How Showering at Night Helps You Sleep
A hot morning shower can wake you up and even boost creativity, according to some research. But if you want to improve your sleep, showering at night is the way to go. Experts say there's evidence that a night shower can help you drift off, if you time ...
The Tangled Web of Sleep
U.S. News & World Report
Why do we sleep? Is it to allow a weary mind to recover from a long day of making tens of thousands of decisions? Maybe. But two scientific teams working on different aspects of the question have come up with a startling, new answer. We sleep to forget.
Spaniards' lack of sleep isn't a cultural thing – they're in the wrong time zone
We often think that the siesta and a supposedly sleepy attitude to life mean Spaniards have time for sleep, and are able to reap the benefits; or that there are cultural reasons for their sleep behaviours. This couldn't be further from the truth. The ...
Research shows most Coloradans get enough sleep
More than one in three adults in America are getting less sleep than they need. While insufficient sleep is often considered normal, it can have dramatic effects on a population's health and productivity. According to research funded by the National ...
Study suggests a good night's sleep can help prevent depression
Sleep may be the key to better mental health according to a recent study from South Korea. Researchers at the Workplace Mental Health Institute at the Kangbuk Samsung Medical Center studied over 200,000 workers, aged between 20 and 40 years, who ...
Study Shows Lack of Sleep Leads to Depression
Girl, 16, died in her sleep after drinking incredibly cheap cider
Megan Craig-Wilkinson, 16, was found dead by her horrified mother the morning after drinking Frosty Jack's cider for the first time. Mum Joanne Good, 38, is now planning to lobby MPs to change the law and no longer allow retailers to sell alcohol at ...
16-year-old girl died in her sleep after drinking cider dubbed 'the cheapest booze on sale in the UK'
6 sleep gadgets that will make you sleep like a baby
The benefits of getting a good night sleep are well known. But in this technological era, gadgets are not usually the best option, when bedtime arrives. However, some developers have recently launched new gizmos that are set to help us relax and have ...
Internet café 'exploiting' homeless by charging €10 a night to sleep on chairs and floors
"The cafe isn't a suitable place for them to be sleeping. I notified the Housing First Intake Team so they will have to go and check it out. "Health and Safety regulations definitely weren't taken into account, never mind insurance. It's a misuse of ...
Tests begin with magnetic device to treat sleep apnea
Tests have begun on an innovative new device for sleep apnea - one that uses a magnet. The device is called Magnap. When air passages begin to relax and close at night, Magnap uses 2 magnets to hold them open. One goes into the patient. "A small ...
Charity fundraiser died in his sleep from lethal cocktail of cocaine and ecstasy after Christmas jumper party
A charity fundraiser and event organiser was found dead by his flatmate after taking a deadly cocktail of cocaine and ecstasy at a Christmas party . Darren Batey, 32, had mixed the class A drugs with alcohol during the bash where guests were told to ...