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Gut health may be key to normal sleep, study shows

With the fall and winter holidays coming up, many will be pondering the relationship between food and sleep. In a new study, researchers hope they...

Sleep is the ‘crystal ball’ to predict Alzheimer’s disease, study shows

In a recent study at the University of California, Berkeley and elsewhere, researchers found that getting plenty of deep, restorative sleep may offer a...

This common sleep problem linked to autoimmune diseases

In a new study, researchers found why people with obstructive sleep apnea may have associated autoimmune disorders. The results could lead to better approaches to...

Chronic itch could mean high risks of sleep loss and heart disease

Many people suffer from a skin disorder known as chronic pruritic dermatosis, commonly referred to as “chronic itch.” In a recent study at Johns Hopkins...

68% of Americans lose sleep to drinking alcohol, study shows

Think twice before drinking that holiday nightcap. Sure, that late-night cocktail or final glass of wine or beer before bed may help you feel...

Healthy sleep habits may help reduce heart failure risk

In a new study, researchers found that adults with the healthiest sleep patterns had a 42% lower risk of heart failure regardless of other...

This new surgery could help treat sleep apnea

Almost 1 billion people are estimated to have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) globally, with the main treatment continuous positive pressure airway (CPAP) tolerated by...

This sleep problem may be risk factor for COVID-19

Sleep apnea causes breaks in breathing (apnea) while a person is asleep. In a new study, researchers found that sleep apnea could a big risk...

Scientists find a new risk factor of type 2 diabetes

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which you have trouble falling and/or staying asleep. The condition can be short-term (acute) or can last a long time...

Insomnia does not go away by itself, study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people with insomnia should not wait it out. It’s getting help so insomnia doesn't persist. Among more than...