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Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds August 27, 2014

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness

Health Tip: Do You Talk in Your Sleep? August 27, 2014

You may not be getting enough rest

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues August 26, 2014

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge August 25, 2014

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

Getting Back to School Sleep Schedules August 23, 2014

Expert offers advice on how to help kids adjust to earlier bedtimes

Health Tip: When Your Child Is Afraid to Sleep August 21, 2014

Understand what's behind the fear

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells August 20, 2014

Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

Ease Kids Into School Sleep Schedules August 17, 2014

Making the adjustment 'doesn't just happen overnight,' health expert says

Severe Sleep Apnea May Boost Odds for Stubborn High Blood Pressure August 15, 2014

The two conditions may be interconnected, study finds

Health Tip: If Your Child is Having Nightmares August 15, 2014

Keeping a sleep diary may help

Employees Benefit From Natural Light, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Sunshine-exposed workers slept better, had better quality of life, researchers say

Belsomra Approved for Insomnia August 14, 2014

First such drug designed to affect sleep-wake cycle

Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk August 13, 2014

But the research involving older adults doesn't prove cause and effect

Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds August 13, 2014

But questions about benefits, risks of these medications linger, review author notes

Sleep Woes for Astronauts May Pose Risks in Space: Study August 08, 2014

Many not getting enough rest, and widespread use of sleeping pills could impair ability to perform duties

No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds August 05, 2014

Risk factors for the two are similar, an expert says

Portable Monitors OK for Spotting Sleep Apnea: New Guidelines August 05, 2014

But the devices aren't for everyone, experts advise

Health Tip: Seeing a Doctor About Sleep August 04, 2014

Signs that a sleep problem needs medical attention

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain July 28, 2014

Study found overweight kids who had surgery were more likely to become obese within seven months

Bed-Sharing Linked to SIDS July 14, 2014

Study also finds risk factors for sleep-related death vary with baby's age

Health Tip: Creating the Right Bedroom July 09, 2014

Make sure it's dark and cool

One in 25 Reports Falling Asleep at the Wheel: CDC Report July 03, 2014

Young adult males and binge drinkers more likely to drive while drowsy, study finds.

Health Tip: Dealing With Narcolepsy When Driving July 01, 2014

Suggestions to help you stay awake

Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood June 24, 2014

But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

Hypnosis May Help Improve Deep Sleep June 20, 2014

Study finds that those highly suggestible to hypnosis can have deeper sleep after hypnotic suggestion

Health Tip: Set Rules About Bunk Beds June 18, 2014

Top bunk shouldn't be used by kids under 6

Parents' Sleep May Affect Child's Risk of Obesity: Study June 11, 2014

All family members need adequate rest to protect against preschoolers' weight gain, experts say

Poor Sleep May Lead to Worse Grades for College Students June 06, 2014

Restless nights affect academic performance as much as binge drinking and smoking pot, study suggests

Health Tip: Can't Sleep? June 06, 2014

Risk factors for insomnia

CPAP Mask Success May Depend on Family Support, Study Finds June 05, 2014

People who used the sleep apnea treatment fared better if loved ones encouraged the therapy

More Americans Kept Awake by Fido, Fluffy June 05, 2014

Reports of pets' interference with sleep rose 10-fold between 2002 and 2013, researchers say

Snoring, High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy May Raise Apnea Risk June 04, 2014

Sleep disorder affects up to one-third of women by the last few months of pregnancy, researchers report

Sleep Apnea 'CPAP' Masks Might Help Ease High Blood Pressure June 04, 2014

Small study found healthy drop in BP readings when the breathing devices were used

Study Links Pot Use With Poor Sleep June 04, 2014

It's possible that insomnia leads some people to turn to marijuana, study authors say

Suicides More Likely After Midnight, Study Finds June 03, 2014

Treating chronic insomnia may help reduce risk, researchers add

Health Tip: Help Improve Your Child's Sleep June 03, 2014

Regulate the youngster's exposure to light

New Campaign Seeks to Help Sleep-Deprived Americans May 23, 2014

'Sleep Well, Be Well' hopes to boost the nation's health by stressing the necessity of restful nights

Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Stroke Risk in Women, Too May 20, 2014

Later onset of the sleep disorder may have led to an underestimation of women's risk, study suggests

More Evidence Ties Poor Sleep to Obesity in Kids May 19, 2014

Study highlights need for consistent bedtime, experts say

Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients May 19, 2014

Study also found heightened odds for heart trouble in patients taking benzodiazepine sleep aids

Start Sleep Drug Lunesta at Lower Dose for Safety, FDA Says May 15, 2014

Agency points to studies showing daytime drowsiness that could interfere with driving

Health Tip: Dealing With Shift Work Fatigue May 15, 2014

Don't work extended hours

Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study May 14, 2014

Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

Mild Electrical Zaps to Brain Induce 'Lucid Dreaming' in Study May 12, 2014

Research offers insight into line between consciousness, unconsciousness

Health Tip: How Many Zzzz's Do You Need? May 08, 2014

A sleep guide by age

Sleep Apnea Linked to Raised Risk of Death in Pregnancy May 06, 2014

Study found an association but didn't prove the nighttime breathing disorder caused the higher risk

Nightmares May Haunt Bullied Kids May 05, 2014

Study found effect of taunting lingered a few years, but bullies don't seem to suffer bad dreams

Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women May 01, 2014

Those who slept either 5 hours or less, 9 hours or more daily showed effect in study

Health Tip: When Lifestyle Disrupts Sleep April 23, 2014

Stress can keep you awake

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