• Physician Examining A Child's Ear

    Doctors’ Group Warns Sleep and Sound Machines May Be Too Loud for Kids

    Original Article | Good Morning America The American Academy of Pediatrics is warning parents and caregivers that excessive exposure to loud noises can be detrimental to children, and sound machines can cause more harm to children than previously thought. In a statement released Saturday, the AAP said: “What families may not realize is that children are exposed […]

  • Woman with Diabetes

    Too Little Sleep Might Raise a Woman’s Odds for Diabetes

    Original Article | Dennis Thompson, Published in HealthDay Magazine Key Takeaways TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Women who don’t get enough sleep might have an increased risk of diabetes, an effect even more pronounced in postmenopausal females, a new study finds. Shortening sleep by just 90 minutes increased insulin resistance in women used […]

  • Headache as a result of sleep apnea

    Five Weird Signs of Sleep Apnea

    Original Article | By Sandee Lamotte CNN Sign up for CNN’s Sleep, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide has helpful hints to achieve better sleep.CNN —  If you snore the house down, you may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA — a potentially dangerous condition in which people stop breathing for 10 seconds or more […]

  • 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 […]