Loud and ugly snoring sounds most likely indicate obstructive sleep apnea, a sleeping disorder that can cause a heart attack. Experts advise treatment of sleep apnea and practice of sleep hygiene to achieve some quality shut-eye.
Public Health April 23, 2019
Research finds that sleep deprivation is even more dangerous than originally thought. Chronic lack of sleep stimulates cell activity that causes irreversible damage to the brain.
Neuroscience May 27, 2017
The length and quality of sleep can be a good indicator of a person’s overall physical and mental health. Just how much sleep can be considered ‘enough?’
Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2017
The American Academy of Pediatrics gave parents advice to greatly reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. The recommendations largely discuss creating a safe sleeping environment for an infant to avoid SIDS.
Public Health October 25, 2016
A new study found that parents are placing babies in unsafe sleeping environments by having them sleep in cribs with potentially harmful bedding and accessories, as well as not placing them on their backs.
Public Health August 15, 2016
Power naps are nice, but make sure to keep them under 30 minutes. Researchers found that naps longer than 40 minutes increase the risk for metabolic syndrome by up to 50 percent.
Life March 25, 2016
Researchers found your DNA is the culprit for your preference between an early or late riser. A large genome sequencing study of almost 90,000 people found genes that play roles in waking us up early or keeping us awake into the late night.
Life February 3, 2016
Excessive screen time on electronic devices during the day has teens getting less sleep than they need, study finds. Computer use leads as the biggest obstacle to a good night's sleep, researchers say.
Life February 3, 2015
Smartphones have more disruptive effects on a child's sleep than the TV does. Researchers suggest ways that could mitigate the unwanted impact of small screen devices on children's sleeping habits.
Life January 7, 2015
If you've ever woken up from a dream only to have it instantly wiped from your memory, you're not alone. French scientists have been looking into the phenomenon, uncovering vital information that could explain why some people remember their dreams more vividly - and more readily - than others.
Life February 22, 2014