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Bose Sleepbuds Will Help You Doze Off By Masking Noise: Is That Worth $250?

The Bose Sleepbuds will help wearers get better sleep through their noise-masking, not noise-canceling, capabilities. However, the wireless earbuds come with a fairly expensive price of $250, considering that they are not able to play music.

Gadgets June 21, 2018

People Who Are 'Early Risers' May Have Lower Risk Of Developing Depression

A team of researchers suggested that people who go to bed early have a lower risk of developing depression. The study stated that people who go to bed late or wake up late have a 6 percent higher risk of developing depression or a mood disorder.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 18, 2018

People Need At Least 8.5 Hours Of Sleep Because Of Social Media And Cellphones

According to a professor from Pennsylvania State University, people require at least 8.5 hours of sleep a day. The professor elaborated that people are processing too much information throughout the day, which requires more sleep at night.

Public Health June 15, 2018

Sleeping For Less Than 6 Hours Or More Than 10 Hours Could Lead To Heart Disease, New Study Finds

A new study shows that men and women who sleep less than six hours or more than ten hours daily were at a higher risk of developing a cardiovascular disease. The study was conducted by researchers from Seoul National University College of Medicine.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2018

Link Found Between Sleep Loss And Late Night Snacking, Junk Food Cravings, Obesity, Diabetes

Researchers have found a link between the unhealthy habits and the loss of sleep at night. Loss of sleep was linked with late night snacking, junk food cravings, obesity, and diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 4, 2018

Sleeping In On Weekends May Help You Live Longer

Sleeping in on weekends may help you live longer, according to a new study. Getting nine hours of sleep during weekends will compensate for sleep deprivation during weekdays, preventing higher risk of death.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018

Sleep-Deprived People Are 5 Times More Likely To Have Increased Lapses Of Attention

A new study found that lack of sleep could cause performance impairments and other cognitive problems. Researchers compared experimental data from participants who experienced less sleep.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 22, 2018

Can Cannabis Help People With Insomnia? Study To Investigate Effect Of Medicinal Cannabinoid On Sleep

Frequent lack of sleep can have detrimental consequences to health. Researchers in Australia will conduct a study that will probe the effects of medicinal cannabis on people with chronic insomnia.

Public Health April 30, 2018

Taking Vitamin B6 May Help You Remember Your Dreams

People who take 240 mg of vitamin B6 supplements before going to bed improved their ability to recall their dreams. What is the potential benefit of being able to recall dreams on a regular basis?

Neuroscience April 28, 2018

Study Finds Night Owls Are More At Risk Of Early Death: Other Problems Linked To Evening Persons

Definitive evening types tend to stay awake until the late hours of the night. What are some of the risks that these night owls are facing?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 13, 2018

Night Owls Beware: Late Risers Have Increased Risk Of Early Death

Night owls have a greater risk of dying earlier than the morning larks likely due to the health impacts of living in the morning lark world. Does it mean that evening type people are doomed?

Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2018

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Alzheimer's Disease: A Sleepless Night May Already Increase Risk

A new study proves the connection between sleep deprivation and the formation of one of the proteins in the brain that doctors use to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. The study shows that even just one sleepless night leads to higher risk.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2018

Poor Grades Linked To Class Schedules That Do Not Match Students' Biological Clocks

Students whose circadian rhythms are not in sync with their class schedules are more likely to have lower grades. Which students are most vulnerable to the effects of class-induced jet lags?

Feature | Health March 30, 2018

Study Reveals Why Good Night Sleep Becomes Elusive As We Get Older

Researchers who studied aging mice revealed why older people tend to find it difficult to fall asleep. Their findings showed a link between the aging process and how age impairs the body's circadian clock.

