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Night owls might face more health issues and early

Bad news, night owls. Evening types have a 10 percent higher risk of dying than those up and at ’em in the morning, according to a new study from Northwestern Medicine and the United Kingdom’s University of Surrey. “This is the first study, to our knowledge, that was able to look at mortality risk,” said Kristen… Read more

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Sleep Deprivation May Be Linked to Weight Gain in Kids

Sleep is especially important for children and young adults, and yet another study has reinforced the idea that sleep deprivation in youths is associated with obesity later in life. The new research shows that poor sleep precedes weight problems, and therefore may be a risk factor of obesity and not a consequence. The study is an… Read more


Two nights of performances: Friday May 4 & Saturday May 5 Hosted by SpringPerformed by Max Richter and the American Contemporary Music Ensemble NEW YORK, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — “this is the ultimate lullaby” NPR “the music was a pool of ambient textures… cresting like waves above water.” The Austin Chronicle “Many of these pieces… Read more

Night owls risk dying younger, should sleep in: study

People who stay up late and have to drag themselves out of bed are likelier to die younger than those who rise and set with the Sun, researchers said Thursday. A survey of more than 430,000 people in Britain found that night owls had a 10-percent higher risk of dying in the 6.5-year study period than… Read more

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If you love staying up late and sleeping in, doing otherwise might actually hurt your health

Here’s one more way our modern sleep schedules might be killing us. Some of us just thrive after dark. DepositPhotos Night owls might get a rap for staying up too late watching Netflix or getting lost in meme spirals on the web, but it’s not all fun and games. Study after study shows the later you… Read more

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How To Treat Sleep Apnea?

The Treatment Of Snoring And Sleep Apnea A dentist trained in dental sleep medicine can meet you with an oral appliance after you are diagnosed with sleep apnea. The dental solution to treating obstructive sleep apnea is to use a comfortable, removable oral device. Oral appliance therapy can be a successful method of treatment, for many… Read more

Infants At Risk Due To Sleep Practices By Non-Parental Supervisors

A new study has reported that non-parental supervisors were more likely to place babies in unsafe sleep environments and positions, urging pediatricians to raise awareness among caregivers. The paper titled “Characteristics of Infant Deaths during Sleep While Under Nonparental Supervision” was published in the Journal Of Pediatrics on Monday. Unsafe sleep positions constitute practices such as… Read more

Sleep disorders rising among younger people

The average age of patients reporting chronic insomnia and related problems is falling, as Wang Xiaodong reports. About two months ago, Xing Yan started experiencing insomnia for the first time. “It developed suddenly. I was under heavy pressure from work at the time. I could not fall asleep at all at night, and was wide awake… Read more

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Sleepless In Miami, Nashville And New York: Survey Finds 44 Percent Of Professionals Often Lose Sleep Over Work

– Younger employees (ages 18 to 34) more likely to lie awake at night- More men (50 percent) experience sleeplessness over job-related issues compared to women (40 percent)- Culprits include workload, difficult business issues and interpersonal relationships MENLO PARK, Calif., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sleepless nights caused by work anxiety are taking a heavy toll… Read more

Smartphones are hurting our sleep

Using devices before bed disrupts normal patterns, survey finds More than 60 percent of people born after 1990 – the group that most actively uses smartphones late at night – do not sleep well, according to a report on the sleep patterns of Chinese netizens. Netizens sleep 7.1 hours a day on average, but 56 percent… Read more

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