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5 Reasons Kids Shouldn't Sleep Near Their Devices

When The Huffington Post and YouGov asked parents how often they let their kids sleep next to their cell phones, 30 percent said they allowed it sometimes or always. Another 30 percent, however, banned cell phones from bedsides entirely.<p>Of course, setting screen time limits is easier said than …

Teens

6 Big Kid Sleep Problems

A look at 6 common big kid sleep problems, including anxiety, sleepwalking and snoring, and how to help your kid sleep better.<p>Shutterstock<p>And you …

Sleep

10 Superfoods That Can Help You Achieve More Restful Sleep

Nutrition and sleep are both hot areas of research right now, and recent studies have found that what we eat affects how we sleep, and that in turn, how we sleep can affect what we eat.<p>When we think about the main things that keep us healthy, like nutrition, sleep and exercise, it's easy to …

Superfoods

Top Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep and Increased Productivity

You might have read a multitude of articles and books on productivity in the workplace, but how much thought have you put into the amount of quality …

Struggling to remember something? Have a good sleep, as researchers find it boosts memory

Scientists show for first time that sleep makes it easier to retrieve nuggets of information that may have got lost in a corner of the brain<p>If you are trying to remember something vital you have forgotten, get a good night's sleep.<p>It is well known that sleep boosts memory, but scientists have shown …

Get Better Beauty Sleep by Upgrading to a Satin Pillowcase

Beauty sleep is a real thing—and it’s time to ensure you’re getting yours. Swapping out your cotton pillowcase for a satin one is an easy (and …

Insomnia can be cured with therapy, claims university - here are the tools YOU can use to get better SLEEP

A study from Northumbria University found cognitive therapy helped cure participants of insomnia<p>Do you have trouble getting to sleep at the end of …

The ‘Extremely Dangerous’ Smartphone Flaw That Can Be ‘Triggered While You Sleep’

There’s a new smartphone bug affecting 95 percent — up to 950 million — Android devices. The worst part, according to the security researcher that exposed the vulnerability, is you don’t have to do or click on anything to potentially have your system hacked.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>You just have …

Pinch the skin by your eyes, mentally go through the steps of getting ready for a meeting and do some colouring: The weird but VERY effective tricks the experts use when they can't sleep

It is estimated that one third of people experience bouts of insomnia, with one in 20 taking sleeping pills at some point.<p>Poor sleep results in …

Nintendo Wants To Turn Sleep Into A Game

And just filed a patent for a device that will monitor you while you rest<p>From the first narrative videogame to those that move games into 3D space, Nintendo has had a prescient, uncanny ability to understand our relationship with technology. Its most recent initiative is called Quality of Life, but …

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Would You Trust an Artist to Photograph You in Your Sleep?

Sara Meghdari wants to shoot you at your most vulnerable.<p>Sleeping strangers snore, drool, and sprawl in photographer Sara Meghdari's ongoing project, <i>nyc</i>. "The project began with my move the city in 2013 [and the] portraits are of strangers I have met along the way," Meghdari explains to The …

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Build your own sleeping teddy bear that wakes up when you touch it’s belly #WearableWednesday

Preschoolers allegedly consumed sleeping pills at daycare centre in Canberra

Investigations are underway into allegations three preschool students consumed sleeping pills at an early learning centre in Canberra's south.<p>Conder …

App offers key to restful sleep

Do you hate being jolted awake by your alarm clock in the morning? The creators of the app Sleep Cycle say it can wake you up gently to ensure you have a great start to the day.<p>When we sleep, the body goes through different phases, ranging from light to deep sleep. The app requires users to place …

More Indians are sleeping with smartphones in their hands, says survey- Technology News, Firstpost

More Indians are sleeping with smartphones in their hands, a survey has found, adding that some would rather give up sex for a weekend than part from …

Struggling? Try More Sleep!

Do you know anyone who actually sleeps 7 or 8 hours a night regularly? Not many I bet. Let's face it, we are a sleep-deprived nation, which is sad because to feel and be our best a good night's sleep needs to be a priority.<p>Do you often feel exhausted by mid-afternoon? Find yourself drinking coffee …

Mice put on a shift-worker’s sleep schedule suffer from a greater risk of breast cancer

Sleeping at odd hours to get work done is neither fun nor good for your health. According to the World Health Organization, shift work that disturbs normal sleeping patterns is a possible carcinogen. Female flight attendants, for instance, have been shown to have a greater risk to breast …

Cancer

8 hours of sleep can make you happier — plus 21 other discoveries from sleep-tracking devices

But for most of us, getting enough sleep is a problem.<p>Forty million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders each year, and another 20 million experience occasional sleeping problems, according to National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.<p>But thanks to fitness trackers like …

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6 Types of Tech That Can Help You Sleep Better (Hint: Your Phone Isn't One of Them)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s one of my top rules for better sleep: Take technology out of the bedroom.<p>That's right -- remove your laptop, TV and smartphone. No excuses! If you are using your phone as an alarm clock, spend $5 for the real deal. If you’re in the …