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Light during sleep is linked to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure in older people

Scientists from Northwestern Medicine found that older people who were exposed to any amount of light while sleeping at night were much more likely...

How to deal with ‘COVID-somnia’ and sleep well at night

Scientists from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine found about 56% of Americans have "COVID-somnia," an increase in sleep disturbances during the pandemic. They found in people...

Poor sleep may increase risk of type 2 diabetes in these people

Scientists from the University of Hertfordshire found a strong link between poor sleep and a greater risk of pre-diabetic patients developing type two diabetes. The...

Nightmares linked to anxiety and insomnia in people with heart disease

Scientists from Keio University found heart patients with weekly nightmares are five times more likely to feel depressed or anxious and even more likely...

Restless sleep may be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease

Scientists from Aarhus University found that restless sleep could be a sign of a disorder associated with diseases of the brain. The research is published...

Age 40 is when busy Americans sleep least

Scientists from Medical College of Georgia found age 40 is when busy Americans get the least sleep. They found a U-shaped pattern across people’s lives,...

Has COVID affected your sleep? Here’s how viruses can change our sleeping patterns

During the early phases of the pandemic, and especially during lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, many people reported disruptions to sleep and their sleeping patterns. As...

Parkinson’s disease: bad dreams could be an early warning sign – new study

Every night when we go to sleep, we spend a couple of hours in a virtual world created by our brains in which we...

Want to sleep better? Sharing bed with your partner

Scientists from the University of Arizona found that adults who share their beds with a partner have less severe insomnia, less fatigue and more sleep...

Daytime napping linked to Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study from Rush University, researchers found there is a link between cognitive decline and excessive daytime napping. The connection appears to occur...