Research shows naps are no substitute for good sleep.
Scientists at the Michigan State University sleep lab found people who used short naps to make up for lack of sleep performed much worse in cognitive testing than those who got plenty of sleep in the first place.
August 16, 2021
College students can lower blood pressure and feel better with more sleep.
Researchers at Penn State found an increase of 43 minutes per night of sleep for college students in their study equated to a drop in systolic blood pressure of seven points.
May 24, 2021
During a good night's sleep is when your brain takes out the trash.
Researchers at Northwestern University found deep sleep has the power to clear waste from the brain.
February 01, 2021
A healthy gut microbiome may be important to healthy sleep.
Japanese researchers found mice with depleted gut bacteria had trouble producing serotonin which they believe led to difficulty sleeping.
January 18, 2021
If you have trouble with unwanted thoughts maybe you should improve your sleep.
Researchers have discovered lack of sleep significantly affects your ability to stop unpleasant and unwanted thoughts from entering your mind.
October 26, 2020
It seems insomnia can be reduced if you add a little weight to the problem.
Researchers in Sweden found study participants reported significantly reduced insomnia severity, better sleep maintenance, a higher daytime activity level, and reduced symptoms of fatigue, depression and anxiety when sleeping with a weighted chain blanket.
September 28, 2020
A new phenomenon is causing college students to lose sleep.
Research shows many students lose sleep because of a condition called nomophomia, which is the fear of being detached from mobile phone connectivity.
September 04, 2020
The amount of natural light office workers see can make a difference in their lives.
A newly released study showed office workers exposed to natural light during the day slept an average of 37 additional minutes at night and scored 42 percent better on cognitive tests compared to those exposed to only artificial light.
June 08, 2020