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Deep Sleep Appears to Protect Against Dementia

Deep sleep is good for the brain.

Scientists at Monash University in Australia have found found that deep sleep, also known as slow-wave sleep, may prevent dementia.

, November 06, 2023


Napping Linked to Larger Brain Volume

Napping may be the key to keeping your brain healthy.

A new study from University College London has found regular daytime napping may help preserve brain health by slowing the rate of brain shrinkage during the aging process.

, July 10, 2023


Junk Food Messes With Your Sleep

Don't junk up your food unless you want to junk up your sleep.

Researchers at Uppsala University found eating an unhealthy diet affected the quality of the sleep of their study participants.

, June 19, 2023


Irregular Sleep Tied to High Blood Pressure

If you care about your blood pressure you need to care about your sleep.

Research from Australia shows the chance for high blood pressure increases dramatically for every hour of sleep lost or for major shifts in regular sleep patterns, especially among overweight, middle-aged men.

, April 17, 2023


Less Sleep Equates to More Eating for Children

Children who sleep less eat more food and more junk.

Researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand have found as little as 40 minutes less of sleep during the night can trigger big changes in eating the next day.

, March 20, 2023


Weighted Blankets Increase Melatonin Production

Weighted blankets can help you sleep better.

New research from Uppsala University in Sweden shows weighted blankets increase melatonin levels during sleep.

, October 10, 2022


Research Shows the Sleepy are More Stingy

Sleep affects more than your physical health.

New research from the University of California at Berkeley shows a lack of sleep can inhibit your social conscience and make you less willing to help others and be more stingy with your money.

, September 18, 2022


Sleeping Less for Teens Means More Weight

If your teen is not getting enough sleep you may need to buy them bigger clothes.

New research from the European Society of Cardiology which found teenagers who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to be overweight or obese compared to their well-rested peers.

, August 29, 2022


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