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Health & Wellness

The Plague of Light in Our Bedrooms
Health & Wellness  (tags: sleep, light, bedrooms, health, research, study, humans, women )

Carrie
- 76 days ago - bbc.com
Prof Derk-Jan Dijk, of the Surrey Sleep Centre, said people "should assess their bedroom and see how easy it would be to make it darker". But have our bedrooms got lighter?
Your Ancestors Didn't Sleep Like You
Health & Wellness  (tags: sleep, sleep cycle, modern, 8 hour cycle, ancients, 3-4 hour cycles, research, health, rest )

Brian
- 358 days ago - worldobserveronline.com
Two sleeps per night may have been the method of antiquity, but tendencies towards it still linger in modern man. There could be an innate biological preference for two sleeps, given the right circumstances.
Your Ancestors Didn't Sleep Like You
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, sleep, Body-Mind-Spirit, interesting, study, society, environment, research )

Carrie
- 359 days ago - slumberwise.com
Ok, maybe your grandparents probably slept like you. And your great, great-grandparents. But once you go back before the 1800s, sleep starts to look a lot different. Your ancestors slept in a way that modern sleepers would find bizarre - they slept twice.
Sleep Less, Eat More, Gain Weight
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, sleep, study, research, Body-Mind-Spirit, news, healthcare, health, food )

Cal
- 525 days ago - npr.org
People do eat more when they're short of sleep. And that impulse to snarf when sleepy can cause quick weight gain, according to a new study.
7 Mind-Bending Facts About Dreams
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, Dreams, environment, exercise, food, healthcare, illness, humans, investigation, medicine, research, science, society, Sleep, study )

Kit
- 578 days ago - livescience.com
Why do some people have nightmares while others really spend their nights in bliss? Like sleep, dreams are mysterious phenomena. But as scientists are able to probe deeper into our minds, they are finding some of those answers. Here's some of what --->
Sleep-Deprived New Parents Don't Have To Hit The (Sleeping Pill) Bottle
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, healthcare, health, safety, parents, sleep, study, protection, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, prevention )

Cal
- 1107 days ago - npr.org
Having a young child can wreak havoc on sleep patterns. So much so that sleep researchers say parents, and especially mothers, of a new child can be a risk for long-term insomnia.
Less Childhood Sleep Has Fat Risk
Health & Wellness  (tags: Children, childhood, sleep, fat risk, overweight, health )

Anna
- 1180 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Children who get insufficient sleep at night are more likely to become overweight, according to researchers in New Zealand.
Sleep Selectively Stores Useful Memories: Brain Evaluates Information Based on Future Expectations, Study Suggests
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain, Memories, Sleep, Health, Study )

Nancy
- 1294 days ago - sciencedaily.com
After a good night's sleep, people remember information better when they know it will be useful in the future, according to a new study in the Feb. 2 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.
Find Solutions to Snoring Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: Snoring, Sleep, Disturbance, Fun, Health, Night )

Nancy
- 1300 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Is your snoring disturbing others at night sleep? Is your bed mate getting irritated at the loudness of snoring? As a result it seems an unromantic night after spending hectic hours at day time.
Anesthesia Is More Like Coma Than Sleep...
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, study, drugs, anesthesia, Coma, sleep )

Evelyn
- 1323 days ago - healthland.time.com
Every day, some 60,000 patients enter a state more like coma than sleep when they undergo general anesthesia -- according to an unsettling study published Dec. 30 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Dim Light at Night May Cause Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: Depression, Parenting, Kids, Dim Light, Health, Sleep )

Suzane
- 1369 days ago - breakingnewsonline.net
Few people usually do not prefer even dim light while sleeping at night. A new study claims that night light may lead to depression.
Sleep Loss 'Worse for Extroverts'
Health & Wellness  (tags: sleep, people, extroverts, suffer, performance )

Sophie
- 1387 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Outgoing people appear to suffer worse from the effects of lack of sleep, US army researchers suggest.
Mothercare and Tesco Pull Baby Sleep Positioners From Shelves After U.S. Warns They Are 'Too Dangerous to Use'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Baby, sleep, positioners, infants, Mothercare, Tesco, Kiddicare )

Anna
- 1418 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Baby sleep positioners that are supposed to help infants to snooze safely have been withdrawn from the shelves of Mothercare, and the Tesco and Kiddicare websites after U.S officials warned they were 'too dangerous to use.'
Your Hair Reveals Whether You're a Morning Person
Health & Wellness  (tags: science, genetics, sleep )

Michelle
- 1455 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Early bird or late riser? The mysteries of your sleep cycle may be unlocked by the hairs on your head, a new study says. That's because the genes that regulate our body clocks can be found in hair-follicle cells, researchers have discovered.
Lack of Sleep 'Linked to Early Death'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sleep, early death, research, health )

Sophie
- 1566 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Getting less than six hours sleep a night can lead to an early grave, UK and Italian researchers have warned.
 

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