Monthly Archives: February 2019

Can you blame your parents for insomnia?

Once upon a time parents only had to worry about the visible ways they could mess their children’s lives up; now they have to worry about all sorts of duff genes they could pass on to their offspring too. Could … Continue reading

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Sleep apnoea and heart problems

Sleep apnoea is a condition in which one’s airways collapse temporarily while one is asleep causing one to wake up with a start. In this study Diego Mazzotti, from the University of Pennsylvania, led a team of researchers looking into … Continue reading

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Why sleep is not a one-man (or woman) business

Despite the fact that most people sleep with someone beside them sleep studies have most often dealt with people as individuals. Attempting to overcome this was a team of researchers led by Taylor Elsey, from the University of Kentucky. The … Continue reading

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Early to bed, early to rise

“Early to bed, early to rise makes a boy (or girl)┬áhealthy, wealthy and wise,” is a parents’ saying that has annoyed generations of children over hundreds of years. However, like a lot of other similar sayings it has a kernel … Continue reading

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Interpersonal relations and sleep

People who have good relationships as young adults experience less stress as they get older which, in turn, lead to them sleeping better. Chloe Huelsnitz, from the University of Minnesota, led a team of researchers who studied 112 people, following … Continue reading

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Apples, pears and sleepless nights

Sleep apnoea – a condition in which one’s airway collapses temporarily while one is asleep causing one to wake up with a start – is more common in fat people. However, fatness comes in many shapes, albeit only one size, … Continue reading

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