Letting Your Baby Cry More Before Sleep Isn’t as Bad as It Feels

May 24, 2016

Common techniques for helping babies—and parents—sleep at night seem to carry no long-term harms, a small trial finds.


Severe, Untreated Sleep Apnea Linked to Aggressive Melanoma

May 16, 2016

MONDAY, May 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Sleep is key to immune function and health, and a new study finds that may be especially true for patients battling melanoma.
The study found that severe, untreated cases of sleep apnea — interruptions in nighttime breathing — are linked with more aggressive melanomas.
“This is the first large, prospective […]


Swaddling May Be a SIDS Risk for Babies

May 9, 2016

Swaddling can be risky, a new study finds.


Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

May 8, 2016

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter
SUNDAY, May 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Countless people — often men with enlarged prostates — need to visit the bathroom during the night. But help could soon be at hand in the form of a nasal spray, new research suggests.
A spritz of a synthetic hormone, already used by bed-wetting kids, […]


Your High-Fat Diet Could be Making You Sleepy

May 4, 2016

Men who eat a lot of fatty foods may find themselves needing an afternoon nap, a new study suggests.


Serious Insomnia? Study Finds Psychotherapy Can Help

May 3, 2016

People with long-term sleep troubles should turn to a form of psychotherapy to reboot normal sleeping patterns before trying sleeping pills.


Cutting Calories Improves Mood and Sex Life, Even If You’re Not Seriously Overweight

May 3, 2016

Dieting might help improve your health, mood, sex drive, and stress levels even if you’re not obese, a new clinical trial reports.


Sleep Doesn’t Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries

April 27, 2016

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, April 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Many people who suffer a traumatic brain injury struggle with sleep problems they may not be aware of, Swiss researchers report.
These patients also can suffer daytime sleepiness for as long as 18 months after their injury, the small study found.
And these sleep problems may adversely […]


Night Shift Work May Be Tough on Your Heart

April 27, 2016

Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.


Bed Bugs Drawn to Red and Black Colors

April 25, 2016

MONDAY, April 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Bed bugs have favorite colors, new research has discovered.
In a series of experiments, researchers noted that the little blood suckers strongly preferred red and black and avoided green and yellow.
Does that mean it’s time to redecorate your bedroom in colors these pests don’t like?
It’s probably too soon for […]




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