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Scientists discover how sleep helps fight infection

In a new study, researchers in Germany have discovered why sleep can sometimes be the best medicine. They find sleep improves the potential ability of...

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

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

Scientists discover how sleep patterns linked to breast cancer risk

In a recent study, researchers found women who are “larks”, functioning better at the beginning of the day than the end of the day,...

Reduced deep sleep may be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that older people who have less slow-wave sleep – the deep sleep you need to consolidate memories and...

Sleep apnea may raise lung cancer risk

In a recent scientific study, researchers found that sleep apnea can favor lung cancer growth in young individuals. The study was conducted by researchers from...

Kicking, yelling during sleep? You may have violent sleep disorder

In a new study, researchers found risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder. The...

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...