• Deep Sleep Brain Waves

    New research finds deep-sleep brain waves predict blood sugar control

    Original Article | Berkley News Researchers have known that a lack of quality sleep can increase a person’s risk of diabetes. What has remained a mystery, however, is why. Now, new findings from a team of sleep scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are closer to an answer. The researchers have uncovered a potential […]

  • Napping

    Regular napping linked to larger brain volume

    Original Article | UCL News Daytime napping may help to preserve brain health by slowing the rate at which our brains shrink as we age, suggests a new study led by researchers at UCL and the University of the Republic in Uruguay. The study, published in the journal Sleep Health, analysed data from people aged 40 […]

  • Night Owl

    Night owls may die earlier because they tend to drink and smoke more, study suggests.

    The heightened mortality of “night owls” compared with “early birds” may come down to heavier smoking and higher alcohol consumption among night owls, a large study of people in Finland suggests. Night owls have a higher risk of death than early birds, but that might come down to the overall amount of alcohol and cigarettes […]

  • Burger and Fries

    Diets high in fats and sugar impact deep sleep quality, study finds

    Original Article | Medical News Today For better sleep quality, it’s best to avoid foods high in fats and sugars, a new study confirms. CWP, LLC/Stocksy Limited evidence exists regarding the influence of certain foods on sleep, leading researchers to conduct a randomised trial investigating the effects of a high-fat/high-sugar diet on sleep. A new […]

  • A Man Snoring from Sleep Apnea

    Dangers of Uncontrolled Sleep Apnea

    Original Article | JohnsHopkins.org You’ve probably heard that regular exercise and a heart-healthy diet are the most important things you can do for your cardiovascular health. As it turns out, though, the quality of sleep you receive is also critical to your heart’s wellbeing.  In particular, undiagnosed sleep apnea is directly tied to an increased […]