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Scientists find a cause of ‘night owl’ sleep disorder

In a new study, researchers found how a genetic mutation throws off the timing of the biological clock, causing a common sleep syndrome called...

Abnormal blood pressure in sleep could increase risks of heart disease, stroke

In a new study, researchers found people who experience high blood pressure while sleeping are more likely to experience future heart disease especially heart...

Why sleep experts say it’s time to ditch daylight saving time

For most of the U.S., the clock goes back one hour on Sunday morning, Nov. 1, the “fall back” for daylight saving time. Many of...

Scientists find how common mutation leads to ‘night owl’ sleep disorder

A new study by researchers at UC Santa Cruz shows how a genetic mutation throws off the timing of the biological clock, causing a...

5 tips to improve your sleep when you work from home

For those able to work remotely, experts say it’s a good time to address your sleep habits to improve your health. Schedules look different for...

COVID-19 lockdown reduced people’s mental health, sleep, exercise

A global survey shows the initial phase of the COVID-19 lockdown dramatically altered our personal habits, largely for the worse. "The stay-at-home orders did result...

More sleep time after trauma could ease ill effects, study says

Increasing the amount of time spent asleep immediately after a traumatic experience may ease any negative consequences, suggests a new study conducted by researchers...

Blue-light glasses could improve your sleep and work

Wearing blue-light glasses just before sleeping can lead to a better night’s sleep and contribute to a better day’s work to follow, new research...

This sleep problem could mean high risk of Alzheimer’s disease

People with Alzheimer’s disease often report depression and various sleep problems, like insomnia. In a recent study at Imperial College London, researchers found disturbed sleep...

Poor sleep linked with higher blood sugar, study shows

People with diabetes have high levels of blood sugar (or blood glucose). When blood sugar builds up too high, it causes harmful effects. A study found...