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Itchy skin at night: Causes, conditions, and relief

Added: 13.09.2017 6:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

What is nocturnal pruritus? In this article, learn about the causes of night-time itching, home remedies, treatments, and when to see a doctor.


Hypopnea: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

Added: 12.09.2017 10:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

What is hypopnea and how does it differ from sleep apnea? What are the risk factors of hypopnea, how may it be prevented, and what are the complications?

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Later circadian timing of food intake is associated with increased body mass index

Added: 12.09.2017 3:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Weight gain and obesity has been described as an epidemic and a complex problem in the United States.


Five ways to get a good night's sleep

Added: 11.09.2017 11:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

Want to know the secret ingredients to a good night's sleep? We have compiled the best tips to help you sleep better and feel more alert the next day.

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Should you snuggle with your dog at night?

Added: 11.09.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

A new study investigates the divisive question: should you sleep with your dog? The answer is twofold: yes, but your own bed should be off-limits.

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Sugarcane extract may relieve stress-induced insomnia

Added: 10.09.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

Researchers find that octacosanol - a compound found in sugarcane, beeswax, and wheat germ oil - can restore stress-affected sleep in mice.

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More evidence: Untreated sleep apnea shown to raise metabolic and cardiovascular stress

Added: 07.09.2017 3:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

Sleep apnea, left untreated for even a few days, can increase blood sugar and fat levels, stress hormones and blood pressure, according to a new study of sleeping subjects.

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New sleep-promoting brain cells identified

Added: 04.09.2017 10:00 | 46 views | 0 comments

A new study identifies a range of neurons that promote sleep by inhibiting the activity of other neurons. The study may change how we approach insomnia.

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Insomnia: Like mother, like child?

Added: 04.09.2017 3:00 | 47 views | 0 comments

A study examines the link between the sleeping patterns of parents and those of their kids. The mother's insomnia may be key for the child's sleep quality.

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ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?

Added: 03.09.2017 3:00 | 42 views | 0 comments

Many individuals with ADHD have sleep-related disorders. Researchers investigate the link and hypothesize that the relationship may even be causal.

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Study finds hormone therapy improves sleep quality for recently menopausal women

Added: 01.09.2017 3:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

For many women, the side effects of menopause don't call it a day when they do.

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Chronic lack of sleep increases risk-seeking

Added: 31.08.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

Sleepiness, reduced concentration and performance - more and more people are suffering from the consequences of a chronic lack of sleep.

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Dreaming may keep dementia at bay

Added: 24.08.2017 3:00 | 47 views | 0 comments

A new study finds that insufficient REM sleep - the sleep phase wherein we do most of our dreaming - is strongly linked with an increased risk of dementia.


Caffeine may reduce surgical pain caused by poor sleep

Added: 22.08.2017 11:00 | 44 views | 0 comments

Lack of sleep immediately prior to surgery may worsen postoperative pain, but caffeine may help to offset this effect, according to a new study in rats.

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Can binge-watching harm your sleep?

Added: 19.08.2017 3:00 | 46 views | 0 comments

New research suggests that binge-watching, as opposed to conventional TV viewing, damages sleep quality and may lead to fatigue and insomnia.

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Pickwickian syndrome: All you need to know

Added: 18.08.2017 9:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

Pickwickian syndrome is a condition characterized by disordered breathing when sleeping. It is common in people who are obese. Learn about this condition.

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Could outdoor light exposure at night heighten breast cancer risk?

Added: 17.08.2017 11:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

High exposure to outdoor light during the night may increase women's breast cancer risk, a new study finds, particularly for women who work night shifts.


Insufficient sleep raises type 2 diabetes risk in children

Added: 16.08.2017 12:00 | 49 views | 0 comments

A new study suggests that as little as 1 hour of less sleep per night significantly raises children’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes.


Sleep biology discovery could lead to new insomnia treatments that don't target the brain

Added: 14.08.2017 9:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

UCLA scientists report the first evidence that a gene outside the brain controls the ability to rebound from sleep deprivation - a surprising discovery that could eventually lead to greatly improved...


Could sleep disorders raise the risk of preterm birth?

Added: 14.08.2017 3:00 | 46 views | 0 comments

Sleep disorders among pregnant women are associated with early birth. Insomnia and sleep apnea have been shown to double the risk of early preterm birth.


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