summer, workers and people confined to their homes sweltered in unbearably temperatures, in homes and offices without air conditioning, thus more and more people are asking can we live without air conditioning?.