In new research, scientists provided proof that sleep is not as necessary for survival as previously believed. The study findings suggested that sleep may not be crucial to perform basic biological functions the way food does.
Animals February 23, 2019
Study finds an association between daily use of touchscreen devices and problems with infants’ sleeping pattern. Findings add to current research about both the negative and positive impacts of touchscreen device usage among young children.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 14, 2017
Many Americans have grown accustomed to resetting their clocks during daylight saving time, but some continue to struggle to let their internal clock adjust to the time change. Here are a few tips on how you can keep your regular sleeping habits despite the start of the DST shift.
Life March 12, 2016
A study found a shorter, uninterrupted sleep is better than a longer, fitful snooze time. To wake up feeling refreshed, people need to hit slow-wave sleep where the body and mind calm down.
Life November 2, 2015
A new study found that interrupted sleep could do worse in someone's mood than having little sleep. Researchers were able to arrive to this conclusion after assessing the moods of participants who volunteered to undergo forced awakening sleep trials.
Life October 31, 2015
Geographically isolated hunter-gatherers do not sleep longer than modern-day humans. They sleep an average of six and a half hours at night and do not take a nap.
Life October 16, 2015
Staying up late may put your health at risk, compared with an early-to-bed, early-to-rise regime, a study suggests. As many younger people are night owls, their sleeping habits may be a health issue that should be addressed, researchers say.
Life April 2, 2015
Getting more than 8 hours of sleep a night may be increasing stroke risk in older adults, researchers say. In addition, a sudden change in sleep habits to longer hours may also suggest increased risk, they say.
Life February 26, 2015
Athletes looking for peak performance shouldn't ignore their internal body clocks, a study suggests. The time of day when a competition is held could affect how well you perform in it, researchers say.
Life January 30, 2015
Scientists suggest that the sleeping pattern of humans may have evolved in the ocean. The study involved a hormone called melatonin, which is responsible for sleep and jet lag.
September 30, 2014
Sleep node deep in the most primitive part of our brain is vital for the deep sleep we all need, researchers say. Brain region creates the messenger chemical that can lead us down into deep sleep state, they say.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 19, 2014
A new data set released by activity tracker maker Jawbone suggests how people sleep in different cities across the world. People in Tokyo, Japan, experience least sleeping hours per day.
Life August 20, 2014
The latest Basis 2014 Carbon Steel Edition Band with its Advanced Sleep Analysis can now track its user's sleep.
Wearable Tech January 6, 2014