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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

  • Sleep Doesn’t Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Many people who suffer a traumatic brain injury struggle with sleep problems they may not be aware of, Swiss researchers report. These patients also can suffer daytime sleepiness for as long as 18 months after their injury, the small study found. And these sleep problems may adversely [...][...]

  • Night Shift Work May Be Tough on Your Heart

    Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.

  • Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman’s Heart

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. “We saw a modest increased risk of heart disease associated with longer duration of rotating night shift work, which appears to wane after stopping shift work,” said [...][...]

  • Bed Bugs Drawn to Red and Black Colors

    MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Bed bugs have favorite colors, new research has discovered. In a series of experiments, researchers noted that the little blood suckers strongly preferred red and black and avoided green and yellow. Does that mean it’s time to redecorate your bedroom in colors these pests don’t like? It’s probably too soon for [...][...]

  • This Is Why You Have Trouble Sleeping in New Places

    When you sleep in a new place, a part of your brain remains alert for potential threats, a new study finds.