Public Health March 28, 2018

World Sleep Day: The Importance Of Sleep, The Damages Of Sleep Deprivation, And The Promise Of 'Heartfulness Meditation'

Today is World Sleep Day, a celebration of the importance of sleep. Here's why it has such a huge role in our lives, why sleep deprivation is dangerous, and how 'Heartfulness Meditation' could improve sleep quality.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 16, 2018

Sleepiness During The Day May Be A Sign Of Alzheimer's Disease

A new study confirmed the link between sleepiness during the day and the buildup of amyloid in the brain. The accumulation of amyloid is one of the first pre-clinical stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 13, 2018

Daylight Saving Time Is Bad For Your Health, Says Study

Daylight saving time is bad for your health, a study has found. The time change can cause symptoms of anxiety, depression, and heart attacks. Here's everything you need to know.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 10, 2018

How To Wake Up Early Every Morning

Are you a night owl? If so, you're probably wondering how people wake up early every morning. To help, we've created a guide on how to help night owls prevent from hitting the snooze button.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2018

Insomnia? Sleep Expert Shares Reasons Why You Can’t Fall Asleep At Night

Can't fall asleep at night? People with insomnia have a hard time falling asleep at night. A sleep expert shares reasons you can't fall asleep at night.

Neuroscience February 5, 2018

Poor Sleep Could Be An Early Warning Sign Of Alzheimer's Disease

Do you take daytime naps often or wake up frequently at night? A new study indicates that disturbances in a person’s sleep-wake cycle and internal body clocks may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 30, 2018

Feeling Sick? Here Are The Most Common Cold And Flu Symptoms

Feeling like you might be coming down with the common cold or flu? Here's a guide on how to tell the difference between common cold and flu symptoms.

Public Health January 29, 2018

Writing A To-Do List Before Bed Helps You Fall Asleep Faster: Study

Researchers found that writing a to-do list before bed can help you fall asleep faster. The act of writing things down seems to be the key ingredient in putting a pin on stress and worry.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 13, 2018

SIDS: CDC Says Sleep-Related Deaths Still Persist Among U.S. Babies

Despite government warning, a number of U.S. mothers still observe unsafe sleep practices. This resulted in thousands of sleep-related deaths each year among American babies.

Public Health January 10, 2018

Older People Become More Forgetful Because Their Brain Waves Get Out Of Sync: Study

A study found how people become forgetful as they grow older. It occurs because the changing sleep patterns cause the brain waves to get out of rhythm.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 20, 2017

Need For Sleep: Fruit Flies May Help Reveal Why Some Need More Sleep Than Others

How long do we really need to sleep to remain healthy? With the help of fruit flies, researchers saw the genetic differences between long and short sleepers and found little differences in their life spans.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 17, 2017

Light Pollution Is Spreading: Here's How This Will Affect Human Health

Using satellite data, researchers found that Earth gets brighter at night because of artificial lighting. What are some of the potential effects of light pollution on human health?

Earth/Environment November 26, 2017

Lucid Dreaming: Study Reveals Effective Techniques To Control Your Dreams

A new research has revealed three effective techniques that could help people increase their chances of experiencing 'lucid dreams'. The research shows a '17 percent success rate' for those who managed to combine all three techniques.

Neuroscience October 27, 2017

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Major Health Problems: You Need To Sleep 7 Hours Every Night, Or Else

Sleep scientist Matthew Walker linked sleep deprivation to major health problems such as cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease. He recommends people to sleep at least seven hours every night to avoid the heightened risk of suffering from these issues.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 25, 2017

Jellyfish Prove That You Don't Need A Brain To Sleep: So What?

Three CalTech graduate students proved through research that even brainless jellyfish also need to sleep. They discovered that a genus of jellyfish known as the Cassiopea displayed sleep-like behavior similar to humans at night.

Animals September 22, 2017

Sleep Deprivation May Reduce Symptoms Of Depression: Study

A meta-analysis suggests that partial sleep deprivation may help people who suffer from depression. Antidepressants are currently the popular treatment for people suffering from depressive symptoms.

