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Oxygen therapy could help you sleep deeply

In a new study, researchers found that exposure to high levels of oxygen encourages the brain to remain in deep, restorative sleep. The new study...

How sleep loss linked to obesity

In a new study, researchers found that one night of sleep loss can increase the desirability of junk foods in men with a healthy...

Gentle noises could improve your sleep and memory

In a recent study, researchers found that gentle sound stimulation—such as the rush of a waterfall, could help people sleep and boost memory. Gentle sound...

How long you sleep may affect your risk of falls and fractures

In a new study, researchers found that compared with women in a recent study who slept seven to eight hours each night, women who...

Scientists discover why screen time could disrupt sleep

For most, the time spent staring at screens—on computers, phones, iPads—constitutes many hours and can often disrupt sleep. Now, Salk Institute researchers have pinpointed how...

Don’t let grief hurt your sleep and heart health

In a new study, researchers found that people who have recently lost a spouse are more likely to have sleep disturbances that exacerbate levels...

How sleep deprivation hinders your memory

In a new study, researchers at Michigan State University examined how sleep deprivation affects daily functions. The results reveal just how detrimental operating without sleep...

People with insomnia are asleep, but they don’t know

In a recent study from Brigham Young University, researchers find the dysfunction in the inhibition process could be what causes those with insomnia to...

Prostate problems linked to depression and sleep disorders

In a new study, researchers find that men who suffer from urological problems such as erectile dysfunction, urinary tract and bladder problems or infertility...

This sleep problem linked to higher risk of gout

In a recent study, researchers find that people with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have a higher risk of developing gout. OSA is associated with a...