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Stress and poor sleep may increase your COVID-19 risk

In recent research, researchers have found that stress, loneliness, and lack of sleep are all factors that can weaken your immune system and increase...

Should you take melatonin supplements for good sleep?

Sleep is essential in the pursuit of a long, healthy life. While some of us are habitual in our sleep-wake schedules, a lot of...

Sleep-disordered breathing may harm the brain, increase Alzheimer’s disease risk

In a new study, researchers found that sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is linked to changes in the brain, including amyloid deposition in brain regions typically...

Can’t sleep and feeling anxious about coronavirus? You’re not alone

This is a confusing and, frankly, scary time for a lot of us. There’s so much contradictory information, and the “right” thing to do yesterday...

This bad sleep habit may increase heart disease risk

Despite increasing awareness of how critical sleep is to our health, getting a good night's rest remains increasingly difficult in a world that's always...

Is your excessive sleepiness actually a disease?

Sleep experts warn that extreme sleepiness may not be from stress, but a sleeping disorder. Exceptional sleepiness doesn’t always mean you’re stressed out or have...

Getting too little—or too much—sleep may be bad for your heart

Whether you like to burn the midnight oil to check emails or binge-watch your favorite series, toss and turn or sleep until mid-morning, it...

New sleep method may help improve memory function

In a new study, researchers have developed an innovative method for bolstering memory processes in the brain during sleep. The method relies on a memory-evoking...

Stanford researchers: What you should know about sleeping pill risks

Insomnia is a real medical issue. But is it so prevalent that millions of Americans need to take sleeping pills every night? Leading medical professionals...

Want to detox? sleep well, exercise, and eat healthy foods

Want to lose weight? Have more energy? Live pain-free? Sleep better? Detox products—things like supplements, smoothies, diets and exercises—claim to be remedies for all these...

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Scientists tap unused energy source to power future smart sensor networks

The electricity that lights our homes and powers our appliances also creates small magnetic fields that are present all around us. Scientists have developed a...

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn CO2 into new products

If humans ever hope to colonize Mars, the settlers will need to manufacture on-planet a huge range of organic compounds, from fuels to drugs,...

Hubble Telescope finds best evidence for elusive mid-size black hole

New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided the strongest evidence yet for mid-sized black holes in the Universe. Hubble confirms that this...

COVID-19 is here. How long will it last?

With COVID-19 case numbers climbing dramatically in the United States and millions of people sheltered in their homes to help quell the outbreak, many...

The pros and cons of radiotherapy for cancer: will it work for you?

In a new paper, researchers suggest that women undergoing radiotherapy for many cancers are more likely than men to be cured, but the side...

This new treatment could improves blood sugar, liver health in type 2 diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that people with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes who underwent a novel, minimally invasive, endoscopic procedure called Revita...