If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, it can affect all aspects of daily life. Here's what everyone looking for some quality shut-eye needs to know.
Yes, You Can Have a Better Night's SleepSleep disorders such as snoring, insomnia, and restless legs syndrome can be treated with sleeping pills, natural supplements, and even meditation techniques.
WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Like many people, chimpanzees are picky about their beds, a new study finds. Specifically, these primate cousins prefer firm and stable types of wood to build beds or nests in trees, according to the study published April 16 in the journal PLoS One. “Chimpanzees, like humans, are highly selective when [...]
By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, April 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Fussy and demanding babies are likely to spend slightly more time plopped in front of a TV or computer screen when they’re toddlers than are “easier” babies, new research finds. It’s not clear just what this finding means. Parents could be trying to get a [...]
WEDNESDAY, April 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Naps play a crucial role in helping infants and preschoolers remember things they’ve just learned, according to new research. Investigators examined young children’s ability to recognize instances that are similar, but not identical, to something they’ve recently learned and apply it to a new situation, a skill called generalization. In [...]
People plagued with insomnia might have an increased risk of stroke, particularly if they are young adults, a new, large study from Taiwan suggests.
FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is tied to a higher risk of mental decline in older men, according to a new study. It included more than 2,800 men, average age 76, in six locations across the United States. Sleep data was collected from the men through a wrist device for an average [...]
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