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How we use music to help us sleep

Many individuals use music in the hope that it fights sleep difficulties, according to a new study by Tabitha Trahan of the University of...

Shorter sleep could lead to dehydration

Adults who sleep just six hours per night—as opposed to eight—may have a higher chance of being dehydrated, according to a study by Penn...
How to sleep soundly in spite of the time change

How to sleep soundly in spite of the time change

Twice a year, Albertans reset their clocks for daylight saving time and begin the more difficult task of resetting their internal clock as well. While...

Women who are ‘larks’ have lower breast cancer risk

Women who are "larks", functioning better at the beginning of the day than the end of the day, have a lower of risk breast...
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Is sleep disorder linked to dementia?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with changes to the structure of the brain that are also seen in the early stages of dementia,...
How daylight saving time influences your body health

How daylight saving time influences your body health

This Sunday morning (Nov. 4th), most people in the United States will turn their clocks back by one hour in observance of daylight saving...
Inflammation can lead to circadian sleep disorders

Inflammation can lead to circadian sleep disorders

For first time, scientists saw genetic link between what causes inflammation, what controls body clock Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including...
Letting your dog sleep with you is good for chronic pain sufferers

Letting your dog sleep with you is good for chronic pain sufferers

“A sense of relaxation and caring are emotions that release positive hormones in our bodies that will help us sleep better.” For chronic pain sufferers,...

Simple lifestyle changes could help you avoid sleep deprivation

If your mental or physical health is suffering, a lack of sleep may be to blame. Are you getting enough shuteye? Sleep is considered both...

Online insomnia therapy could provide special health benefits

Digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) improves not only insomnia symptoms, but functional health, psychological well-being, and sleep-related quality of life, according to a year-long...