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LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report

FRIDAY, May 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes, a new report warns. Latest Sleep News Specifically, there is new evidence that this type of light can disturb biological and sleep rhythms and damage the […]

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How sleep and mood impact working memory

How sleep and mood impact working memory

Two new studies assess how working memory — the memory we use on a day-to-day basis in decision-making processes — is affected by age, mood, and sleep quality and whether these factors impact memory together or on their own. Two new studies investigate how sleep quality, mood, and age affect a person’s working memory. Working […]

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Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

Stress, insomnia may triple death risk for those with hypertension

A stressful work environment coupled with a lack of sleep can result in a threefold-higher risk of cardiovascular death in people with hypertension. Having both a stressful job and difficulty sleeping may dramatically increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular death. Recent research looked at how stress and insomnia affected the health of employees who have […]

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Snoring Not Just a Male Problem

Snoring Not Just a Male Problem

Latest Sleep News MONDAY, April 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — New research shows that snoring is not the sole domain of men. “We found that although no difference in snoring intensity was found between genders, women tend to underreport the fact that they snore and to underestimate the loudness of their snoring,” said lead investigator […]

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Study debunks 3 common sleep myths

Study debunks 3 common sleep myths

New research dispels some common sleep myths that prevent people from getting adequate rest and that may lead to health problems in the long run. Debunking common sleep myths is key for our overall health, suggests new research. Over a third of adults in the United States do not get enough sleep, according to the […]

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Common Sleep Myths Endanger Public Health

Common Sleep Myths Endanger Public Health

Latest Sleep News TUESDAY, April 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Mistaken beliefs about sleep are common and pose a significant health threat, a new study warns. Among these myths: some people only need five hours of sleep; snoring is harmless; a drink before bedtime helps you fall asleep. “Sleep is a vital part of life […]

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CPAP Brings Longer Life for Obese People With Sleep Apnea: Study

CPAP Brings Longer Life for Obese People With Sleep Apnea: Study

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Sleep News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — There’s good news for the millions of obese Americans with sleep apnea: Researchers report the use of the CPAP mask may greatly increase their chances for a longer life. Use of the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) mask was tied to […]

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What causes asthma complications?

What causes asthma complications?

Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs and respiratory system. It causes inflammation of the airways, which can make it hard to breathe. Asthma can present at any age. Symptoms can sometimes appear in infancy, while other people do not develop the condition until adulthood. The potential triggers of asthma can vary from person […]