Public Health September 20, 2017

Sleeping With Your Dog Can Give Better Night Rest: Mayo Study

Pet owners are still divided on the topic of letting their dogs sleep in the bedroom. Mayo Clinic found that letting them sleep in the bedroom is actually fine, but evidently only to a certain extent.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 9, 2017

Later School Start Time, Longer Sleep For Teens May Save US $9 Billion Per Year

Giving teenagers more time to sleep by delaying school start time to 8:30 a.m will benefit the economy, a new study shows. Here's how more snooze time may lead to billions in U.S. savings.

Public Health September 5, 2017

Lack Of REM Sleep Linked To Higher Dementia Risk: Signs You Do Not Get Enough Sleep

People who lack REM sleep are likely to develop some form of dementia. Here are some of the signs that can indicate a person lacks enough sleep at night.

Neuroscience August 26, 2017

Poor Night Sleep May Increase Alzheimer's Risk: How To Get Better Sleep According To Scientists

Poor quality sleep can lead to buildup of amyloid and tau, compounds linked to Alzheimer's disease. Experts and studies, however, offer hints that may help people with sleep problems such as insomnia.

Public Health July 11, 2017

Sense Of Purpose In Life Could Help You Get Better Sleep: Study

A new study shows that having a purpose in life can help one sleep better at night. Here's how purpose translates to less insomnia, less sleep disturbances, and a good night's sleep.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 10, 2017

Sleep Problems Tied To Increased Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

Poor sleep quality, morning drowsiness, and other sleep problems may be linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study revealed. Researchers detected several hallmarks of Alzheimer’s in healthy elderly.

Neuroscience July 6, 2017

Netflix Or Sleep: The American Academy Of Sleep Medicine Says You can Have Both, Here's How

Netflix is awesome, but, despite what we may wish, sleep is still a necessary part of life. Luckily, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has some advice to help you meet your entertainment and sleep needs.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 9, 2017

Want Your Baby To Sleep Longer? Make The Infant Sleep In Their Own Room

A new study recommended that parents do not share their beds with babies. The researchers advised parents to stop sharing the bed after the baby was six months to reduce the infant’s poor sleep.

Public Health June 7, 2017

Sleep Disorder Could Be An Early Warning Sign Of Parkinson's Disease And Dementia

People who act out their dreams are likely to develop Parkinson's disease and Lewy bodies dementia. More than 80 percent of those with REM sleep behavior disorder develop neurodegenerative diseases.

Public Health May 30, 2017

Got Insomnia? Here's A Safe Way To Get Sleep Without Taking Sleeping Pills

Sleeping pills can be hazardous for some people who suffer from insomnia. Experts said there is a cheaper and safer alternative to taking medications for sleeplessness and even apnea.

Public Health May 29, 2017

Lack Of Sleep Can Cause Brain To Cannibalize Itself: Here Are Signs That You Are Sleep Deprived

Sleep deprivation may cause brain cells to eat some of the brain's synapses, which can have damaging effects. What are some signs that can indicate a person does not get sufficient rest at night?

Public Health May 29, 2017

Gym Offers Nap Class Where You Can Just Sleep And Still Burn Calories

A gym in the UK offers the best of both worlds for tired people who want to lose weight. Napercise lets people have uninterrupted sleep in a calorie-burning environment.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2017

How To Achieve Healthy, Glowing Skin Naturally, According To Science

Get that glowing skin the natural way. Follow these easy and practical skincare tips, which are all backed by science and experts swear by.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

‘Night Owl’ Gene Detected By Scientists: Here’s Why Your Circadian Rhythm Matters

The circadian rhythm dictates your sleep cycle and regulates hormone activity responsible for most physiological processes. Studies have shown the circadian clock, which can be altered by the ‘night owl’ gene, also influences how the body responds to medication.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 10, 2017

The ‘Night Owl’ Gene: This Is Why Some People Wake Up And Stay Up Late

Know more about this ‘night owl’ gene mutation, how insufficient sleep affects your health, and how much sleep you really need daily.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 7, 2017

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