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Health Tip: When Is the Right Time for a Nap?February 10, 2016

The optimal time for your baby

Short Flashes of Light May Treat Jet LagFebruary 09, 2016

Stanford researchers find therapy seems to help people adjust to new time zone faster

Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, DepressionFebruary 08, 2016

Preliminary study suggests that emotional stress builds when this phase is disturbed, creating a 'vicious cycle'

Texting After Dark May Harm Teens' Sleep, GradesFebruary 05, 2016

Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark, researchers say

Bedbug Gene Mapping May Yield Critter's SecretsFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers find the insects have remarkable natural defenses

Too Much, Too Little Sleep During Pregnancy May Prompt Weight GainFebruary 04, 2016

Finding points to why sleep problems may be linked to poor pregnancy outcomes, researcher says

Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: StudyFebruary 03, 2016

Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

Health Tip: Don't Use Smartphone in the BedroomJanuary 29, 2016

It can interfere with sleep

Sleepless Nights Might Raise Women's Type 2 Diabetes RiskJanuary 29, 2016

Insomnia can disrupt hormones, and may play a role in developing the blood sugar condition, expert says

Too Much Social Media Could Mess Up Your Sleep, Study FindsJanuary 27, 2016

The more time young adults spent online, the tougher it was to be well-rested, researchers say

Health Tip: Wake Up More RefreshedJanuary 20, 2016

Ideas for better quality sleep

Catch-Up Sleep May Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Risk Tied to Sleep Loss: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

But the research is preliminary and only included a small number of healthy young men, experts noted

For Seniors, Poor Sleep May Mean Higher Stroke Risk, Study SuggestsJanuary 14, 2016

Researchers found those who woke up the most were more likely to have hardening of brain arteries

Statins May Reduce Heart Risks Linked to Sleep Apnea: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

But it's too early to prescribe them for patients with the disorder, experts say

Single Parents Struggle Most to Get a Good Night's Sleep: StudyJanuary 06, 2016

New data also shows moms most likely to suffer from lack of shuteye

Health Tip: Sleep Well on VacationJanuary 05, 2016

Enjoy the time to rest

Health Tip: Keep Kids' Sleep Schedules ConsistentJanuary 01, 2016

Even during special occasions

Need to Boost Your Memory? Then Get Your Zzzz'sDecember 31, 2015

A full night's sleep helps people solidify what they learn, researchers say

Too Often, CPAP Is Only Sleep Apnea Treatment OfferedDecember 31, 2015

Many patients can't tolerate the nighttime mask, research shows

Drowsy Drivers Pose Risks to Others, ThemselvesDecember 31, 2015

Take breaks or drink coffee to remain alert, researchers say

Health Tip: Sounds May Help You Fall AsleepDecember 24, 2015

Here are some suggestions

Night-Shift Workers May Be Prone to Car CrashesDecember 22, 2015

More than one-third had near misses during driving test after work, small study finds

Health Tip: Feeling Sleepy?December 21, 2015

You might not be getting enough rest

Help Your Kids Sleep in Heavenly PeaceDecember 20, 2015

Stick to bedtime routines through the holidays, expert says

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression RiskNovember 25, 2015

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study FindsNovember 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in KidsNovember 23, 2015

Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

Sleep Cycle Changes May Affect Your HealthNovember 18, 2015

Routine schedule, whether workday or not, might cut odds of diabetes, heart disease, study suggests

How to Keep Your Baby's Slumber SafeNovember 14, 2015

Babies should be placed on their back and in their own bed to sleep, pediatrician advises

Sleepwalkers Feel No Pain When Injured: StudyNovember 06, 2015

But they're more likely to get headaches and migraines when awake, researchers added

Health Tip: These Triggers May be a NightmareNovember 06, 2015

Potential reasons for bad dreams

Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study SuggestsNovember 05, 2015

Five hours or less a night linked to reduced organ function in women

Sleep Patterns May Affect a Woman's Diabetes RiskNovember 04, 2015

Study says adding 2 or more hours of shuteye each night might be a warning sign

Health Tip: Kick Bad Sleep HabitsNovember 04, 2015

Are they ruining your night?

It's Back to Standard Time This WeekendNovember 01, 2015

Early risers may struggle, but night owls have an opportunity to reset bedtimes, expert says

Interrupted Sleep Not Good for Your Mood, Study SuggestsOctober 30, 2015

Those who slept fewer hours, but without disruptions, felt more positive the next day

Tribal Study Finds Short Sleep Not Just Curse of Modern LivingOctober 15, 2015

3 hunter-gatherer peoples get an average of just 6.5 hours of shut-eye a night, study finds

Sleep Apnea May Raise Women's Heart Risk, But Not Men'sOctober 14, 2015

Findings highlight the need to screen women for the nighttime breathing disorder, experts say

Help Your Child Get a Good Night's SleepOctober 07, 2015

Start by developing a bedtime routine, pediatrician says

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' HealthOctober 07, 2015

Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight GainOctober 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Less Sleep May Mean Less Sex After MenopauseSeptember 30, 2015

Women who reported insomnia were less sexually active, study finds

Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime SnackSeptember 28, 2015

It can ease hunger and help lull you to sleep

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: StudySeptember 21, 2015

Though the surgery is a primary treatment for sleep disorder, breathing problems can occur afterwards

Natural Surroundings May Promote Sound SleepSeptember 20, 2015

Study found seniors, men reported better rest when they had access to beaches, parks

Health Tip: When a Child Has Sleep ApneaSeptember 17, 2015

Here are potential complications

Caffeine at Night May Disrupt the Body's Internal ClockSeptember 16, 2015

And that could make you want to sleep later, say researchers, who see possible treatment for jet lag

Sleep Apnea Treatment May Reverse Unhealthy Brain ChangesSeptember 14, 2015

In small study, continuous positive airway pressure reduced nerve activity that causes heart ills

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Harm the HeartSeptember 10, 2015

Sound slumber 'recharges our batteries,' cardiologist explains

Sinus Surgery May Also Ease Sleep ApneaSeptember 10, 2015

Study finds that procedure boosted sleep and quality of life