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Sleep problems linked to higher dementia risk

Sleep problems linked to higher dementia risk

In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institute in Sweden report that sleep disturbances in midlife or in late life are linked to a...
Why sleep apnea is linked to irregular heart beat

Why sleep apnea is linked to irregular heart beat

If a patient is diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heart heat, the doctor often will recommend the patient do tests...
These pain relievers may harm your body weight and sleep

These pain relievers may harm your body weight and sleep

In a recent study, researchers found common painkillers people use in daily life is linked to higher risks of sleep problems and obesity. The finding...
Sleeping pill use may make you need more high blood pressure drugs

Sleeping pill use may make you need more high blood pressure drugs

In a new study, researchers found people who use sleep pills to help them sleep better need more high blood pressure drugs. The research was...

How to sleep better when you are traveling

When you are traveling, it is hard to sleep well. Poor sleep at night can disrupt your body clock and lead to many health problems,...
Do you need a sleep tracker

Do you need a sleep tracker?

People can get a sleep tracker from their smartphones or smartwatches. The gadgetry is designed to analyze your sleep pattern and hopefully help you sleep...
What we know about sleep problems and Alzheimer’s disease

What we know about sleep problems and Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers suggest that a better understanding of the link between poor sleep and Alzheimer’s disease may help develop new diagnosis...
This sleep disorder may predict Parkinson’s long before symptoms

This sleep disorder may predict Parkinson’s long before symptoms

In a new study, researchers found one type of sleep disorder, REM sleep disorder, is linked to Parkinson’s disease. The findings suggest that using this...

Common painkillers linked to obesity and sleep disorders

In a recent study, researchers from Newcastle University, UK found that commonly prescribed painkillers are linked to obesity and sleep deprivation if used for...
Why sleep may protect you from heart disease

Why sleep may protect you from heart disease

In a new study, researchers found the reason why good nights’ sleep may help protect against heart disease. The research was funded by the National...