Sleep

Is climate change keeping you awake at night?

Scientific observations over the years have shown that nights are getting warmer faster than days (in fact, cooler regions and cooler seasons and …

Climate Change

6 Sleeping Myths Debunked

Sleep is probably the one thing that almost everyone can agree on loving. However, very few of us get as much as we’d like, whether it’s due to …

Sleep Deprivation: How And Why Your Brain Will Start To Eat Itself When You Get Less Sleep

Sleep deprivation is something we are all familiar with. But while most folks know, or have experienced, the day-time sleepiness, fatigue and even …

Sleep Deprivation

What Is the Best Time to Take Your Omega Cure Cod Liver Oil?

Traditionally, breakfast has been the favored time for taking medications, food supplements, and cod liver oil. At the start of the day, many of us …

Sleep Apnea

Can't Sleep? Climate Change Will Cause More Sleepless Nights, New Study Finds

The study is the first to identify a link between rising temperatures and poor sleep patterns.

Climate Change

3 Things Swimmers Can Do to Get Motivated to Train Like Their Hair is on Fire

Struggling with getting and staying motivated? Here are three things you can do each day to fuel the fire.<p>We all know the struggle well.<p>We sit there …

Motivation

Chasing dreams may be the next sleeper hit for venture capitalists

A lot of startups are pitching ways to put us to sleep lately. In response, investors are perking up and writing big checks.<p>Call it Big Sleep. After decades spent funding technologies tailored to deprive us of sleep (see: streaming video, gaming, social networks and 24/7 online shopping), the …

Startups

5 Ways To Combat Sleep Deprivation

A good night’s sleep boosts brain power, helps build muscle, burns excess fat, and sets you up for the day ahead. It is, quite simply, one of the most important variables of living, yet few of us actually get our recommended 7-9 hours per night.<p>Fixing bad sleeping habits isn’t easy, after all, in …

Sleep Deprivation

Total sleep deprivation and the thyroid axis: effects of sleep and waking activity. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Circadian and sleep components modulate anterior pituitary release of thyrotropin (TSH), the chemical substance regulating the thyroid …

Sleep Deprivation

Do You Know These Five Efficient Sleep Secrets?

<b>Sleep is vital to human health and well-being. And yet many people -- especially students -- think of it as expendable. After all, when it feels like</b> …

Wellness

Climate Change Is Already Making Americans Sleep Worse

A 765,000-person study argues that unusually warm nights are a public-health hazard.<p>In the fall of 2015, the worst heatwave in 25 years struck Southern California. Los Angeles saw two back-to-back 100-degree days, which set an October record and plagued the Long Beach marathon. San Diego, …

Climate Change

Climate change is keeping Americans awake at night. Literally.

In 2015, a record heat wave roasted Southern California. At the time, Nick Obradovich was a graduate student at the University of California at San Diego. During the day, he said, everyone on campus turned sluggish and grumpy.<p>Sundown brought little relief. “For a number of nights in the heat wave, …

Climate Change

Scientists warn of sleepless nights in a warming world

By 2050, a bad night’s rest could be almost twice as common as it is now. That’s the conclusion of the largest study yet on sleep and temperature, …

Climate Change

24 Hours of a Bengali Wedding: A Day of Errands, Sleep Deprivation, and Decreasing Patience

Waking up at four in the morning, dragging yourself out of bed, taking a cold shower on a terrace and quickly getting something to eat before you …

Sleep Deprivation

The Best Natural Remedies For Insomnia

When you have insomnia, it can feel like there’s nothing you can do to help it. No matter how many over-the-counter sleep aids you take, you know …

Alternative Medicine

Here's How You Get Your Best Sleep Ever

So, how’d you sleep last night? If you are one of the lucky ones, you dozed off quickly and got about seven to eight hours of z’s, without any waking …

Bravo TV

6 Tricks To Fall Asleep Faster

Getting to sleep can be a struggle, especially if you’re stressed or suffer from insomnia. Instead of getting a good night’s sleep like everyone …

Wellness

Zero sums: The White House’s budget goes from unrealistic to innumerate

Zero sumsThe White House’s budget goes from unrealistic to innumerate<p>Different parts of the administration contradict each other on economic …

Sleep Disorders

Century-old drug as potential new approach to autism

In a small, randomized Phase I/II clinical trial (SAT1), researchers say a 100-year-old drug called suramin, originally developed to treat African …

Sleep Disorders

Sole trading: The market for rare trainers

Sole tradingThe market for rare trainers<p>Sneakerheads can launch initial public offerings on new stock exchanges<p>print-edition iconPrint edition | …

Sleep Disorders

Internship

Internship<p>print-edition iconPrint edition | Finance and economics<p>May 25th 2017<p><i>The Economist</i> invites applications for the 2017 Marjorie Deane …

Sleep Disorders

The 7 Scariest Documentaries to Stream on Netflix Right Now

Horror movies are great and all, but <i>true</i> horror movies are just that much better. Some truly terrifying documentaries are currently available to …

Sleep Paralysis

Lack of sleep increases death risk in people with metabolic syndrome

A recent study, published in the <i>Journal of the American Heart Association</i>, finds that people with a common cluster of heart disease risk factors have …

Diabetes

The Link Between Magnesium and a Good Night's Sleep

By Kerri-Ann Jennings Many people have trouble sleeping, and breaking the cycle of insomnia can be hard.You can try changing your sleep routine and …

Vitamins

Magnesium

A significant number of us, sapiens, suffer from a sleep disorder. While statistics for sleep disorders can be hard to ascertain, estimates say that …

Sleep Disorders

​Can How Long You Sleep Predict If You’ll Die Of Lung Cancer?

Your chances can double if you hit this measure​<p>Lung cancer is one of the deadliest types of the big C out there, with only 18 percent surviving more than five years, according to the National Cancer Institute.<p>That’s why a greater understanding of what’s driving the disease is important. Smoking, …

Cancer

'Working nights, I end up in a strange limbo': readers on jobs that affect sleep

A study suggests security guards are among those who get the least sleep. We asked you how your work affects your ability to relax, and your health<p>According to a study by the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, bakers and postal workers in the country don’t get as much sleep as …

Your Boss Should Let You Go Home Early on Friday

Most Americans with regular day jobs would probably say that they live for the weekend. And to those overworked and tired laborers and pencil …

Productivity

The Truth About Melatonin

Many people turn to melatonin when they have trouble sleeping. It's widely known for it's sleep-promoting effects, and people rave about how much it …

Melatonin

7 Steps To Round-The-Clock Energy

<i>by Janet Ungless</i><p>Picture this: It’s the late afternoon, and you’re struggling to keep your eyes open, wishing there were a couch nearby where you could curl up for a nap.<p>Sound familiar? It should—according to science, we’re hardwired for those post-lunchtime energy dips, which stem from a drop in …

Wellness