Sleep may even help memory in very young babies
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Three-month-old infants have better recall when they get a brief nap after learning something new, according to small experiment that suggests sleep may play a role in solidifying memories very early in life. While previous research ...

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Concerns that sleep apnea could impact healthspan
Science Daily
The number of people with obstructive sleep apnea has steadily increased over the past two decades. The disorder, which causes a person to briefly stop breathing when asleep, affects over 100 million people globally and is estimated to be undiagnosed ...

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Chicago Sun-Times

STEINBERG: As if aging weren't bad enough, along comes sleep apnea
Chicago Sun-Times
The Centers for Disease Control conducted a 10-year study; in 2005, they found 3.7 percent of men had sleep apnea. Ten years later, 8.1 percent had it, though the researchers couldn't tell if more people are developing the condition, or just more are ...

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Medical Xpress

Could insufficient sleep be adding centimeters to your waistline?
Medical Xpress
Shorter sleep was also linked to reduced levels of HDL cholesterol in the participants' blood-another factor that can cause health problems. HDL cholesterol is 'good' cholesterol that helps remove 'bad' fat from the circulation. In doing so, high HDL ...

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Popular Science

Is it possible to sneeze while you are sleeping? | Popular Science
Popular Science
Our brains make it so that we can't sneeze while we sleep. Read on.

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SportTechie

Clemson Football Hires Rise Science To Improve Team Sleep
SportTechie
Rise monitors players' quantity and quality of sleep through an under-mattress ribbon of force sensors with enough sensitivity to detect every heart beat throughout the night; it's part of a scientific discipline called ballistocardiography. By ...



KOMO News

What's a good night's sleep?
KOMO News
"We think that the number of times you wake up is far less important than how long it takes you to get back to sleep when you do wake up,” Dr. Swartzberg said. “So if you wake up four or five times a night, that's fine, as long as you get back to sleep ...



Daily Mail

Worn out UK: How 20million Britons don't get enough sleep with those aged 35 to 44 the worse affected
Daily Mail
If you're yawning as you read this, the chances are you're not alone. According to a study, an astonishing 38 per cent of UK adults – some 20million of us – are not getting enough sleep. Britons were the worst affected by lack of shuteye in a poll of ...



KYMA

Fight your nightmares for a better night's sleep
KYMA
"I was having to sleep on the front porch, I couldn't even sleep in my wife's bed," added Mike, who served in Iraq for the Army Reserve and National Guard. "When I slept in her bed, I'd wake up every 30 minutes with nightmares that someone had come ...

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The Good Men Project (blog)

Good in bed, Better in Bed: 6 Ways Sleep can Recharge Your sex Life
The Good Men Project (blog)
People require seven to nine hours of sleep per night—so do romantic relationships, lest they suffer needlessly. “Being too tired is the number one reason that women blame for their loss of desire,” University of Florida psychology professor Laurie ...
10 tips for better sleepThe Chronicle

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