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Brigham and Women’s finds doctors sleep more when hours are cut

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for everyone — including physicians. In 2011, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) set a limit on first-year resident physician shifts of 16 or fewer continuous hours of work. This policy change was based primarily on the results of studies comparing outcomes for first-year residents who… Read More »

Could a probiotic help you sleep?

Exciting new research suggests the key to better sleep might be in your gut bacteria. Editor Anna Magee reports on the rise of the new sleepbiotics Louise Riis can’t remember a time when she hasn’t struggled to get to sleep. ‘I have had sleep problems since I can remember and they have always been in… Read More »