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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.

Sleep News

  • Poor Sleep May Worsen Thinking Problems in MS Patients

    MONDAY, June 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Researchers report a link between sleep apnea and thinking problems in people suffering from multiple sclerosis. “Since obstructive sleep apnea is a treatable condition that is also commonly seen in MS, we wondered, ‘What if some of the thinking and processing difficulties that MS patients experience do not stem [...][...]

  • After Three Nights of Poor Sleep, Even Caffeine Can’t Help

    Caffeine no longer improves alertness or mental performance after a few nights of sleep restriction, according to a new U.S. military study.

  • Sleep Loses Out for Many Hooked on Video Games

    FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Are video games like “Bloodborne,” “Fallout” and “Call of Duty” worth losing sleep over? For plenty of gamers, the answer is yes. A new study of almost 1,000 gamers finds many will sacrifice sleep to continue playing, suggesting video games are addictive for some people, the researchers said. “Our data [...][...]

  • Time Zone Changes Give Edge to Athletes From West

    FRIDAY, June 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Traveling across several time zones can be draining for anyone. So, how do professional athletes manage to turn around and compete in games after traveling from one coast to another? Apparently, not always that well, a new study says. And that’s especially true when teams are traveling from an [...][...]

  • Caffeine’s Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived

    THURSDAY, June 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Caffeine no longer improves alertness or mental performance after a few nights of sleep restriction, according to a new U.S. military study. “These results are important, because caffeine is a stimulant widely used to counteract performance decline following periods of restricted sleep,” said lead author Tracy Jill Doty. She [...][...]