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Why running could keep you awake at night

You’ve probably heard people say they enjoy running because it lets them switch off. Perhaps you feel that way yourself. Well recent research in mice suggests...
Too much or too little sleep linked to higher risk of heart disease

Too much or too little sleep linked to higher risk of heart disease

The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is linked to your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new...

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...

How to feel better, think better, and sleep better

Studies show that sitting too much can raise your risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. But getting up to walk around your block, dance...
Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Eating at night, sleeping by day can change key blood proteins fast

Staying awake all night and sleeping all day for just a few days can disrupt levels and time of day patterns of more than...
Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

Insomnia? Oversleeping? Both may increase your risk of stroke

There is growing evidence that sleep disorders like insomnia and sleep apnea are related to stroke risk and recovery from stroke, according to a...

Sleep loss raises Alzheimer’s protein levels

Sleep deprivation increases levels of the key Alzheimer’s disease protein tau, according to new research. On follow-up studies in the mice, the research team showed...
Why we struggle to get good night's sleep as we get older

Why we struggle to get good night’s sleep as we get older

New research has identified the way age impairs the ability of the circadian clock in mammals to re-set itself when exposed to light, resulting...

More daytime sleepiness may mean more Alzheimer’s disease

Excessive daytime sleepiness linked with brain protein involved in memory-robbing disease Analysis of data captured during a long-term study of aging adults shows that those...
Why coffee cannot leave everyone wired

Why coffee cannot leave everyone wired

Not everyone responds to coffee in the same way. In a recent study, researchers from Northwestern University find depending on your genetic make-up, you might...
This body clock trick makes us more patient

This body clock trick makes us more patient

Faster countdowns may make people more patient Not only does time fly when people have fun, but when time flies by on a countdown clock,...
How sleep loss damages your health

How sleep loss damages your health

Eating at night and craving junk food are unhealthy eating behaviors, and they may present a potential link between poor sleep and obesity. This is...
10 alternatives to CPAP for treating obstructive sleep apnea

10 alternatives to CPAP for treating obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)

Patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) experience obstructed or restricted breathing for periods of 10 seconds or longer during sleep. Doctors typically can diagnose OSA...

The best foods to eat for a good night’s sleep

Sleep has become widely recognized as playing a really important role in our overall health and wellness – alongside diet, stress management and exercise. Recently,...
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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,...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...
8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...