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Why sleep is so important for your blood pressure

Why sleep is so important for your blood pressure

Many lifestyle habits may increase the risk of high blood pressure, such as being overweight or obese and eating high-sodium food. In addition, recent research...

Exercise at night doesn’t mess up your sleep

Exercising at night doesn’t have a negative effect on sleep quality, according to a new study. Researchers combed through the literature on the subject and...

A co-worker’s rudeness could harm your sleep, and your partner’s

Rudeness. Sarcastic comments. Demeaning language. Interrupting or talking over someone in a meeting. Workplace incivilities such as these are becoming increasingly common. In a new study...

Sleep apnea may raise lung cancer risk

In a recent scientific study, researchers found that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. The study was conducted by researchers from...

Think you’re having less sleep? You’re not alone

More Americans are getting fewer hours of sleep, according to a new study published in the journal Sleep. In a new study, researchers found that...

Evening exercise does not affect your sleep

Contrary to popular belief, there is no reason to avoid exercising in the evening, an analysis of the scientific literature has revealed. Even among sleep...

Disrupted body clock may lead to obesity and breast cancer

In a new study, USC scientists report that a novel time-keeping mechanism within liver cells that helps sustain key organ tasks can contribute to...

Oxygen therapy could help you sleep deeply

In a new study, researchers found that exposure to high levels of oxygen encourages the brain to remain in deep, restorative sleep. The new study...

Napping too much may lead to cognitive decline in older people

Regular naps may be one of the privileges of retirement but research is pointing to napping as a contributor to cognitive decline. Scientists are now...

Too much or too little sleep linked to higher risk of heart disease

The amount of time you sleep, including daytime naps, is linked to your risk of developing cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new...