Sleep Disorders

People who snore 'more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease'

People who snore are at greater risk of developing dementia later in life, researchers have said.<p>Scientists at Harvard University found that …

Sleep Apnea

6 Surprising Signs of Insomnia May Lead to Causes of Poor Sleep

Insomnia is easy to recognize when you have the most common symptoms: difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, early morning awakenings, …

Insomnia

Interrupted sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s, new studies show

Getting a solid night’s sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day — there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia, according to new research presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London.<p>Three studies by researchers at …

Sleep Apnea

7 things you need to know about bedwetting

We asked a paediatric nurse about the best way to beat it<p>Bedwetting affects 1 in 15 seven year olds and can have a serious impact on a child's …

Parenting

Escaping Big Pharma’s Pricing With Patent-Free Drugs

How’s this for a great deal? The United States government funded research and development of a new vaccine against Zika. But the Army, which paid a French pharmaceutical manufacturer for its development, is planning to grant exclusive rights to the vaccine to the manufacturer, Sanofi Pasteur, along …

Pharma

I Tested 2 Different Sleep Trackers to Unlock the Secret to Perfect Sleep—Here’s What Happened

My choice that night morphed into a personal vow: sleep would be one of the parts of my life that’s technology-free. So much of our lives is tracked, calculated, and siphoned into spreadsheets. This data can be beneficial in some cases, but tracking is a slippery slope. It’s too easy to expect a …

Sleep

The one quick trick that can immediately boost your health

672,768,000. That’s the average number of breaths you’ll roughly take in a lifetime spanning 80 years. And if something is done that often, it pays …

Sleep Apnea

Marijuana Works Better Than Sleeping Pills For Insomnia

One of the most common home-remedy uses for cannabis is as a natural sleep aid or cure for insomnia. There is no shortage of discussion on the …

Sleep Apnea

Did we evolve insomnia as a way to survive? - Futurity

The "poorly sleeping grandparent hypothesis" suggests insomnia was once a perk, not a problem.

Insomnia

Disrupted sleep could increase the risk of dementia, studies suggest

Disrupted sleep could increase the risk of dementia, a series of major studies suggests.<p>Research on more than 1,600 people found that those suffering from disordered breathing at night were more likely to suffer an accumulation of proteins linked to Alzheimer’s disease.<p>The three US studies examined …

Alzheimer's Disease

Sleep Paralysis Horror 'Dead Awake' Now on Home Video - Bloody Disgusting

From the creator of <i>Final Destination</i> (<b>Jeffrey Reddick</b>), FilmRise’s <b>Dead Awake</b>, the supernatural horror feature based on Sleep Paralysis, an actual …

Sleep Paralysis

This £50 device claims to cure your insomnia

What price would you put on a good night's sleep?<p>The short of it<p>Who wouldn’t want a better night’s sleep? At less than £50, Dodow offers a simple …

Insomnia

The Sleep Disorder That Makes People Hallucinate Their Own Death

Every night for the last 12 years, Anne has slept by the phone, waiting for calls. A few minutes after half past two in the morning, perhaps, the …

Narcolepsy

Got A Snorer In The House? Tell Them To Do This For Some Peace And Quiet

I once ended a “relationship” because he snored.<p>It felt like the world was about to end the whole night, the bed shaking like an earthquake every ten …

Sleep Apnea

The Scary Way Just One Night Of Poor Sleep Can Mess With Your Brain​

​It might raise your risk of this serious condition<p>One night spent tossing and turning is enough to leave you bleary-eyed and cranky the next morning. But more serious effects of a poor’s night sleep might be lurking inside your brain, a new study from Washington University in Saint Louis …

Sleep Apnea

CPAP mask not a prescription for heart troubles, researchers say

Using a breathing device to treat sleep apnea may help you get a good night's rest, but it might not lower your risk of dying from a stroke or heart …

Sleep Apnea

Age-related insomnia aided ancestors:study

Age-related insomnia may be a throwback to a time when live-in grandparents helped our ancestors stay safe at night, US researchers say.<p>Varying sleep …

Insomnia

Positive airway pressure doesn't reduce heart risk with sleep apnea

(Reuters Health) - Although having sleep apnea has been linked to elevated risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke, a new analysis of past research finds that apnea treatment with positive airway pressure (PAP) does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular events or death.<p>"Doctors need …

Sleep Apnea

When things are meant to be – “Sleepwalking” BMW ad

“Sleepwalking ” is a women empowering commercial that opens a discussion or continues the conversation on equality. The tone of this commercial is …

Sleep

Purpose in Life by Day Linked to Better Sleep at Night

<i>Summary: Researchers at Northwestern University report older adults who suffer from sleep disturbances such as sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome</i> …

Sleep Apnea

The Perfect Choice | Fleur Jaeggy

Translated from the Italian by Gini Alhadeff<p>The pain her son had caused her by choosing to die on a day in spring was less than she had expected. He …

Insomnia

10 Netflix Films Guaranteed to Frighten Even the Most Hard-Boiled Horror Fans

Netflix is the best place to find good scary movies to watch. if you are planning to watch scariest this weekend, here is the list of 10 obscure …

Sleep Paralysis

5 natural ways to stop snoring

No one wants to sound like — or sleep next to — a snorchestra<p>According to the NHS, in England as many as one in four people snore regularly, …

Sleep Apnea

Link Between Poor Sleep and Increased Dementia Risk, Research Shows

Evidence suggests that sleep breathing disorders, like snoring and sleep apnea, are strongly correlated to Alzheimer's disease.

Sleep Apnea

Lack Of Sleep Can Contribute To The End Of Your Marriage

It's not just fighting that can tear a relationship apart — lack of sleep can also contribute to the death of a marriage.A new study in the journal …

Sleep

Sleep apnea linked to worsening diabetic eye disease

People with both sleep apnea and type 2 diabetes have more than double the risk of worsening retina disease compared to diabetics without the sleep breathing disorder, a UK study suggests.<p>Researchers followed adults with type 2 diabetes over about four years and found that for those with milder eye …

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Problems May Be An Early Sign of Alzheimer's

<i>Summary: A new study links sleep problems with increased biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers discovered those who report low sleep</i> …

Sleep Apnea

Doctors Say New ‘Chocolate Snorting’ Trend Could Have Deadly Consequences

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A growing trend of people snorting chocolate could cause serious harm to their health.<p>First, there was Four Loko — an …

Sleep Apnea

Therapeutic robots may soon swim within the body

Imagine a microscopic machine that could swim through a person’s blood vessels on its way to delivering medicine to a cancerous tumor. Or one that …

Biology

Neuroon: the open source sleep, dream and meditation device

For years we have had to use massive machines that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to analyse sleep disorders or induce a lucid dreaming …

Sleep