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December 3, 2020

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Gut Microbes: A Key to Normal Sleep

Researchers used a cocktail of antibiotics to deplete gut microbes in mice. They found that metabolites in the gut differed in these mice compared with controls. In particular, metabolic pathways ...
Healthy sleep habits are associated with a lower risk of heart failure. Adults with the healthiest sleep patterns (morning risers, sleeping 7-8 hours a day and no frequent ...

Scientists Discover How a Common Mutation Leads to 'Night Owl' Sleep Disorder

People with delayed sleep phase disorder are unable to fall asleep until late at night (often after 2 a.m.) and have difficulty getting up in the ...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Reduces Insomnia Symptoms Among Young Drinkers

More than half of young adults at risk for alcohol-related harm report symptoms of insomnia. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the first-line treatments for insomnia, but it's never been ...
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Researchers Find How Stress and the Circadian Clock Affect Sleep

Researchers have found a new neural pathway that links the circadian clock, stress, and wakefulness in mammals. They identified a neuron that becomes excessively active when the mammal is under ...

Web Searches for Insomnia Surged at Height of COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Orders

A study found a significant increase in the number of online search queries for 'insomnia' between April and May 2020, when governments across the U.S. and around the world implemented ...

Sleep Apnea May Be Risk Factor for COVID-19

The question of sleep apnea as the risk factor for COVID-19 arose in a study conducted in Finland on patients of the first wave of the ...

Gut Microbiome Plays Important Role in Sleep Regulation

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects more than one billion people worldwide. Evidence suggests OSA can alter the gut microbiome (GM) and may promote OSA-associated co-morbidities, including ...

Weighted Blankets Can Decrease Insomnia Severity

Weighted blankets are a safe and effective intervention in the treatment of insomnia, according to researchers who found that insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders experienced reduced insomnia ...

The Hypnotic Potential of Thalidomide

Researchers demonstrate that the hypnotic and teratogenic effects of thalidomide are ...

Insomnia Treatment Offers Relief

Insomnia causing sleepless nights, daytime fatigue and poor health outcomes is a cycle worth busting, experts say, with depression, anxiety and stress a common co-occurrence. A study of more than 450 ...

People React Better to Both Negative and Positive Events With More Sleep

New research finds that after a night of shorter sleep, people react more emotionally to stressful events the next day -- and they don't find as much joy in the good things. This has important ...

COVID-19 Patients With Sleep Apnoea Could Be at Additional Risk

People who have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea could be at increased risk of adverse outcomes from COVID-19, according to a new ...

Insomnia Identified as a New Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes in New Study Which Also Confirms Many Other Risk and Protective Factors

A new study identifies insomnia as a risk factor associated with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study identifies 34 risk factors that are thought to increase (19) or decrease ...

Links Among Poor Sleep, High Blood Pressure, Gut Microbiome Discovered

Researchers have found associations among disrupted sleep, elevated blood pressure and changes in the gut microbiome. The research aimed to determine whether a 28-day period of disrupted sleep ...

Study Finds That Sleep Restriction Amplifies Anger

Feeling angry these days? New research suggests that a good night of sleep may be just what you ...

American Academy of Sleep Medicine Calls for Elimination of Daylight Saving Time

Public health and safety would benefit from eliminating daylight saving time, according to a position statement from the American Academy of Sleep ...

Study Finds 'Nomophobia' Is Associated With Poor Sleep Health in College Students

A new study found that the fear of being out of mobile phone contact -- 'nomophobia' -- is extremely common among college students and is associated with poor sleep ...

Study Examines Link Between Sperm Quality and Light from Devices at Night

Men might want to think twice before reaching for their smartphone at night. A new study found correlations between electronic media use at night and poor sperm ...

Long Naps May Be Bad for Health

Many believe that lying down for a snooze is a harmless activity. But in newly presented research, scientists show that drifting off for more than one hour could be ...

Study Evaluates Immersive Virtual Reality as a Sleep Aid for Teens

While teens are encouraged to turn off electronics before bedtime, a new study suggests that visiting a virtual environment may benefit their sleep health. Researchers evaluated the efficacy of a ...

New Study Suggests ADHD Like Behavior Helps Spur Entrepreneurial Activity

Many people have experienced a few nights of bad sleep that resulted in shifting attention spans, impulsive tendencies and hyperactivity the next day -- all behaviors resembling ADHD. A new study ...

Meditation-Relaxation Therapy May Offer Escape from the Terror of Sleep Paralysis

Sleep paralysis -- a condition thought to explain a number of mysterious experiences including alleged cases of alien abduction and demonic night-time visits -- could be treated using a technique of ...

Pinpointing the Cells That Keep the Body's Master Circadian Clock Ticking

Scientists have developed a genetically engineered mouse and imaging system that lets them visualize fluctuations in the circadian clocks of cell types in mice. The method gives new insight into ...

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